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Week in review: 8/10/12

Rich casino, poor casino Revenue at the Maryland Live casino at Arundel Mills mall propelled the state’s casino program to its second consecutive record revenue month, but the success of the state’s largest casino continues to come at the expense ...

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Week in review: 7/13/12

Costs rise along with temperatures Damage such as the cracked roadway on U.S. Route 50 is making an already-expensive run of summer weather even more costly after a mostly mild Maryland winter. David Buck, a State Highway Administration spokesman, said: ...

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Developer pledges local hiring for proposed Superblock project

A plan to grant a tax break worth millions of dollars to the developers of the proposed Superblock downtown drew a packed house to a City Council hearing Wednesday evening. The incentive would allow Lexington Square Partners to have a ...

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Mayor, comptroller spar over phone contract

After a heated and at times bitter debate between Baltimore’s mayor and comptroller, the city Board of Estimates Wednesday voted down a proposal for a new telephone system with IBM under a $7.4 million contract. At one point, Mayor Stephanie ...

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Baltimore budget approved by City Council, Board of Estimates

The Baltimore City Council and the city’s Board of Estimates voted to approve a $2.8 billion budget for 2013 Monday that will force the closing of three city fire houses while granting a residential property tax cut, the city’s first ...

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