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GREENVILLE, Del. (AP) State police have identified a man who was killed in a one-vehicle crash in the Greenville area. Police say 22-year-old Damon Lewandowski of Wilmington was traveling at a high rate of speed on Delaware Route 52 on Sunday when he lost control and flipped his Infiniti sports car. He was taken to Christiana Hospital, where he died.

MILTON, Del. (AP) Delaware State Police say a man has died after he was ejected from his vehicle in a single-car crash. Fifty-year-old Timothy M. Kates of Bethany Beach died early Monday at Christiana Hospital, where he was flown after Sunday evening's accident.

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) Middletown Police are looking for a man they say tried to abduct two young girls in separate incidents. A man fitting the same description walked up behind the girls and tried to grab them, but fled when they resisted.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) Wilmington police say two Bear-area women are facing charges after another woman was shot while trying to buy drugs. Police say a woman was trying to by prescription painkillers Friday night when she was shot during an attempted robbery.

DOVER, Del. (AP) A brewing company that was awarded a half-million dollar loan by the state is asking Delaware economic development officials to modify the terms of the agreement. Coastal Brewing Co. is a joint venture between Maryland-based Fordham Brewing Co. and minority partner Anheuser-Busch.

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) Prince George's County police are investigating two fatal shootings in Capitol Heights overnight. Police say someone found a pizza deliveryman fatally shot in the 6800 block of Seat Pleasant Drive around 8:30 last night. County police are also investigating a fatal shooting at a Shell gas station in Capitol Heights around 3:30 this morning.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Wine-drinking in Maryland could become much easier though not without a price. Maryland lawmakers advanced a measure last week that would legalize shipments of wine directly from wineries to consumers, while they also pushed a new tax on alcohol sales.

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