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Question 7 anthem wins at ‘Oscars of political advertising’

Gov. Martin O'Malley strolled up to a press conference the Monday before Election Day singing a song that had become a ubiquitous advertisement on Pandora's Internet radio.

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Baltimore tourism agency likes Question 7

Baltimore's tourism agency rose in support of Maryland's expanded gambling referendum Friday, saying that legalization of table games would make a future city casino more attractive to outsider, thus bolstering tourism.

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Penn National spends another $4 million

A day after proponents of Maryland's casino gambling expansion surpassed the spending of lone dissenter Penn National Gaming Inc., the Pennsylvania-based gambling company ponied up another $4 million to stop the expansion.

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Eye Opener: Gambling spending exceeds $35 million

A new round of spending by proponents and opponents of expanded gambling in Maryland has pushed the total to $35.7 million, more than the 2006 governor's race.

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Gambling firms have spent $19.4M on referendum ads

Companies interested in the future of Maryland casino have combined to spend $19.4 million to influence the November voter referendum that will decide the industry’s fate, more than double the amount spent on the referendum that started the state’s casino program four years ago.

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The ‘gaming arms race’

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