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Week in review – 5/11/12: Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift (access required)

Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift A group of developers recently banded together to try to restart home ownership initiatives in the long-blighted neighborhood of Oliver on Baltimore’s east side. Operating under the name Come Home Baltimore, the group is ...

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Week in review: 5/4/12 (access required)

Six Md. firms win tech grants Six Maryland-based companies have received grants worth about $75,000 through the Maryland Technology Development Corp.’s Joint Technology Transfer Initiative. The grants go to small businesses to collaborate on technologies with the U.S. Department of ...

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Week in review: 4/27/12 (access required)

Superblock firm gets extension City officials Wednesday have given developers of the $150 million Superblock project on downtown’s West Side until Dec. 31 to line up financing and retail tenants. This is the second extension for the firm, Lexington Square ...

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Week in review – 4/20/12: Redevelopment in Hampden (access required)

Redevelopment in Hampden A 139-year-old former cotton mill and two other buildings at Chestnut Avenue and Falls Road will soon morph into a complex of 92 apartments, office space and restaurants as part of a continuing push to convert Hampden’s historic ...

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Week in review: 4/12/12 (access required)

This too shall pass There was much unfinished business on the last day of the General Assembly, but Gov. Martin O’Malley still held the traditional bill signing ceremony Tuesday for the legislation that did actually pass. It was a tense moment ...

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Week in review: 4/6/12 (access required)

Hope springs eternal for O’s When the Baltimore Orioles open their season against the Minnesota Twins this afternoon — their 20th at Oriole Park at Camden Yards — they will find several improvements, courtesy of the Maryland Stadium Authority. The changes, ...

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Week in review – 3/30/12: New casinos getting closer (access required)

Justices question health care law In three days of oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s health-care reform law, the split over the constitutionality of the individual mandate was very much in evidence as the justices of the Supreme ...

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Week in review: 3/23/12 (access required)

High court rules against Md. man A former court employee’s $1 million lawsuit has ended in the U.S. Supreme Court, which held that states cannot be sued under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act’s self-care provision. Daniel Coleman, once the ...

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Week in review – 3/16/12: Exelon takeover becomes official (access required)

Exelon takeover becomes official Exelon Corp. will proceed immediately with staffing decisions now that the company has completed its $7.9 billion acquisition of Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group, a company spokeswoman said. The deal, which had been in the works for nearly ...

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Week in review: 3/9/12 (access required)

State approves I-95 plaza deal The Board of Public Works voted 2-1 Wednesday, with Comptroller Peter Franchot dissenting, to approve a disputed contract with Areas USA to renovate the Maryland House and the Chesapeake House on Interstate 95 to make them ...

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