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Lotte Plaza coming to One Mile West Shopping Center in Catonsville

The Asian and international market Lotte Plaza will soon help launch a multi-million dollar renovation of a former Toys R Us store in the One Mile West Shopping Center in Catonsville. The result will be a new 46,000-square-foot Lotte Plaza ...

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Franchot says the Nationals are World Series-bound

The Board of Public Works met for just 10 minutes Wednesday morning — several minutes of which were devoted to Comptroller Peter Franchot singing the praises of the Washington Nationals. Franchot, who lives in Takoma Park, said he expects that ...

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Judge dismisses State Center countersuit

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge Friday dismissed a $100 million countersuit filed by the state Department of General Services against a group of plaintiffs suing to halt the mega State Center development based on charges that the state violated ...

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Rawlings-Blake rejects moratorium on TIFs, PILOTs

A city task force examining taxpayer incentives to developers is recommending new criteria for the awards, including profit sharing on all projects, independent monitors and possible use of such inducements to help rebuild Baltimore’s middle class. During a hearing at ...

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Orioles’ Alfredo Simon acquitted in shooting death

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Baltimore Orioles reliever Alfredo Simon has been acquitted of an involuntary manslaughter charge. Defense attorney Dinora Dilone said Simon was acquitted Tuesday in the New Year’s Eve shooting death of 25-year-old Michel Castillo Almonte. Dilone ...

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Ripken to visit Japan as U.S. sports ambassador

Cal Ripken Jr. aspires to one day become president and CEO of a major league baseball team. For now, the Hall of Fame infielder is satisfied with his current title: U.S. Public Diplomacy Envoy, a position that provides him the ...

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Baltimore Grand Prix has fans excited, despite slow start

The Baltimore Grand Prix drew crowds Friday morning, even if the tracks hadn’t drawn the cars on time. Practices for the city’s inaugural Grand Prix were to have begun at 8 a.m., but they were delayed for more than four ...

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