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For Franchot, purchase of 32 Steinway pianos strikes sour note
An otherwise harmonious Board of Public Works meeting hit a dissonant note Wednesday when Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot objected to a $553,264 purchase of 32 Steinway-designed pianos for a performing arts center scheduled to open next year at Bowie State University.
By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun
November 16, 2011