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OLNEY, Md. (AP) Authorities are investigating whether the shooting death of a man walking home from work in Olney is linked to another killing in the same community last week. Montgomery County police say 41-year-old Punyasara Gedara was killed yesterday afternoon in the 3400 block of North High Street.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) An appeals court says the state may not let in-state contractors on public works projects pay reduced wages to apprentices while denying the same right to out-of-state contractors. The federal panel upheld a judge's ruling on the issue.

ANNAPOLIS (AP) The Anne Arundel County Council has failed to override the county executive's veto on amendments to a bill that affects collective bargaining disputes. He vetoed three amendments that would have reaffirmed that the administration is boundy by the arbitrator's ruling.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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