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State approves settlement with Orioles

ANNAPOLIS — The state approved on Wednesday a $913,000 settlement with the Baltimore Orioles, finally putting to a rest a dispute over stadium rent that has simmered for six years. The deal also modifies the team’s lease of Oriole Park ...

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Watermen put down tongs as oyster prices drop

DEAL ISLAND — Watermen who are upset about a drop in oyster prices have staged a strike in the hopes that buyers who must fill upcoming Thanksgiving orders will relent. The buyers had been paying as much as $42 per ...

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Hikers, bikers boost business along Maryland trail

CUMBERLAND — Bikers and hikers trekking the Great Allegheny Passage trail are providing a boon to businesses catering to their needs. “My first year I did three tours, this year I probably had 50,” said Gail Shofer Hall. Hall owns ...

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Lower costs help Lowe’s 3Q profit rise by 19 percent

Lowe’s Cos.’ said Monday shoppers are spending on smaller painting and gardening projects but still avoiding major renovations because of worries about the economy. But the home-improvement retailer said it is focused on reining in inventory and costs, which helped ...

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Proposal for temporary slots at Arundel Mills planned for December

ANNAPOLIS — The state could review as early as next month a proposal to open a temporary casino next to the Arundel Mills shopping mall following a ballot referendum campaign that paved the way for development of the largest casino ...

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Maryland deficit about $1.6 billion

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland budget analysts say the state’s deficit is about $1.6 billion. Members of the state’s nonpartisan Department of Legislative Services gave lawmakers a briefing on the state’s budget situation on Wednesday in Annapolis. The projections reflect a loss ...

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