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State senator wants law clinic to support farmers

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland legislator wants to transfer funding from an embattled University of Maryland environmental law clinic to create a similar program for farmers as retribution for the clinic’s attempt to sue a chicken farm over water pollution. The ...

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Salisbury University gets $2M for English as a second language

SALISBURY — Salisbury University has secured a $2 million grant to continue funding courses that help local teachers reach students who are learning English as a second language. The Daily Times reports this is the third such grant Professor Anjali Pandey ...

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Maryland announces six Blue Ribbon Schools

Six public schools have been selected as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools. The names of the schools were announced Tuesday. They are: Crofton Meadows Elementary School in Anne Arundel County, Woodholme Elementary School in Baltimore County, Ring Factory Elementary School in ...

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Maryland slots revenue dips slightly in November

Maryland’s two casinos brought in $12.2 million in revenue in October, according to figures released Monday by the Maryland State Lottery Agency. That’s a 5 percent drop from September, with Casino at Ocean Downs responsible for all of the decline, ...

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Maryland casino revenue up 7% in September

Maryland’s two casinos generated $14 million in revenue in September, a 7 percent bump over August, according to figures released Wednesday by the Maryland State Lottery Agency. Hollywood Casino Perryville accounted for most of the increase. The state’s first slots ...

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Caesars submits proposal for Baltimore casino

ANNAPOLIS — A development group headlined by gaming giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. is seeking state approval to build a casino just south of M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The slots parlor would be the second-largest in Maryland, with 3,750 terminals. ...

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FEMA makes Irene recovery money available

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says federal aid has been made available for the state of Maryland for Hurricane Irene recovery efforts. FEMA announced Friday that federal aid will supplement state and local recovery efforts for areas affected ...

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Casino revenue drops 15 percent in August

Revenue at the two Maryland casinos dropped to $13.1 million in August, a 15 percent decline after the state’s gaming industry posted its best-ever month in July. Hurricane Irene forced Casino at Ocean Downs to close for two days, but ...

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