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Downtown Partnership wants UM merger ‘off the table’

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A partial merger of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore that’s being considered by state lawmakers will be bad for Baltimore, according to leadership of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc. “Downtown Baltimore and ...

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Unwanted slot machines could go to Rocky Gap casino

State gambling officials are considering using slot machines removed from the state’s two largest casinos to furnish a future casino at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County.

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Lottery commission discusses potential casino deal in closed session

The Maryland State Lottery Commission discussed a potential transaction involving two state casino operators in the closed portion of its monthly public meeting Thursday.

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Lottery board approves city casino bidders

The Maryland State Lottery Commission unanimously decided Thursday that a Caesars Entertainment Corp.-led group is qualified for a Baltimore slot machine license, despite one investor’s questionable loan to an indicted former Detroit mayor who faces federal corruption charges. Dan Gilbert, ...

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More disagreement over proposed UM merger

COLLEGE PARK — Speakers at a public hearing on the proposed merger of two University System of Maryland institutions disagreed over the plan’s implications Friday, with some touting its advantages while others worried aloud about a larger bureaucracy. Many speakers ...

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