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Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies
Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies

Buddy Roogow, the longtime Maryland Lottery director who left to run the D.C. Lottery in 2009, was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Saturday after suffering an aneurysm, the Washington agency announced. He was 65. Mr. Roogow's sudden illness after going out to dinner Friday night with his wife and friends stunned his family and coworkers who knew him as a fit and active man. "He was an extremely involved father," said daughter Caroline Roogow of Baltimore. "He loved to be outside playing with us as kids and with his grandchildren, too." She said her father, who still enjoyed tennis, racquetball and bike riding, had no plans to retire. "He loved...

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