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Former Superblock properties attract 8 proposals

The Superblock, as seen from the Catholic Relief building on Lexington Street. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Properties once included in the failed Superblock project in Baltimore have attracted development proposals. The head of Baltimore’s economic development agency anticipates presenting his board with a plan before next year. The Baltimore Development Corp. received eight development proposals for ...

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BDC looks for allies on convention center project

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The head of Baltimore’s economic development agency says lawmakers from across Maryland have been receptive to his pitch touting the statewide benefits of upgrading the city’s 40-year-old convention center. Colin Tarbert, Baltimore Development Corp. president and CEO, said he met ...

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Md., neighboring states announce settlement with ‘sham charity’

Attorney General Brian Frosh. (File photo)

A for-profit company that misrepresented itself as a charity supporting service members will pay nearly $300,000 in restitution and cease operations as part of a multistate settlement announced Wednesday by Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Secretary of State John ...

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Maryland high court: Involuntary commitment challenge survives release

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

A claim challenging a person’s involuntary commitment for mental health treatment does not end with the individual’s release from the facility, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Tuesday, citing the lasting social stigma and possible “collateral consequences” of having been institutionalized. ...

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