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Preakness backers pitch lawmakers on keeping race in Baltimore

Bernardini, outside left, ridden Javier Castellano,  Sweetnorthernsaint, center, ridden by Kent Desormeaux,  along with Like Now, left front, ridden by Garrett Gomez and Hemingway's Key, along the rail, ridden by Jeremy Rose, round the final turn of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 20, 2006. Bernardini won the race with Sweetnorthernsaint in second, Hemingway's Key came in third.  (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

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

Bernardini, outside left, ridden Javier Castellano,  Sweetnorthernsaint, center, ridden by Kent Desormeaux,  along with Like Now, left front, ridden by Garrett Gomez and Hemingway's Key, along the rail, ridden by Jeremy Rose, round the final turn of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 20, 2006. Bernardini won the race with Sweetnorthernsaint in second, Hemingway's Key came in third.  (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

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

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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

A Preakness race in 2006. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

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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