Don Dwyer faces challenger for House seat

Anne Arundel County Delegate Don Dwyer, who awaits sentencing on drunken boating charges and who police arrested Tuesday on a DUI charge, faces a challenge for his legislative seat. (WBAL-TV)

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More labor extensions in Baltimore County 

Two more groups of Baltimore County employees have agreed to extend their working agreements with the county by two years, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Friday. (Daily Record)

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Annapolis mayoral candidates address residents' concerns

In a questionnaire for the candidates, The Capital asked the mayoral hopefuls to give their takes on the key issues facing the city. Here are their answers. (Capital)

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Mawhinney files for District 1 commissioner seat

Tina Mawhinney, of Westminster, has filed to run for Carroll County commissioner in District 1, according to the Carroll County Board of Elections. Mawhinney, a Republican, is the second person to file to run in District 1, which is made up of northern Carroll. The district is currently represented by Republican Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier, who has yet to file for re-election. (Carroll Co. Times)

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August 23 // Transportation money looks to go evenly to road and transit priorities

By the time Maryland finishes handing out $4.4 billion in new transportation funding, the money should spread evenly among road and transit priorities, according to the state. (Gazette)

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Franchot won’t endorse in primary

Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot says he won’t endorse a candidate in the state’s 2014 Democratic primary for governor. Franchot (D) said he has worked with and likes Democratic candidates Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Dist. 20) and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, and doesn’t plan to pick a favorite in the June 2014 primary. “I’m going to be like Switzerland,” he said. (Gazette)

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McDonough to propose 'stand your ground' law for Maryland

A Baltimore County lawmaker said Thursday that he plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly that would bring to Maryland the “stand your ground” legal doctrine that became a central part of the debate over Florida’s Trayvon Martin case. (Balt. Sun)

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Ferguson resigns, GOP looks for new executive director

Months after electing a new chairman, Maryland’s Republican Party is looking for a new executive director. In an unexpected move Monday, David Ferguson resigned as executive director of the statewide party, less than two years after he took the job. (Gazette)

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