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BALTIMORE (AP) Maryland's Public Service Commission has called a hearing into the reliability of Pepco. The utility has been criticized in recent weeks over electrical power outages that have lasted for days after storms.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Republican Robert Ehrlich says he is "a little bit ahead of schedule" in his fundraising goals for the governor's race. Ehrlich said yesterday he is "pleased with the track we're on." Ehrlich has indicated he hoped to have $3 million raised at this point.

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