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Md. lawmakers fail to approve expanded gambling

ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers have adjourned after failing to approve a bill to expand gambling to include table games, although the measure could be considered if a special session is called by the governor. The Maryland General Assembly adjourned at midnight ...

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Hearing set for Prince George’s casino legislation

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland House panel has scheduled a hearing for later this week on a bill that would allow a high-end casino in Prince George’s County. Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker has backed a plan that would put ...

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P.G. County Exec. Baker backs National Harbor casino idea

ANNAPOLIS — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s administration outlined support Thursday to build a luxurious Las-Vegas-style casino on the Potomac River at National Harbor near the nation’s capital that would cost about $1 billion. A consultant hired by the ...

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Prince George’s County focuses efforts to attract FBI

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County is launching a task force and hiring a lobbyist to focus efforts on bringing the FBI headquarters to the county. The General Services Administration has been authorized to pursue a private sector lease for ...

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Prince George’s Co. weighs options for land development in Bowie

BOWIE, Md. (AP) — A board weighing the fate of 200 acres of property near Bowie State University is expected to make a recommendation next year about what to do with the land. Among the options for the county-owned land ...

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O’Malley to discuss trade mission to India

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will share details of his recent trade mission to India. O’Malley, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and other delegation members will brief the media on details of the trip Monday morning in Annapolis. The ...

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Maryland county, city leaders push for more transportation money

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was in Annapolis on Tuesday to press lawmakers to restore funding for the city’s road and transit networks after years of budget state raids that have sapped local transportation funds. During a hearing on that topic, ...

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