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Evitts scales back Rocky Gap slots proposal

ANNAPOLIS — A planned $65-million casino in western Maryland will be scaled back from 850 slot machines to 500 without a proposed building expansion at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort due to trouble finding financing, the company leading ...

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Home improvements at Oriole Park (access required)

Oriole Park at Camden Yards is in the midst of receiving some upgrades for its 20th anniversary. Orioles officials said the improvements are designed to provide more open spaces for fans. Construction will be completed in time for Opening Day. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

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Announcement over new Grand Prix manager looming (access required)

The mayor’s office plans to announce Wednesday who it has chosen to take over the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix, but two of the three groups who have reportedly expressed interest in managing the event said they have not recently had ...

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Grand Prix spending far below expectations (access required)

When the promoters behind the Baltimore Grand Prix needed to win city support for the race, one of their strongest arguments was an economic impact study showing the event would pump $119 million in direct and indirect spending into the ...

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Revving up for the Grand Prix (access required)

Crews and drivers racing in Baltimore's inaugural Grand Prix this weekend took golf carts around the track Thursday afternoon to inspect the turns, bumps and changes in pavement. The 2.1-mile racetrack, which encircles many of downtown Baltimore's attractions, starts in front of the convention center and takes 12 turns before the finish.

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Sports Legends Museum lands role in the Baltimore Grand Prix

The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards will serve as the “Official Retail Location” for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, which takes place Sept. 2-4 in downtown Baltimore. Fans can purchase race merchandise at ...

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William Donald Schaefer saluted at his landmarks (access required)

Baltimoreans and tourists alike paid tribute to William Donald Schaefer on Tuesday as they visited city landmarks that reflected his influence. The former city councilman, mayor, comptroller and governor died Monday at the age of 89. Those who remembered his ...

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