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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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Historic Art, Luxury Apartments Battle Over Berlin's Famous Wall

A stretch of the old Berlin Wall has stood for decades as an open-air gallery, covered in fine art and graffiti. Bids for luxury developments in the area have artists hitting the streets in protest.

Mark Bittman Is Stepping Down, But He Still Has More To Say About Food

One of the most influential food writers in recent years is leaving his job at The New York Times — to join a California food startup. "This is a calling, in a way," he says.

Nancy Pelosi On The 'Awesome Power' Of The House Speakership

The House's upcoming agenda can "be one that is a successful path to the future or it can be a calendar of chaos, and that really is up to the Republicans," Pelosi said.

#MemeOfTheWeek: That Article From The Onion About Mass Shootings

The article reveals what the writers really feel about mass shootings in America, something mainstream media couldn't do.

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