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Former nonprofit executive among gubernatorial hopefuls

Plus: Maryland National Guard member in Gaithersburg competes for Best Warrior; No fans permitted at Soccer Association of Montgomery this season

Former nonprofit executive among gubernatorial hopefuls

Jon Baron, a former nonprofit executive and federal official from Montgomery County, is weighing a Democratic run for governor of Maryland, joining a sizable and growing list of people jockeying to replace term-limited Gov. Larry Hogan in 2022.

Baron, 58, is vice president of Arnold Ventures, a Texas-based philanthropy backed by billionaire couple John and Laura Arnold. [Baltimore Sun]

Maryland National Guard member in Gaithersburg competes for Best Warrior

Sgt. James McGill, a radiology specialist with the 224th Medical Company Area Support in Gaithersburg, competed in the Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition.

The multi-day marathon includes mental and physicals tests, “pushing these elite service members to their limits.” [Montgomery Community Media]

No fans permitted at Soccer Association of Montgomery this season

Under current county guidelines, no spectators will be permitted to attend Soccer Association of Montgomery games this season, according to the youth league’s most recent statement.

Officials say they’re operating under restrictions that were announced on Friday. They’ve applied for a waiver, but have yet to hear back from the county. [Fox 5]

Today’s weather

Cloudy, with occasional rain. The high will be around 43 and the low around 39.

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