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There may be a movie part for you.

The crime-thriller “To Avenge” is set to be shot in Ocean City and producers are look for some extras.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that Casting 360 needs actors for the roles of reporters and a limo driver.

For the reporter the pay is $250 while the limo driver will offer up 300.

The limo driver role requires a white female between the age of 25 and 45.

The reporters’ role are open to all 25 years and old.

The film is the story of a young woman who is brutally assaulted.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Democratic state treasurer-elect Colleen Davis plans to enter a guilty plea after being charged with driving on a suspended license and other offenses.

Court records indicate that Davis is scheduled to enter a plea Thursday morning in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas. Details of the expected plea were not immediately available.

Earlier this month, Davis pleaded not guilty and demanded a jury trial, which had been scheduled for Jan. 30, after she is sworn into office early next month.

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LEWES, Del. (AP) - Scientists are trying to determine what killed the juvenile female humpback whale that washed ashore over the weekend in Delaware.

Suzanne Thurman with the Marine Education, Rehabilitation and Research Institute tells news outlets the whale is the sixth to wash ashore in Delaware since 2016. The whale was first spotted in Cape May, New Jersey, on Saturday, before it washed ashore at Cape Henlopen State Park on Sunday.

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - An internet troll who harassed a black college student with racist messages on social media has agreed to a court settlement requiring him to get "anti-hate training," apologize in writing and on video and publicly renounce white supremacy.

Tuesday's settlement agreement would resolve Taylor Dumpson's claims against one of the defendants she sued in April over an online harassment campaign orchestrated by a neo-Nazi website publisher.

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GLENELG, Md. (AP) - A judge says he won't drop hate-crime related charges against teens who argued the racial slurs and swastikas found at a Maryland high school were constitutionally protected free speech.

Four Glenelg High School seniors were charged with misdemeanors after the graffiti was found spray-painted in May. Attorneys for 18-year-old Matthew Lipp and 18-year-old Tyler Curtiss had filed separate motions to dismiss counts related to religious or racial harassment.

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The first thing I remarked after finishing my conversation with Marcus King: "This guy doesn't act or sound like a 22-year-old at all." He's incredibly perceptive, and thoughtful, and the music he's making sounds like it's coming from someone who's been working at it for decades. But I mean, he's been playing guitar for audiences since he was 11. I should have seen this coming.

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Karim Wasfi became famous around the world because of misfortune. The renowned performer and conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra played cello at the scenes of suicide attacks in Baghdad in 2015. He was the man who made beautiful music among the wreckage of a great city.

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Steven Falk still remembers the moment he first laid eyes on Lafayette, Calif., even though it was 28 years ago. He was driving there to interview for a job as an assistant to the city manager.

"I saw this amazing landscape of emerald-green hills and native oak woodland, with neighborhoods sitting in and among these verdant valleys," he says. "I loved it from the very first minute I got here."

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