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Campaign signs: An eyesore to some; a booming business to others
Campaign signs: An eyesore to some; a booming business to others

At the northeast corner of Rowe Boulevard and Taylor Avenue in Annapolis, more than a dozen political campaign signs greet motorists. At West Street and Solomons Island Road, too. In fact, most major intersections in Anne Arundel County have been inundated with campaign signs this election season. While the intersections may be an eyesore for drivers and pedestrians, they represent a lucrative business for local sign companies. Since the start of the year, candidates have spent more than $169,000 on campaign signs at the GOP Shoppe in Glen Burnie, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state. At Fast Signs in Annapolis, office manager Kara Leddy estimates employees...

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