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POTOMAC, Md. (AP) The outpouring of condolences after the death of R. Sargent Shriver has prompted his family to open his funeral to the public. A wake is planned for tomorrow in the Georgetown area of Washington D.C. The funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Former Talk show host Montel Williams is coming to Maryland to support legislation that would legalize medical marijuana. Delegate Dan Morhaim said Williams, who is a multiple sclerosis patient, is scheduled to attend a news conference in Annapolis on Monday.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is confident that offseason labor talks will result in an agreement that will enable the NFL to avoid a work stoppage in March. Bisciotti says he remains certain that both sides can hammer out an agreement.

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