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Jockey club, Penn National headed to arbitration over Rosecroft simulcasts

The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will turn to an independent arbitrator to craft a simulcast arrangement for Rosecroft Raceway after the two sides missed another deadline Saturday. The deal, which would allow the long-struggling harness track ...

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Lenders increasingly turn to middlemen, cutting appraisers’ pay

Since 2008, the number of appraisers in Maryland has dropped 42 percent as the industry has been hit hard by bank failures, litigation over their role in bad mortgages and changes that have cut the fees they receive for work. ...

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Unemployment up to 7% as Maryland’s labor market remains unsettled

Maryland’s labor market continued to flounder in June as the unemployment rate rose to 7 percent and the state posted the worst rate of job growth in the country in the last year. The state lost 300 jobs in June ...

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Week in Review – 5/27/2011

Inner Harbor makeover Sweeping redevelopment plans for the Inner Harbor — including a $900 million multiplex for a new arena, hotel and expanded convention center, waterfront attractions and a new look for Rash Field — were unveiled Wednesday by the Greater ...

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Md. unemployment dips to lowest level since 2009

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland employers shed 7,100 jobs in January, but the state’s jobless rate fell to its lowest point in more than a year and a half, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The state’s ...

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Baltimore hosts US House hearing on foreclosures

A U.S. House committee is visiting Baltimore to hear about how the foreclosure crisis has affected the city and the state of Maryland. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will meet Tuesday morning at the University of Maryland ...

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