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Recreation Pier, once home to ‘Homicide,’ is sold by city

After a half-decade of objections from the Fells Point community, the city of Baltimore Wednesday agreed to sell the historic Recreation Pier for a maximum of $2 million to a developer who plans to build a hotel there.

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Pared down mega-resort in Catskill Mountains still opposed

The plans, stalled for years by disagreements, finally seemed like a snowball rolling downhill. When Gov. Eliot Spitzer took to a podium in September to announce plans to make the woodsy hills ...

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Work planned to stabilize barn on Fort Detrick property

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to start work this spring on the stabilization of a historic barn on land inside Fort Detrick. The corps plans to repair holes in the roof, rehang some doors, and stabilize the buckling walls.

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Huntington to report 4Q loss over subprime loans

Regional bank holding company Huntington Bancshares Inc. said Thursday it expects to report a fourth quarter loss of $239 million stemming mostly from its connection with a company that makes subprime loans.

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Hearing begins on planned Muslim retreat

Several hundred members of the public turned out Tuesday evening for the start of what are expected to be four nights of hearings about a Muslim worship and recreation center proposed for Walkersville farmland.

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Frederick County would stop some housing construction

Some housing construction in unincorporated areas would be stopped for up to two years while the County Commissioners revise the comprehensive plan, the panel said Tuesday.

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St. Frances Academy buys 7 vacant houses from city

St. Frances Academy, a 180-year-old Catholic school in East Baltimore, Wednesday finalized plans to purchase seven rowhouses from the city, for a total of $7,000. School officials plan to redevelop the houses, which have been vacant for at least 12 years, in an effort to provide safe, quality housing for their students and revitalize the neighborhood.

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Forget hotels – NYC comedian finds lodging at NJ Ikea store

While his apartment was being fumigated, comedian and filmmaker Mark Malkoff decided to move into an Ikea store in suburban New Jersey. On Monday, he unloaded two suitcases into a spacious bedroom at the store. <strong>Watch video of Mark Malkoff's move into the Ikea.</strong>

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