Regional Recap, December 3, 2009

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Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Glen Burnie Man Sentenced On Child Porn Charges. Federal prosecutors said a Glen Burnie man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for distributing child pornography. George Walter Ford, 48, was sentenced on Wednesday. According to his plea agreement, the co-owner of a computer repair shop told law enforcement officers that when she transferred data from Ford’s computer to a new hard drive, she had seen images of boys performing sex acts with men.

Senate President: State Won’t Cut Teachers. The state won’t cut teachers to help deal with a $1.5 billion budget deficit next year, but school administrators and public relations employees may need to go, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday. Miller spoke along with the Maryland General Assembly’s other presiding officer, House Speaker Michael Busch, during a forum in Annapolis that included members of the public and about 60 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy.

MD Reports 1st 2 Drug Resistant Cases Of H1N1. Maryland health officials are reporting the state’s first two known cases of swine flu resistant to Tamiflu. Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore announced Wednesday that the two patients were treated there and have been discharged.

Dixon’s Future Depends On MD Constitution And JudgeWhether or not Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon gets to keep her office in City Hall will depend on if the state’s Constitution applies in the case, as well as the opinion of the judge who presided over her trial.

John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind behind the 2002 sniper killings, is put to death in Jarratt, Va

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