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Luke Donald of England plays a shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club on June 16 in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Tia Ha, of Victorville, California, misses the spelling of a word in the preliminary round of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee contest at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland on June 1.
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Spellers wait for their turn to spell a word during the second round of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition on June 1.
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Autumn Marie Currin of Angier, North Carolina reacts after misspelling a word during the second round of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition on June 1 in National Harbor, Maryland. Spellers participated in the annual competition to become the best spelling bee of the year.
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Jockey Jesus Castanon riding Shackleford celebrates as they win the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 21, in Baltimore, Md.
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A water main break is seen at an industrial park next to the Capital Beltway in Capitol Heights, Md., Monday, Jan. 24. The break outside Washington has sent water pouring from a 54-inch pipe, prompting the closure of the inner loop of the Capital Beltway in Maryland.
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Baltimore firefighters work on a multiple-alarm fire that engulfed two buildings in Baltimore's cultural district, causing heavy damage to restaurants and offices in on Tuesday, Dec. 7.
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A portion of the 23,110 luminaries placed around the Antietam National Battelfield in Sharpsburg, Md., are shown in front of the New York Monument on Saturday, Dec. 4. Over 1,100 volunteers helped place and light the paper bag covered candles, which commemorate the soldiers who were killed or wounded during the three day Civil War battle.