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Frederick County’s employees protest privatization push

FREDERICK — Frederick County government workers are pushing back against a privatization effort by the county commissioners. The Frederick News-Post reports that more than 200 county employees and their families crowded a public meeting on the topic Tuesday after protesting ...

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Montgomery County considers curfew for youths under 18

ROCKVILLE — The Montgomery County Council is considering a curfew for youths younger than 18 in an effort to reduce gang activity and violence among teens. The Council on Tuesday proposed banning youths from public places after midnight on Friday ...

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Hackerman offer of $500M is key to GBC initiative (access required)

A week after unveiling a $500 million pledge by 92-year-old construction magnate Willard Hackerman to build a combined arena and 500-room hotel, executives of the Greater Baltimore Committee are working to seal the deal in writing with executives at Hackerman’s ...

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State pension proposal is panned by George Roche

ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to change the funding method for state pensions that will reduce state contributions to the system and delay reducing the state’s unfunded liabilities was criticized by two private sector representatives on the commission studying retirement benefits. ...

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Baltimore casino sparks interest from at least 4 groups (access required)

The right to build what would be Maryland’s second-largest casino has sparked interest in diverse gaming companies across the United States and Canada. Those that have taken steps to pursue the sole gaming license in Baltimore include a company owned ...

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PATH power line project all but out of juice

Virginia regulators are set to dismiss the application to build the $2.1 billion Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline high-voltage power line, effectively mothballing the project for the foreseeable future. PATH, a joint venture of Allegheny Energy Co. — now part of FirstEnergy ...

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