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A new federal program provides huge savings for potential homebuyers, but there are a few strings attached. The Good Neighbor Next Door program from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department offers 50-percent discounts on the list prices of certain homes. However, to qualify, buyers must be a full-time teacher, law enforcement officer or firefighter, and agree to live in the house for three years. (wtop.com)
LESBIAN COUPLE EJECTED FROM RAVENS GAME
With the Baltimore Ravens clinging to a 14-10 halftime lead against the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 26, Mary Kate Morris and Nicole Marchetto decided to hit the concession stand behind Section 538 of M&T Bank Stadium. Little did they know they would not get to see the second half of the game. The Baltimore couple saw a long line at the restroom and decided to buy beer and fries until the line diminished. They spotted a plastic cup on the counter and used it to pour ketchup for the fries. (Washington Blade)
UMD SEX ASSAULT
Three days after a graduate student was arrested and charged with molesting a student in Stamp Student Union, police said a second woman spoke to officers to report another sexual assault in the same building. In the first incident, a female student told University Police she was grabbed from behind near the Maryland Food Co-op at 2:12 p.m. Thursday, police said, reporting that a man had wrapped his arm around her and ran his hands up her legs, under her skirt and onto her buttocks and then ran away.