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The Daily Record News Quiz: July 11 – July 15

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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Top 5: ‘It was a case that should never have gone to trial’ (access required)

After insisting that he was a victim of police retaliation, West Baltimore boxer Deon Johnson had his attempted murder case dropped this week on the morning of the trial. That story and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. ...

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Week in review: 7/15/11 (access required)

Restaurant plan suffers setback Redevelopment of the long-abandoned Chesapeake Restaurant in Baltimore’s Station North Arts District is still on track despite a key restaurateur’s rejection of the $16 million project, city officials said Monday. Qayum Karzai, who owns the nearby Helmand ...

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State drops charges against teen boxer Deon Johnson, co-defendant (access required)

Deon Johnson, the West Baltimore boxer who claims his Olympic dreams were derailed two years ago when Baltimore police officers knocked him off a dirt bike, won perhaps the biggest bout of his life Monday when the attempted murder case ...

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Deon Johnson, charged with attempted murder, insists he’s a victim of police retaliation (access required)

To hear him tell the story, West Baltimore teen Deon Johnson was an up-and-coming boxer, hoping to punch his ticket to next summer’s Olympic Games in London. His boxing coach was equally optimistic, fondly recalling Johnson’s jab, his movement in ...

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