Aldermanic candidates mix of old, new faces

Two sitting aldermen and two former aldermen are among the 10 candidates who are poised to face off against one another in the city of Frederick’s general election, according to unofficial primary results. (News-Post)

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Candidate’s gun control plan even harsher than new law

Ten days away from implementation of Maryland’s more stringent laws on gun purchases, licensing and training, Second Amendment advocates might be wondering if it could possibly get any worse for gun owners. One House of Delegates candidate from Bethesda, Jordan Cooper, issued a proposal Wednesday that lives up to the worst fears of gun owners. But it might have appeal inside the Beltway in the district now represented by Sen. Brian Frosh, floor leader of the new control law. (Md. Reporter)

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Edwards holds open house at district office in Severna Park

Anne Arundel County residents will soon have better access to Rep. Donna Edwards. Edwards, D-Prince George's, will host an open house at 6 p.m. Thursday at her new Anne Arundel County District Office in Severna Park. (Capital)

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Leggett tours Ten Mile watershed

The potential for pollution of the Little Seneca Lake reservoir by proposed developments in Clarksburg and Boyds is something County Executive Isiah Leggett wants to know more about. “I need to go back and do more research, because this is pretty significant,” said Leggett after taking a tour hosted by environmentalists on Sept. 11 of the Ten Mile Creek watershed that flows into Little Seneca Lake in Black Hill Regional Park. (Gazette)

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Sept. 10 // Biden says $10 million grant will take Baltimore's port to 'new level'

A new $10 million federal grant will help the port of Baltimore keep pace in the dynamic global shipping economy, while creating "jobs you can raise a family on, middle-class jobs," Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to the port on Monday. Biden praised the city's port for contributing to the nation's ongoing economic recovery. (Balt. Sun)

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Former delegate Michael Gisriel files as District 12 candidate

Michael Gisriel may have only served one term in the House of Delegates, but, by his own reckoning, he's "literally worked every session in Annapolis since 1979," counseling politicians and lobbying for various industries. In 2015, he wants to return as a delegate for the newly redrawn District 12, which represents parts of Howard and Baltimore counties. All three of the district's current delegates have announced they will retire at the end of the 2014 legislative session. (Patuxent)

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Mikulski plans to vote to authorize airstrikes against Syria

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) says she will support giving President Obama the authorization to launch airstrikes against the Syrian government, providing the administration a key backer from a wing of the Democratic Party that has been hesitant to get on board. (Wash. Post)

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Sept. 18 // Perry to visit Beretta, then face O'Malley on CNN

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit gun manufacturer Beretta USA Wednesday during his trip to entice Maryland companies to move to the Lone Star State. Later in the day, Perry will square off on television with the governor whose state he came to criticize. (Balt. Sun)

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