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With new governor, Maryland gets new, cheesy greeting
With new governor, Maryland gets new, cheesy greeting

"We're Open For Business" is now Maryland's official state greeting. That cheesy expression appears on 20 yellow-and-white welcome signs on roads leading into the state. The words were added a couple of weeks ago, at the same time State Highway Administration crews attached Gov. Larry Hogan's name to the signs. The governor apparently gets to decide, without asking the rest of us, what motorists read in the way of a greeting as they drive into our state. While "Enjoy Your Visit" might have been kind of bland, "We're Open For Business" is … what's another word for "cheesy"? The greeting is supposed to make it clear...

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