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Eye Opener: The Maryland Live! labyrinth (access required)

If you haven’t seen The Daily Record‘s photo slide show of the new Maryland Live! casino in Hanover, take a look. After getting a tour yesterday afternoon, it seems like it will be hard to resist visiting the casino after ...

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Frederick Co. official sets sights on governor’s office

FREDERICK — The Republican president of the Frederick County Commissioners says he has formed a fundraising organization for a likely gubernatorial bid. Blaine Young said Saturday he has filed with the Maryland State Board of Elections to create a group ...

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Frederick County advances official-English proposal

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are reviving an attempt to make English the county’s official language. The Frederick News-Post reports that board members voted 4-1 Thursday to hold a public hearing next month on the proposed ordinance. The commissioners ...

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Frederick County considers seeking slots for nonprofits

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are considering asking the Maryland General Assembly to allow slot machines operated by local nonprofit clubs. The proposal is among 11 that the commissioners are taking to a public hearing Tuesday night in Frederick. ...

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Frederick County shelves privatization study

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are shelving a study that recommended outsourcing government services to private businesses. The vote Tuesday followed two contentious public hearings and protests by hundreds of county employees and their allies. The Frederick News-Post reports ...

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Frederick County revisits meeting-prayer issue

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are considering loosening a proposed public-meeting prayer policy. They are scheduled to discuss the matter Thursday morning in Frederick. County Attorney John Mathias has proposed eliminating language allowing only those of monotheistic religions to ...

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