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Judge to rule on injunction for Ocean City ban on female toplessness (access required)

A federal judge was skeptical of a legal challenge to Ocean City’s ordinance banning female toplessness on its beaches at a hearing Friday as town officials testified to the numerous calls, emails and conversations they had with concerned residents and ...

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Airbnb users brought $42 million to Md. last year

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Airbnb continued to grow in the Maryland market last year, with around 265,000 visits bringing in more than $42 million. In 2017, the short-term rental service said it booked 151,000 stays in Maryland, totaling more than $25 million. “Home sharing ...

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No Trump slump in tourism but there could be a Trump bump (access required)

Last winter, the U.S. tourism industry fretted that Trump administration policies might lead to a “Trump slump” in travel. But those fears may have been premature. International arrivals and travel-related spending are up in 2017 compared with the same period ...

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