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Franchot looking for a Ravens-Redskins Super Bowl

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has made his opening statements at Board of Public Works meetings can't-miss political theater for at least the last year, returned to a favorite topic Wednesday morning: handicapping Maryland professional sports.

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O’s bring O’Malley, Franchot together

As the Orioles prepare for a Wednesday night game oozing with American League playoff implications, a pair of prominent Maryland Democrats showed the unifying power of a successful professional sports team.

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Naming rights considered for Frederick ball field

FREDERICK — Frederick city officials are considering hiring a Rockville-based firm to market naming rights to the city’s minor-league baseball field. Staff members will brief the mayor and board of aldermen Wednesday on their recommendation to award a $53,000 contract ...

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Storms cause scattered outages, road closures

A Maryland Emergency Management Agency spokesman says heavy rains are causing scattered power outages and road closures. MEMA spokesman Ed McDonough says Talbot County has been hit the hardest with heavy rains leading to some road closures on Sunday. The ...

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Cal Ripken Jr.: Mom’s kidnapping ‘bizarre’

Cal Ripken Jr. said Friday that his family and the police were still searching for answers about the kidnapping of his mother last week, a crime he called both bizarre and unsettling. The Hall of Fame infielder, speaking publicly for ...

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