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Census: Aging Worcester County oldest in Maryland

SALISBURY — Worcester County’s population became grayer during the past decade, as “come-here” retirees flocked to coastal towns and “born here” young adults departed for jobs. The median age of residents is 48 — the oldest in the state. That’s ...

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Ocean Downs slots revenue will go to pay for police, roads in Worcester Co.

SNOW HILL — Tax revenue generated by a Maryland casino will go to pay for police and road repairs in towns near the casino as well as paying down the debt on a school. Local towns and Worcester County have ...

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Panel urges fiscal sweeteners to get casino at Rocky Gap

ANNAPOLIS – The state slots commission urged lawmakers Tuesday to loosen restrictions on the Western Maryland gaming license to spur development of a casino there as the General Assembly opens its 2011 session Wednesday facing a $1.6 billion budget deficit. ...

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Ocean Downs casino to have its dry run

State regulators will put the Casino at Ocean Downs through its paces Wednesday as part of one of the final hurdles the Worcester County slots parlor has to clear before it can open its doors to the public. The invitation-only ...

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