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Gilchrest Backs Obama: Not his first party flip

September 18, 2008

Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, R-1st, who was defeated in the Republican primary, has declared his support for Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and VEEP running-mate Sen. Joe Biden in an interview with Baltimore public radio WYPR.  (Read the brief report here:  http://www.politickermd.com/danielreiter/3660/gilchrest-throws-support-behind-obama-biden It might seem like more of the same, since Gilchrest has endorsed Democrat Frank...
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More Bank Mergers for Cecil County

September 17, 2008

Just when you thought you remembered the latest name of your local bank that has been merged with some other bank comes news that there is yet another local merger in the works. But this time you won’t have to learn a new name. People’s Bank of Elkton is the latest on the merger bandwagon....
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County Commissioner Races

September 17, 2008

Things are starting to heat up, or at least show some signs of life, in the two contested Cecil County Commissioner races on the ballot in November. The signs are going up, the websites are being ramped up and the fundraisers are fast and furious. District 5: (to replace the retiring Mark Guns)– Republican...
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Pro-Slots Group Slated to get $2 million from Track Owner

September 17, 2008

Supporters of the November referendum to allow slot-machines in Maryland may get a major infusion of cash, as much as $2 million, from Magna Entertainment, which owns Laurel Park and Pimlico in Baltimore, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.  That would come on top of an unspcified amount expected to be put into the fray...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, CECIL COUNTY VOTERS!

* I am grateful for your support and I heard your voices on issues that concern you. I will work hard to create jobs, expand economic development, back our law enforcement officers in the fight against crime and drugs, and support strong schools..

*We will work together to make Cecil County "The Best It Can Be."

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)

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