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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A state commission on transportation funding is recommending Maryland raise $800 million more annually for infrastructure. The panel says about $600 million should be raised in new revenue and that could be leveraged for another $200 million in bond sales.

WASHINGTON (AP) Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson has been indicted on corruption charges. The eight-count indictment handed up Monday describes a wide-ranging pay-for-play scheme under which Johnson is accused of enriching himself for favors to developers and a liquor store owner.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Maryland football will launch its first season under coach Randy Edsall with a night game at home against Miami on Labor Day. The Sept. 5 matchup against the Hurricanes is the first of four straight home games for the Terrapins, who will also face Notre Dame at FedEx Field on Nov. 12.

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This post was updated at 5:43 p.m.

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