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AP review: Gray campaign hid poll workers’ pay

WASHINGTON — As pressure mounts on District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray to explain criminal activity that occurred during his 2010 campaign, an Associated Press review has found that the campaign routinely paid day laborers $100 in cash — twice ...

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Judge discharges autistic student’s loans

A Maryland woman with Asperger syndrome will not have to pay almost $340,000 in student loans she accumulated over the course of her almost 20-year pursuit of higher education, a judge has ruled in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Maryland. Asperger, ...

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Feds file civil suit against FedEx over containers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis is suing FedEx over the company’s use of battery-powered, refrigerated cargo containers. A statement from the U.S. attorney’s office for West Tennessee says the government is seeking to recover $1.55 million ...

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USAO’s recoveries hit all-time high here

Maryland’s U.S. Attorney’s Office recovered more than $126.7 million in civil and criminal cases in fiscal 2011, more than doubling the amount taken in the year before. The recovery marked an all-time high for the Maryland office, according to U.S. ...

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Historian accused in theft case seeks to sell Warhol print

A presidential historian charged with conspiring to steal documents from U.S. archives — including papers signed by Abraham Lincoln — is seeking court permission to sell an Andy Warhol print, other artworks and inaugural medals to cover his living expenses. ...

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Millersville man faces sentencing for fabricating credentials

Federal prosecutors say a Millersville man is facing sentencing for fabricating military and academic credentials to get jobs as a teacher and trainer. A judge will sentence William Hillar on Tuesday in Baltimore. Prosecutors say Hillar falsely claimed to be ...

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Lusby man pleads guilty to Navy recycling theft

GREENBELT — The U.S. Attorney’s office says a Lusby man has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $630,000 from the sale of Navy scrap metal. Prosecutors said Monday that 46-year-old Christopher M. Hill pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in ...

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J&J to settle criminal charge over Risperdal marketing

WASHINGTON — Johnson & Johnson has tentatively agreed to settle a single misdemeanor criminal charge related to a multi-year government investigation into the marketing of its psychiatric drug Risperdal. The company said Monday in a regulatory filing that the agreement ...

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