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Can Willie Nelson, slots revive Rocky Gap?

FLINTSTONE — Two companies vying for a state permit to bring up to 1,000 slot machines to a struggling resort inside Rocky Gap State Park dangled Willie Nelson and a water park Tuesday before the commission that will select the ...

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Board of Public Works approves water plant upgrade at slots site

ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works has approved upgrading the water treatment plant at Rocky Gap State Park supplies drinking water to the lodge. The board voted 3-0 on Wednesday to approve a proposed contract worth $248,000 to design ...

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Gas drillers, skeptics clash as Maryland board meets

FLINTSTONE — Energy industry representatives and skeptics clashed Thursday over taxation issues and a three-year timeline for studying the risks and benefits of natural-gas drilling in Maryland’s section of the Marcellus Shale. With lucrative production from Marcellus wells under way ...

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Maryland bill would raise stakes for Rocky Gap slots

CUMBERLAND — Some state lawmakers want Maryland to offer a greater enticement to prospective operators of slot machines at Rocky Gap State Park. A bill introduced Wednesday by three western Maryland delegates and one from Montgomery County would boost the ...

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