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The state of Maryland says it will appeal the federal government's denial of disaster aid to help the state and Baltimore city recover millions of dollars in riot-related costs.

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State officials say Maryland's five casinos generated $91.4 million in revenue in June.

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Police say there's no evidence of gunshots and no injuries reported after officers searched a 20-story tower at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington.

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Health officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is out of the hospital and back at work after his first round of chemotherapy for an aggressive form of cancer.

Hogan posted messages on social media Thursday saying, "It feels great to be back in Annapolis!"

He posted that he spent the morning catching up with staff and working.

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Agriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against bird flu after outbreaks devastated flocks in other states.

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Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby wants a judge to order a separate trial for two of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

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The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

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Wicomico Superintendent of Schools John Fredericksen has announced he will not seek to renew his four-year contract when it ends next June.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports Fredericksen announced his decision at a school board meeting Tuesday.

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NASA's Wallops Flight Facility is holding an open house for the public to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

The event will be held on Saturday. Wallops launched its first rocket on June 27, 1945.

Wallops director Bill Wrobel says in a news release that the facility wants to give the public a first-hand look at its diverse missions.

The scientific balloon lab and the sounding rocket payload facility are among the facilities that will be open.

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