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Judge approves sale of Rosecroft to Penn National for $11M

GREENBELT — After a losing bidder renewed its effort to buy Rosecroft Raceway, a federal bankruptcy judge Wednesday approved the sale of the Prince George’s County harness track to Penn National Gaming Inc. for $11 million in cash. Penn National ...

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Week in review: 1/28/11

Snow packs an icy punch It wasn’t the storm of the century, but a cold, wet mess that packed a one-two punch snarled business in much of the state. If you think your neighborhood was bad, spare a thought for tractor-trailer ...

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O’Malley proposes to extend subsidies for Laurel, Pimlico

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley wants to extend state subsidies for Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park beyond 2011 as the struggling track owner and state and industry officials search for a long-term solution for thoroughbred racing in Maryland. “There ...

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Week in review: 1/21/2011

Sponsors ensure MLK Day parade Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade was made possible by securing sponsorships, a feat that not all of Baltimore’s parades and events have been able to do. This year, the 11th annual parade down Martin ...

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Veterans’ groups trying once again for slots

ANNAPOLIS — War veterans’ organizations are taking another shot at passing legislation allowing them to operate slot machines to offset dire finances at posts across the state. The push is nothing new. For years, lawmakers have been trying to pass ...

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Maryland opens Ocean Downs slots parlor at $45M cost

BERLIN — Maryland’s second casino opened on Tuesday with 750 slot machines in a $45 million parlor next to the Ocean Downs horse racing track on the Eastern Shore. The 34,000-square-foot casino will employ 236 people at the track near ...

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The Daily Record’s top 20 stories of 2010

No. 1: The blizzards With bread, milk and toilet paper nearly cleared from local store shelves, flakes began to fall on the metro region the evening of Feb. 5. What followed was labeled historic and expensive with a Biblical twist ...

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