The classic example of the Yiddish word “chutzpah” has always been the guy who murders his mother and father, then throws himself on the mercy of the court because he’s an orphan. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new contender. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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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 ...Read More »
Officials from Laurel Park will increase its purses for non-stakes races by an average of $26,000 per day, which is a 16 percent increase from its winter meet. The increases will start Feb. 2. Revenue from slot machines at Hollywood ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
CUMBERLAND — The head of a law firm representing bondholders at Rocky Gap Lodge says a lower tax rate on slot machine proceeds is needed to spark greater interest in attracting a bidder. Casper Taylor Jr. says a state panel ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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