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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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Md. tax giveaways divert billions with largely unknown impact

Robert L. Higgins plucked four coins from a refrigerator-size safe in the basement of the Baltimore Convention Center and fanned out a small fortune in his hands. While the face value of the coins would be just enough to buy ...

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28% of state residents have started firms

More than one-quarter of Maryland residents have founded or co-founded a new business, according to a survey on entrepreneurialism released Friday by the state’s economic development arm. The results of the study will serve as a foundation for the Department ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 12/2/11: Marriott opens 3 properties in Qatar

Canadian firm plans hiring on Shore A Canadian natural foods company plans to hire up to 100 workers for its new manufacturing facility in Cambridge, the state Department of Business and Economic Development announced Monday. Protenergy Natural Foods Corp. bought ...

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From India, O’Malley touts mission’s success

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley, talking to reporters via Skype from India’s financial capital of Mumbai, on Tuesday strongly defended his six-day trade mission to the subcontinent. “It would be economically irresponsible for us not to be engaged with India,” ...

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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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