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BALTIMORE (AP) Dozens of students at mid-Atlantic universities have either been pulled out of Egypt or are on their way home amid political unrest that threatens to topple the government. The Associated Press contacted a half-dozen major universities in the region Monday, and all said they were arranging for students, faculty and staff to get out of Egypt.

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) Frederick County government is cutting seven management jobs in fire-and-rescue services. The county commissioners announced the cuts Monday to save $670,000 annually beginning with the fiscal year starting in July.

BALTIMORE (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Baltimore Orioles and right-hander Justin Duchscherer have reached agreement on a one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement is not yet final.

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