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News Minute: Here is the latest Maryland and Delaware news from The Associated Press

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SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police say a 35-year-old man has been charged with murder and armed robbery in connection with a home invasion slaying in Salisbury. Authorities say Paul A. Tatem is charged in the beating death of 72-year-old Donald Mariner, who was attacked on April 16 at his home.

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Schools of Dentistry and Medicine at the University of Maryland have become the recipient of a $10.7 million grant over five years. The National Institutes of Health say the money will be used by the school to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A 21-year-old Wilmington man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of another man during a 2012 robbery. Twenty-one-year-old Zakee Lloyd of Wilmington entered the plea Tuesday just before jury selection was to begin in his trial in Superior Court.

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The National Basketball Players Association has elected Washington, D.C., trial lawyer Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American male sports union. Roberts' appointment comes at a critical time for the players, who could face another round of collective bargaining talks in 2017.

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