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By John W. Frece and John W. Frece,Sun Staff Writer | May 25, 1994
Frank M. Conaway, a former Baltimore legislator who in February became the only black candidate for governor this year, gave up his long-shot bid yesterday and threw his support behind fellow Democrat Parris N. Glendening.Mr. Conaway said he got into the race because he didn't believe concerns of blacks were being addressed. But he said that after hear- ing Mr. Glendening speak at numerous candidate forums, he concluded that the three-term Prince George's County executive would address those issues.
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By Hanah Cho and Jacques Kelly and Hanah Cho and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | March 31, 2004
LeRoy Lindy Conaway, who ran a country store and - for 16 years as mayor - the city of Westminster, died Monday of lung disease at Carroll Hospital Center. He was 73. Mr. Conaway served on the City Council from 1964 to 1973, and he was elected in 1973 to the first of four consecutive terms as mayor. He lost the job by a 12-vote margin in 1989. "I had hoped to leave before I was kicked out," Mr. Conaway said as he left office. "I have enjoyed working with the council, and I feel we have really advanced the city."
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By JOHN FRITZE and JOHN FRITZE,SUN REPORTER | June 20, 2006
A state lawmaker and a member of the Baltimore City Council said yesterday that they are candidates to replace state Sen. Ralph M. Hughes, who announced last month that he would not seek re-election after representing District 40 for more than two decades. Councilwoman Belinda Conaway and Del. Salima S. Marriott join Del. Catherine E. Pugh, a former city councilwoman, in the Democratic primary election for the state Senate seat in West Baltimore. Pugh and Marriott represent the 40th District in the House of Delegates.
SPORTS
By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | December 8, 1995
South Carroll coach Pete Olson goes on and on about what a fine wrestler senior Charlie Conaway is from a technical standpoint."Charlie is perpetual motion, nonstop," he said. "If one counter doesn't go, he'll go right into another one and then another if he has to. The fact is, he has a repertoire of moves second to none. If you look around the state and talk about the technicians, Conaway's name is going to come up."Lofty and well-earned praise indeed, but where did Conaway get it?"I guess I just get in a flow.
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By Gerard Shields and Gerard Shields,SUN STAFF | June 19, 1999
Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway is asking the Baltimore finance department to more quickly process land records, including the transfer of tax checks that go uncashed for long periods, he said.Conaway, a Democrat running for City Council president, said backlogs in the city's land records office have caused weeks of delays in the recording of deeds."It takes the city weeks to do simple clerical tasks that are done in a matter of days in most counties," said Conaway, who was elected in September.
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By Reginald Fields and Reginald Fields,SUN STAFF | September 13, 2003
They are not yet the Mitchells or Rawlingses - Baltimore political families with at least two generations of politicians - but the Conaways are working on it. Frank M. Conaway Sr. is a former state delegate who has been Baltimore Circuit Court clerk since 1998 and plans to run as an independent in the November 2004 general election. Mary W. Conaway has been elected six consecutive times as Baltimore Register of Wills, has served on the Democratic State Central Committee and once ran for mayor.
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By Gerard Shields and Gerard Shields,SUN STAFF | July 27, 1999
The recruitment director for a Washington seminary has retracted statements concerning the master's degree program completed by mayoral candidate and city Register of Wills Mary W. Conaway.Two weeks ago, the Rev. William D. "Chip" Aldridge Jr. of Wesley Theological Seminary said it was "not possible" to complete the school's master of divinity program solely at night.Conaway, register of wills since 1982, said she completed the program between 1988 and 1991 through night and weekend courses.
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By Erin Texeira and Erin Texeira,SUN STAFF | August 21, 1999
Mayoral candidate Mary W. Conaway announced yesterday that if elected, she would appoint a high-level Cabinet official to coordinate new anti-drug efforts in the city.The official would oversee drug rehabilitation -- including job and literacy training -- among several city departments, said Conaway, who is the city's Register of Wills.Vowing to help eradicate what she called "blight in Baltimore City," Conaway pledged to create an agency to keep track of addicts moving through corrections, parole and social service programs.
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | November 8, 1998
He hasn't held public office for 16 years, which isn't to say that former Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. hasn't tried.Mayor, sheriff, City Council -- he's campaigned for them all but lost or bowed out. He has even toyed with a run for governor since he lost his seat in the state legislature in 1982 during a scandal over the alleged misuse of $200,000 in insurance premiums.Now, he's back.The West Baltimore Democrat -- once criticized for handing out smoke detectors, bread and butter and chickens during a re-election bid for his delegate seat -- was sworn in Wednesday as clerk of the Circuit Court for Baltimore.
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By Julie Turkewitz and Julie Turkewitz,Sun reporter | June 22, 2007
Frank M. Conaway Sr., one of the oldest hands in Baltimore politics, announced officially yesterday that he will run for mayor, harshly criticizing the policies of Mayor Sheila Dixon and outlining his plan to remedy what he called Baltimore's crime-rate "crisis." At his announcement at War Memorial Plaza, the three-term clerk of Baltimore's Circuit Court argued that Dixon has lost control of the city, which he described as a lawless war zone. Bowing out Comptroller Joan M. Pratt decides not to run for mayor.
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