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TODAY'S TOP STORIES

VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

JIHAD ARREST: A Virginia man who told an FBI undercover employee he wanted to commit jihad has been sentenced to five years in prison for passport fraud and making false statements in his application to join the U.S. military.

INFANT SEX OFFENDER: Authorities in North Carolina and Virginia are following up on tips as they search for a 7-month-old girl they say was abducted at knifepoint from the baby's mother.

NORTHAM JOBS: A German company that makes roll covers for paper and packaging manufacturers plans to build a manufacturing operation in Virginia.

INVASIVE INSECT-VIRGINIA: A team of Virginia Tech researchers and state entomologists is working to stop the spread of an invasive insect that has the potential to seriously damage Virginia's grape and orchard industries.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

MARYLAND GOVERNOR'S RACE-DEBATE: Candidates in Maryland's crowded Democratic primary for governor hold their third televised debate. By BRIAN WITTE.

IN BRIEF:

HOMELESS MAN-RAPE: The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Baltimore Police Department's appeal of a $2.3 million judgment for maliciously prosecuting a homeless man as a serial rapist.

IMPALED THIGH: A rebar post impaled the thigh of a Maryland man who fell 9 feet while working on his yard.

RODENTS-BURGER KING: A Delaware Burger King where video apparently shows rodents scurrying among hamburger buns has been closed because of rodent infestation and gross, unsanitary conditions.

BODY-MISSING MAN: Police say the body of a Maryland man who was reported missing has been recovered from a bayside canal.

BALTIMORE-POLICE COMMANDER: A Baltimore police commander is being investigated over the use of charity funds.

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