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BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore County is seeking donors to help enroll 165 underprivileged youth in a camping program and officials say donations are down because of the economy. The Campership Project relies solely on donations.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) The campaign for former Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell has filed amendments to fundraising reports filed in 2009 and 2010 with a lawyer blaming computer software for mistakes on them. The Delaware Republican also filed her fundraising report for the first quarter of this year.

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) Aberdeen Proving Ground officials warn that explosives experts will be detonating unexploded ordnance over the next few weeks. A spokesman says the series of detonations designed to destroy unexploded ordnance at a remote range at the installation will continue until May 15, depending on the weather.

BALTIMORE (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) Maryland's Gov. O'Malley says the Port of Baltimore has set a new record for its handling of container traffic. The port's public marine terminals handled the equivalent of about 632,480 full-size containers for a 12-month period beginning in April 2010 and ending March 31.

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) The Frederick Rescue Mission is expanding its operations. The organization is celebrating the grand opening today of a $1.8 million addition to its property on West South Street, near the downtown area.

BALTIMORE (AP) The discovery of a missing North Carolina teen's body in a Maryland river brings the investigation of her disappearance into a new phase. The body of Phylicia Barnes was one of two bodies found Wednesday near the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River. She disappeared while visiting relatives in Baltimore on Dec. 28.

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