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Preakness backers pitch lawmakers on keeping race in Baltimore (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers for the first time Tuesday heard testimony on a pair of bills authorizing a $372.9 million plan to keep the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore. A bipartisan group of local leaders including Harford County Executive Barry Glassman, ...

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Pimlico owners seek dismissal of Baltimore’s condemnation lawsuit (access required)

The owners and operators of the Pimlico Race Course are seeking dismissal of Baltimore’s lawsuit that would block plans to relocate the Preakness Stakes to another venue. The Stronach Group has pledged only to keep the Preakness, scheduled this year ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Baltimore, don’t use eminent domain to seize intangible property (access required)

Baltimore’s attempt to hold onto the Preakness Stakes through eminent domain is a sad spectacle, one that serves as a warning to businesses that the city will use the courts against them if public officials don’t like decisions private corporations ...

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Preakness brings record Airbnb bookings to Baltimore

The Preakness Stakes has provided a boost to Baltimore residents who use Airbnb to rent space in their homes to visitors. Airbnb expects service users to earn more than $372,000 between Thursday and Saturday. That represents a 60 percent increase ...

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