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Week in review: 12/21/12

Casino licenses too cheap? Maryland’s casino operators are licensed at a fraction of the fair market value for such an award, according to a report released Wednesday by policy analysts. The Maryland Public Policy Institute and Maryland Tax Education Foundation ...

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Week in review: 12/14/12

For sale: county buildings Two police stations and a fire station in Baltimore County in three busy commercial corridors are up for sale to raise money to pay for school improvements such as technology upgrades and air conditioning, county officials ...

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Week in review: 11/16/12

Tables in, slots out An army of analysts produced stacks of studies this summer, each calculating slightly different numbers but coming to the same conclusion: More casino gambling would mean more money for Maryland. But maybe not quite as much ...

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Week in review: 11/9/12

Last Halloween, as flames licked up the walls of The Mt. Washington Tavern, groups of horrified customers watched the blaze ravage their favorite hangout, while the co-owners pledged to rebuild. Rob Frisch and Dave Lichty made good on their promise. Just a year and a few days after the two-alarm fire, the tavern emerged from the ashes as an entirely redesigned restaurant and bar, open to the public as of Tuesday at 4 p.m. Former customers and neighboring business owners in Mount Washington Village said they’re thrilled to welcome the tavern back, even though it’s hardly recognizable thanks to massive renovations to the tune of $4 million for the 10,000-square-foot space.

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Week in review: 10/26/12

Harborplace changing hands Harborplace, the city’s signature 32-year-old tourism hub, is being sold to New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. for an undisclosed price. General Growth Properties, which acquired Harborplace as part of its November 2004 purchase of The Rouse Co., ...

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Week in review: 10/19/12

2 schools, $2M grant The highly promoted strategic partnership between the University of Maryland, College Park, and the University of Maryland Baltimore has yielded its first tangible result: a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for continued ...

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Week in review: 10/12/12

Two studies, two conclusions 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 ...

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