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Hagerstown looks anew at downtown redevelopment

HAGERSTOWN — The city of Hagerstown is taking a fresh look at downtown redevelopment. The agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting includes a presentation from Towson-based Sora Development. The company is a partner in a public-private revitalization effort in Glassboro, ...

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Hopkins pledges $10M to surrounding communities (access required)

Johns Hopkins University has pledged $10 million over five years for the Homewood Community Partners Initiative, a collaborative effort to address key issues facing 10 North Baltimore communities surrounding the Homewood campus, officials announced Thursday. Although the initiative itself isn’t ...

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Natural foods company to expand on Eastern Shore (access required)

Protenergy Natural Foods Corp., a Canada-based manufacturer of natural foods and beverage products, has purchased the 67-acre site and 200,000 square-foot building that it currently leases in Cambridge. Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Tuesday that Protenergy plans to hire up to ...

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Korean church wins OK to build in Frederick County

FREDERICK — A Korean-American church based in Silver Spring has won approval from the Frederick County Planning Commission for an 800-seat worship center near Sugarloaf Mountain, despite opposition from nearby residents. The Frederick News-Post reports the panel voted 3-1 Wednesday ...

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Cordish ready to take on Vegas, Atlantic City (access required)

As Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” played over the sound system at Maryland Live Casino, David S. Cordish strode front and center — an attractive 20-something woman on each arm and four more in tow — to tout the newfound national might of his gambling emporium.

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New Beltway lanes seek to break gridlock in D.C.

McLEAN, Va. — In a city filled with iconic landmarks, perhaps nothing better symbolizes how metropolitan Washington operates than the Capital Beltway: the physical embodiment of the gridlock that also grips Washington politics. For decades, it has been the eight-lane ...

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