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W.Va. casinos seek break from taxes, racing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As West Virginia’s four racetrack casinos face growing competition from across the state’s borders, several lawmakers introduced a measure Wednesday that would slash the taxes and fees they pay by an estimated $28.3 million a year and ...

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Md.’s new congressman takes office

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland’s newest congressman is taking office as lawmakers continue to grapple with tough choices about federal deficit reduction. The swearing-in Thursday of Democratic Rep. John Delaney ends 20 years of Republican representation in the state’s 6th Congressional District. ...

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Emergency response focus of Md. counties at winter meeting

CAMBRIDGE — The Maryland Association of Counties is focusing on emergency response at its annual winter meeting in Cambridge. The three-day meeting begins Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay. The sessions for elected officials and administrators include presentations on ...

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