Sarah Palin Sending Robo Calls For Brian Murphy. Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is hoping “robo-calls” will give business investor Brian Murphy a boost in his race to win the Maryland Republican nomination for governor. Murphy’s campaign announced on Monday that Palin’s recorded message will be sent to thousands of voters. Palin says in the recorded call that Murphy’s business experience makes him the best candidate. She also underscores that he’s not a career politician and will take a harder stance against illegal immigration. Murphy is challenging former Gov. Robert Ehrlich in Tuesday’s primary.
McCain Endorses Ehrlich In Governor’s Race. Former presidential candidate John McCain said Robert Ehrlich has his support in Maryland’s Republican primary for governor.McCain expressed his support for the former governor in an interview Monday with The Associated Press after a meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Board of Visitors.McCain says he thinks Ehrlich is “a fine guy,” and he said Ehrlich has his endorsement.
Food Bank Cultivates Chefs While Feeding Needy. The Maryland Food Bank opened a new community kitchen earlier this summer, and the first class of student chefs are currently making their way through a program that will give them a valuable skill and help people in need.The 12 student chefs of the Foodworks Kitchen at the Maryland Food Bank are cooking up some delicious food during their sixth week of a 14-week training program.
Ravens Spoil Jets Home Opener With 10-9 Win. The Baltimore Ravens spoiled the New York Jets’ opener in their new home with a 10-9 victory. Wide receiver Anquan Boldin, Baltimore’s key offseason acquisition, toyed with New York’s vaunted secondary for 110 yards on seven catches Monday night. The Ravens’ defense outplayed its more ballyhooed rival by allowing only 176 yards and nearly blanking the Jets on third downs; New York was 1 for 11 in that department. The $1.6 billion New Meadowlands Stadium occasionally rocked with chants of J-E-T-S, but the Ravens silenced them and curbed the enthusiasm created by several additions to New York’s roster, plus the team’s no-holds-barred preseason TV series.