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Judge to hear arguments on deleted Preakness videos case

The Baltimore police department is asking a federal judge to dismiss a suit that alleges city officers deleted videos from a man’s mobile phone after he recorded a confrontation between officers and a friend at the Preakness. The judge will ...

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N.Y. attorney general sues banks in foreclosure effort

ALBANY, N.Y.— New York’s attorney general on Friday accused some of the nation’s largest banks of deceit and fraud in using an electronic mortgage registry that he said puts homeowners at a disadvantage in foreclosures while saving banks over $2 ...

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Internet exciting to Maryland lottery

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State Lottery Agency hopes to make more money, get more exposure and have more people playing when it takes ticket sales online, said lottery Director Stephen Martino. According to its fiscal 2013 budget, the lottery anticipates ...

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D.C. poised to pull plug on online gambling

WASHINGTON — After becoming the first jurisdiction in the nation to legalize online gambling within its borders, the District of Columbia is poised to repeal the program before it launches. The strong backlash on the D.C. Council to the district’s ...

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Mentally disabled to settle sex-abuse suit

The state has reached a settlement with two mentally disabled women who claimed they were subjected to rape and sexual abuse for years by their supervisors at a state-run workshop. The settlement of $465,000 is subject to approval by the ...

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Hedge fund paying $9M; won’t be prosecuted

WASHINGTON — A hedge fund named in a massive insider-trading case will pay $9 million in settlements but won’t be prosecuted by the Justice Department because it is cooperating in the government’s investigation. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday ...

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