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Week in review – 2/17/12: Grand Prix group picked

Grand Prix group picked The managers of Downforce Racing LLC, the group chosen to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years, say this year’s race will be better than last year’s, the first, for which debts exist. The ...

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Legislative audit faults DBED in four areas

A legislative audit released Tuesday found that the state’s Department of Business and Economic Development was deficient in four areas, including one that was pointed out in a 2008 report. The Department of Legislative Services started its audit in October ...

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Rocky Gap debt by the numbers

Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort, the state-owned hotel, conference center and golf course property in Western Maryland, is $66 million in the hole and that debt has played a central role in efforts to find a casino developer to ...

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Brooklyn bagels coming to Pikesville

Watch out, Brooklyn bagels are coming to Pikesville. The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. will soon open Maryland’s first location in 2,865 square feet of space in Hooks Village at 25 Hooks Lane. Known for its bagels made with the ...

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O’Malley’s trade trip nets 4 deals on first day in India

Maryland businesses signed four deals with Indian counterparts shortly after arriving in the country as part of a trade mission headed by Gov. Martin O’Malley, the governor’s office announced Monday. The initiatives range from a highway engineering contract for a ...

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DBED delegation larger on Maryland trade mission to India

The Department of Business and Economic Development will foot the bill for at least a dozen state employees on the governor’s upcoming trade mission to India. DBED covered expenses for five when Gov. Martin O’Malley made a trade mission to ...

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O’Malley to bring more than 100 on trade mission to India

Gov. Martin O’Malley will embark on a trade mission to India, the first by a sitting Maryland governor, at the end of November with a delegation of more than 100 educators, business executives and elected officials, his office announced Tuesday. ...

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State’s venture fund authority eager for its opportunity

Gov. Martin O’Malley installed a nine-member board Wednesday to oversee the state’s planned venture capital fund that, if all goes as planned, will pump at least $70 million into young, high-tech companies. “For a modern economy to create jobs we ...

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Maryland to unveil streamlined approval process

Maryland will unveil a streamlined approval process for developers and businesses pursuing large, job-creating projects on Thursday. Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to sign an executive order in Halethorpe to create “Fast Track,” building on steps his administration has taken ...

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O’Malley to depart on trade mission with Md. businesses

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to jet off to Asia this morning with 68 Maryland business leaders in tow to drum up some export and investment deals for the state. “We’re on our way to Asia for an economic development ...

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