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Spending panel approves $2.9M each for 3 exonerees

The Maryland Board of Public Works, from left: Treasurer Nancy Kopp, Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot. (The Daily Record/Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS — Three men who were exonerated for the 1983 murder of a teenager in Baltimore will receive nearly $3 million each as compensation for their wrongful incarceration. The payments to Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart, approved by ...

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