AFL-CIO Council makes endorsements
The Central Maryland AFL-CIO Council has endorsed local and federal candidates for the November election.
The council's picks are:
o Donna L. Brightman, Jacqueline Fischer, Meredith Fouche and Wayne D. Ridenour for Washington County Board of Education, a nonpartisan race
o Democrats Barack Obama for president and Joseph Biden for vice president
o Democrat Jennifer Dougherty for Maryland's 6th District in Congress
o Angie L. Fish and Kathryn B. Groth for Frederick County Board of Education, a nonpartisan race.
GOP HQ open three days a week
Washington County's Republicans have announced the hours for their 2008 campaign headquarters.
The office -- at 1561 Potomac Ave. in Long Meadow Shopping Center, near Port City Java -- is open Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m.