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U.S. Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts On National Mall

Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.


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Md. Woman Helps Children Whose Parents Are In Jail

Shari Ostrow Scher always believed she’d start the Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership when she retired.


Photo Credit: Mindie Burgoyne

Zirkin Says Child Support Bill May Need Amendment

State Sen. Robert Zirkin says the chamber might need to amend his legislation to put some prisoners’ child support payments on hold while they are incarcerated.


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Md. Inmate Guilty Of Murdering Cellmate

A Maryland state prison inmate faces 20 more years of incarceration after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the beating and asphyxiation of his cellmate at the Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.


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Inmate Who Walked Away From Job Shot

Corrections officials say an inmate who walked away from a job was shot at a shopping center.