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Dueling studies released on proposed gambling expansion

Up to $1.6 billion in Maryland money has been spent at a West Virginia casino in the last decade, according to a study paid for by proponents of expanding gambling in the Free State, making it vital that voters approve table games and a sixth casino.

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Gay wedding bonanza?

ANNAPOLIS – John Stowell sees dollar signs when he thinks about gay marriage becoming legal in Maryland. Stowell, the director of sales and marketing at The Intercontinental Harbor Court hotel in the Inner Harbor, says the hotel’s reception hall is ...

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Report: Bottle tax increase will lead to job losses in Baltimore

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s plan to increase the container tax by three cents to help fund school construction will result in a new wave of job losses in Baltimore and also harm working families, according to a report released Friday by ...

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Maryland home builders expect another sluggish year in ’12

Maryland home builders expect a sluggish 2012 as joblessness and low consumer confidence have delayed a housing market recovery until at least 2013, according to experts at a forecast event held by the Home Builders Association of Maryland. “We’ve had ...

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Maryland’s jobless numbers decline

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell in October for the first time in six months, but economists and labor officials cautioned Tuesday the state faces immense challenges as the economy recovers slowly and federal lawmakers debate deep budget cuts. “October’s improvement should ...

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