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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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Frederick Co. to issue $100 property tax rebates

FREDERICK — Frederick County homeowners will be getting some property tax relief this year. The Frederick News-Post reports that commissioners approved an ordinance Thursday to refund $6.7 million in surplus revenue by sending $100 to each homeowner. Commissioner David Gray ...

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Western Maryland citizens seek wind power restrictions

OAKLAND — Some western Maryland residents are urging the Garrett County commissioners to impose restrictions on a proposed wind farm near Frostburg. The Cumberland Times-News reports that 39 people have signed a petition to present to the board Tuesday. It ...

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Maryland faults Frederick County growth proposals

FREDERICK — The Maryland Department of Planning says a proposed rewrite of Frederick County’s 20-year land-use plan would extend residential sprawl and require construction of more roads and schools. The Frederick News-Post reported Tuesday on the agency’s letter to the ...

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Frederick County commisioners drop their pensions

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are quitting the county’s employee pension plan. The all-Republican board voted Thursday to eliminate pension eligibility for themselves and future commissioners. Board President Blaine Young says the change will save $40,000 per year.

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Frederick County seeks laws to curb illegal immigration

FREDERICK— The Frederick County Commissioners are asking state lawmakers to take action against illegal immigration. The all-Republican board voted Thursday on a set of legislative proposals that were forwarded to the county’s delegation to the General Assembly. One proposal would ...

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