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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Three Maryland men have been charged with selling crabs without a license. Authorities say Stephen Mark Mullikin of Cambridge, Wesley Matthew Finneyfrock, of St. Michaels, and William Christopher Bradley, also of St. Michaels, face multiple counts of selling crabs without a license and illegal possession of female crabs.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) HBO will film a pilot episode in Maryland for a series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Governor Martin O'Malley made the announcement yesterday. Filming for the show titled "VEEP" starts in late February in Baltimore.

DOVER, Del. (AP) Democratic Sen. Michael Katz has returned to the Delaware General Assembly after suffering injuries in a ski lift accident in Maine. Katz says he and his two school-age daughters were hurt in the December 28th accident at Sugarloaf. A cable derailed at the resort, sending skiers plummeting 25 to 30 feet.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) When it comes to providing big plays and leadership, the Baltimore Ravens depend upon two guys named Ray: Ray Lewis and Ray Rice. Lewis does his part for the defense, and Rice provides those qualities for the offense. They face the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

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After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin

Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren't as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
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Do Try This At Home: 3 Korean Banchan (Side Dishes) In One Pot

If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
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Cutting Local Taxes in The District

The D.C. Council has taken steps to accelerate tax cuts for all income earners. They're part of a broader overhaul of the city's tax levels, but some council members argued there wasn't enough time for a rigorous debate about the new schedule. We explore the debate over cutting taxes for D.C. residents and how it affects the city's ability to pay for critical local services.

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Reddit CEO Says Miscommunication Led To Blackout Protest

A user revolt briefly shut down the social site last week after a key employee was dismissed. Interim CEO Ellen Pao says the company has "apologized for not communicating better" with site moderators.

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