Regional Recap, July 11, 2011

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Police: New Leads In B-W Parkway Attack Case.  Maryland State Police are still trying to identify a suspect in a bizarre incident on the B-W Parkway this week, and investigators said Friday that new leads have turned up.A man damaged a speed camera vehicle Wednesday and caused authorities to shut down both directions of the B-W Parkway for several hours.

It’s The 71st Annual Chesapeake Turtle Derby. Slow and steady wins the race in the 71st Annual Chesapeake Turtle Derby. For 71 years, Baltimoreans have gathered for the annual turtle race in Patterson Park.

Community Jobs Become Part Of Redevelopment Plan.  The State Center Redevelopment project in Baltimore Cityhas been billed as the most ambitious project in Baltimore since the Inner Harbor.Its supporters said it represents a new future for nine historic neighborhoods surrounding the site, including an increase in jobs.An agreement was signed Saturday to ensure that jobs created by the project will stay in the community, ensuring that minorities, women and community businesses will benefit from the economic opportunities.

Triple Kidney Swap Donors, Recipients Meet. Kidney donors and recipients in a triple transplant met for the first time at the University of Maryland Medical Center.The six met Friday at the medical center in Baltimore.Hospital officials said each recipient came to doctors with a donor who turned out not to be a match.Officials said the six include fraternal twins from Harford County; a 73-year-old grandmother from Bel Air and a 28-year-old fellow church member she had never met; and a married couple from Dundalk.

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