O’Malley crafting two-minute speech for March commemoration on Wednesday

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) was working Tuesday night to personally craft the two minutes of remarks he is scheduled to deliver at Wednesday’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, a spokeswoman said. (Wash. Post)

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Bernstein attracts second challenger in State's Attorney race

Defense attorney Russell A. Neverdon Sr. plans to run to become Baltimore's top prosecutor, and will use a streamed video Wednesday and press conference next week to kick off his bid. (Balt. Sun)

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Hearing in Daryl Jones case set for Sept. 9

An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge will hear former County Councilman Daryl Jones' case against the county on Sept. 9. Jones, a Severn Democrat, was removed from the council in January 2012 after receiving a five-month federal prison sentence for failure to file a tax return. He immediately sued the council, and the case made it to the Maryland Court of Appeals. (Capital)

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Don’t leave choice for Pipkin seat to Democratic governor, Republicans say

The chair of Caroline Republican Central Committee is blaming the central committee in Queen Anne’s County for giving Gov. Martin O’Malley the power to choose the successor of Sen. E.J. Pipkin in District 36. (Md Reporter)

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Ethics panel won't file complaint against Dundalk councilman

The Baltimore County Ethics Commission said Tuesday it will not file a complaint against a Dundalk councilman who for years did not disclose his outside employment — including a stint at a company that did business with the county schools — saying that he has corrected the omissions. (Balt. Sun)

 

Hagerstown residents take city council to task on crime, stadium

Residents Tuesday night fired a double-blast of criticism at the Hagerstown City Council and Mayor David S. Gysberts over growing city crime and their handling of the potential move by the Hagerstown Suns. (Herald-Mail)

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Meet the candidate: Dave Schmidt

The Frederick News-Post invited candidates in this year’s Frederick mayor and Board of Aldermen election to give their thoughts on some of the city’s issues. We will publish their responses over the next few weeks leading up to the Sept. 10 primary election. Dave Schmidt is a Republican candidate for alderman. (News-Post)

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Blue Moon: A blogger takes political plunge and runs for delegate

David Moon, the man behind the Maryland Juice political blog in Montgomery County, made it sort of official on the back patio of his Takoma Park home. He’s running for the House of Delegates, with a formal announcement to come later. (Md Reporter)

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