County Executive Allan H. Kittleman issued a statement urging people to patronize the reopened businesses while respecting the work that still needs to be done.
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"I think you need to demonstrate that you're responsible and that you're not just throwing bombs," said Senate Minority Whip Allan H. Kittleman, Howard Republican. "We also want to demonstrate that there are other alternatives."
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