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Editorial: Do math on slots subtraction

Remember those wonderfully optimistic estimates of untold millions more dollars flowing into Maryland coffers if only we approved a sixth casino, slashed taxes on casino operators, let them operate around the clock and introduce dealer-led table games?

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Editorial: State in a fix over needed transportation fixes

As the fiscal cliff looms menacingly ahead for the nation, Maryland is facing another cliff of its own — finding enough money to build and rebuild desperately needed roads, bridges, mass transit lines and other essential elements of our transportation system that moves people and goods.

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Editorial: We’re sold on turning sails into sales

The bicentennial of the War of 1812 didn’t seem like a slam-dunk tourist attraction to us. In fact, it didn’t seem like much of a slam dunk of anything except the chance for Marylanders to rediscover the proud history behind the defense of Fort McHenry that inspired Francis Scott Key to compose “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

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Editorial: Two universities advancing as one

University system Chancellor William E. “Brit” Kirwan said the collaborative school makes sense because it will give more opportunities to students studying at the University of Maryland School of Public Health in College Park and the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, where a public health master’s degree is offered.

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