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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says northern snakehead fish have made their way into the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, and almost certainly the upper Potomac River.

Fishery managers are urging people to catch and kill the predatory fish.

Snakeheads are native to China, Korea and Russia. They can breathe air, survive on land and adapt and thrive in foreign environments.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is planning an economic development trip to Asia this spring.

Hogan said in an interview Monday with The Associated Press that he is planning the trip to South Korea, China and Japan at the end of May or early June.

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The Delaware congressional delegation praised the decision by the World Trade Organization decision that Chinese poultry barriers are unfair.

American poultry farmers complained that China’s decision to impose higher duties on chicken broiler products was unjustified under international trade laws.

The imposition of the duties was followed by an 80 percent drop in American exports to China.