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By Aaron Kraut

Wednesday - 6/26/2013, 9:20am  ET

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Gansler To Make Gubernatorial Run Official In September — Maryland Attorney General and Bethesda resident Doug Gansler plans to announce his bid in September. His main challenger in next June’s Democratic Primary is Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who has already began aggressively campaigning. [The Daily Record]

Montgomery County To Take Over Operation Of Animal Shelter — The Animal Services Division of the Montgomery County Police Department will take over operation of the shelter this fall when it moves into a new facility in Derwood. The nonprofit Montgomery Humane Society had been contracted to run the shelter, but the county got complaints about time-consuming pet adoptions. [Washington Post]

White Flint Mall Post Office Is Moving, But Where? — USPS officials will meet with White Flint residents on July 10 to discuss moving the post office in the White Flint Mall, soon to be redeveloped. A USPS official said the agency is looking for a 1,200-square-foot retail space as close as possible to its White Flint Mall location, which actually has a Kensington zip code. [The Gazette]

Bethesda Magazine, Bethesda Green Accepting Nominations For Green Awards — The magazine and the green nonprofit are again putting together awards for the best green businesses, individuals, nonprofits, towns and schools in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase area. The nomination deadline is Friday. [Bethesda Magazine]

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