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Former Gov. Marvin Mandel dies

Former Gov. Marvin Mandel dies

Former Gov. Marvin Mandel, who won acclaim during two tumultuous terms in the State House as one of Maryland's most effective chief executives only to be forced from power on corruption charges in 1977, died Sunday afternoon, the family said. He was 95. Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday night ordered flags to fly at half-staff in honor of the former governor. "The state of Maryland lost not only a former governor but also a truly great leader and someone countless people thought of as a friend, including myself," Hogan said. "I will be forever grateful for the advice, wisdom, and stories Governor Mandel has shared with me throughout the years. "No other governor has...

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