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Top news stories: Monday Express Aug. 20, 2012

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Monday Express - Aug. 20, 2012

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Prince George's schools open  - As thousands of students head back to schools Monday in Prince George’s County, speed cameras in school zones will be reactivated. http://wj.la/OOeJef

Man brutally beaten in Eastern Market - D.C. police say a 29-year-old man was severely beaten in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Eastern Market. http://wj.la/NxWLga

A Prince George’s County Police officer has been placed on administrative leave following the shooting of a person, allegedly high on PCP, who threatened to kill the officer in Oxon Hill. http://wj.la/NWpdXr

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Maryland governor Martin O'Malley and Virginia governor Tim Kaine are set to be announced Monday as speakers for the the 2012 Democratic National Convention. http://wj.la/PyJCBA

Health officials in Indiana and Kentucky say they are investigating farms, distributors and retailers after an outbreak of salmonella that has killed two and sickened at least 141 people nationwide was linked to cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana. http://wj.la/SHGJwH

Gasoline prices are continuing to creep up in Virginia. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Virginia was $3.58 last week. http://wj.la/PyH5Y6

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