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O’Malley signs gambling bill; referendum next

ANNAPOLIS — About 10 hours after the General Assembly adjourned its second special session in a marathon legislative season, Gov. Martin O’Malley praised a gambling expansion bill that he hopes will put an end to persistent legislative gridlock caused by the ...

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General Assembly passes gambling bill

After days of intense bargaining behind closed doors in the State House, governor’s mansion and General Assembly office buildings, the legislature found the political will to allow an expansion of Maryland’s casino gambling program.

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New standards bode well for electric cars

As a Baltimore County lawmaker and statewide environmental advocate drove a demonstrative lap around a Charles Village block in an electric car Wednesday, whatever sound made by the Nissan Leaf was drowned by louder vehicles rumbling south on St. Paul Street.

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Week in review – 8/3/12

Caesars OK’d for casino A state commission on Tuesday approved a slot machine license for Caesars Entertainment to build a casino in Baltimore. The unanimous vote for the Baltimore casino grants the fifth and final casino license allowed under state ...

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Republican leader to O’Malley: Where’s the gambling bill?

Gov. Martin O'Malley's office has been developing legislation that could expand gambling in Maryland for at least the last two weeks. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said last week he thought the draft bill would be ready by the first week of August. ...

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Maryland Live owner warns state leaders of ‘oversaturation’

While officials representing potential National Harbor casino developer MGM Resorts International Inc. wore smiles behind Gov. Martin O’Malley as he announced a special legislative session on gambling, the operator of Maryland’s largest casino fumed.

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