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CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) Gov. O'Malley is proposing closure of a state center for the intellectually disabled in Cumberland. The July shutdown of the Joseph D. Brandenburg Center is among nearly $1 billion in cost-saving measures the administration outlined today.

BALTIMORE (AP) The brother of a man accused of attacking a teenager while on patrol with an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group is now facing identical charges. Baltimore prosecutors say 20-year-old Avi Werdesheim has been charged in a criminal information with three misdemeanors: second-degree assault, false imprisonment and possession of a deadly weapon.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Even though Delaware's Pat Devlin draws comparisons to another Blue Hen standout, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, Devlin says the comparisons end at their shared alma mater. Devlin headlines a group of quarterbacks who will in the 86th East-West Shrine game tomorrow in Orlando, Florida.

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