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Lawsuit: No gambling on toxins

Horseshoe Casino

A group of environmentalists and Baltimore residents have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court seeking to have stronger monitoring of what they say is toxic waste on the site of a casino under construction along Russell Street.

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Ousted Superblock developer sues

Superblock

The once- and would-be developer of the Baltimore-owned Superblock property sued the city Tuesday for at least $50 million in an effort to block Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake from entertaining new bids for the project.

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Harbor Point TIF could cost $283 million

Although the initial request for one of three public tax breaks for a $1 billion development on the city’s waterfront near Harbor East is $107 million, the cost of repaying that amount will balloon to more than $283 million over the three-decade term of the bonds, according to city documents.

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Community requests Harbor Point share its tax benefit

Councilman Carl stokes shakes hands with Denise Street, Perkins Homes resident, while welcoming  people into the City Council chambers.

A crowd of nearly 150 — many of them residents of public housing and local clergy — packed the chambers of the Baltimore City Council Wednesday for a committee hearing on a set of tax breaks totaling $88 million for a waterfront development where the energy giant Exelon Corp. plans to locate its local headquarters.

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