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After the dust clears, Grand Prix organizers look forward

Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers hope that by 5 a.m. Tuesday, the Inner Harbor will be back to normal and easy to navigate for commuters. Workers toiled through the night after race fans went home Sunday to break down the ...

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Williamsport gets $275K grant for visitor center

WILLIAMSPORT — The town of Williamsport has received a $275,000 grant to build a visitor center near the C&O Canal National Historical Park. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports the grant comes from the Appalachian Regional Commission. The town has said ...

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Fed survey finds moderate growth during summer

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year. Slightly stronger consumer spending and greater exports were the main reasons ...

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Big Slackwater repairs to be completed soon

WILLIAMSPORT — A broken link in America’s longest national park is nearly fixed. Two National Park Service officials said recently that repairs to the Big Slackwater section of the C&O Canal National Historical Park will be completed soon and the ...

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Baltimore’s hotel bookings soar with convention growth

Charm City’s conventions tourism industry is growing steadily, according to numbers released Thursday that show fiscal year 2012 as Baltimore’s third-most-successful year for booking convention attendees’ hotel rooms in advance.

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