Moore holds lead over Cox in Maryland governor’s race

Gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore and his fellow Maryland Democrats are well-positioned to sweep statewide offices in this fall’s election, according to new polling from Goucher College in partnership with The Baltimore Banner and WYPR. [Baltimore Banner]

Montgomery County diner cuts hours amid staffing shortage

Nick’s Diner on Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, the owners announced citing a “severe staff shortage all around the country.” [Daily Voice]

Maryland to help those hit by Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona devastated Puerto Rico this weekend. MD Task Force 1 is an Urban Rescue Team out of Montgomery County. Thirty-five members will be in Puerto Rico for a 10- to 14-day deployment. [WMAR2 News]

Today’s weather: Sunny with a high near 82

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