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At the polls in Halethorpe, Girl Scout cookies are the favorites

At the polls in Halethorpe, Girl Scout cookies are the favorites

Voters at Halethorpe Elementary School had an additional and unexpected choice at the polls on Tuesday: Caramel deLites, Thin Mints, or any of the other eight varieties of Girl Scout cookies that three troops were selling.

It was the first time the Halethorpe-based troops — 1817, 3212 and 4038 — decided to sell the seasonal cookies outside a voting station, according to cluster coordinator Andrea Lawrence.

Eight girls wearing their vests and sashes set up shop — with parental supervision — to sell the $4 boxes of cookies.

The scouts typically sell their cookies at the Arbutus 7-Eleven convenience store, but troop leaders thought they could get...

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