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Week in review: 7/22/11

Borders to close as markets shift The closure of all 399 Borders bookstores nationwide, including 18 in Maryland, not only dramatically illustrates changes in the highly competitive publication industry, experts said this week, but also reveals the delicate relationship between large ...

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Taverns’ pay deal on hold as judge looks into legal fees

A judge in Baltimore has held up the $115,000 settlement of a labor lawsuit against a Federal Hill tavern owner because the portion earmarked for the plaintiffs’ lawyer — $100,000 — was not well-documented and “likely not reasonable.” Judge Richard ...

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Top 5: ‘It is what it is’

A tip-pooling case involving a South Baltimore tavern owner has settled, and the city takes steps to prevent more misconduct in its police department. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Baltimore tavern owner settles ...

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Week in Review: 7/8/11

Rosecroft Raceway to open this fall The Maryland Racing Commission voted Wednesday to allow harness racing to return to Rosecroft Raceway for 20 dates this fall. The approval was contingent on Penn National Gaming giving a letter of credit to its ...

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Attorneys’ fees in FLSA case could put Baltimore bar owner out of business

Pooling tips with bartenders at his two South Baltimore taverns might well put Jason Zink out of business. No, the recession has not made those shared gratuities too few to sustain him, and no, it’s not because the Don’t Know ...

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