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Michael Dresser

Michael Dresser is on his second tour of duty covering Maryland politics from Annapolis. He previously served as State House correspondent from 1996 to 2004, then moved to the transportation beat for seven years. He has also covered retailing and telecommunications.
William Donald Schaefer dies at 89; Maryland's dominant political figure for a half-century

The Democrat served four terms as mayor of Baltimore and two terms as Maryland's governor. He was a champion of big projects that transformed the Baltimore he loved: the Harborplace complex, Oriole Park baseball stadium and the National Aquarium.

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