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She has been Baltimore's mayor for nearly 20 months already, thrust into office to become a familiar if often unreadable face at the helm of a city beset by crime, budgetary woes and even Mother Nature. But with her victory in the Democratic primary...
Two developers say they are planning to submit bids Friday to operate a casino in Western Maryland, and the head of the state slots commission said there are "multiple people interested" in the Baltimore slots license. Developers with ambitions to run...
Caesars Entertainment Corp., the world's largest casino operator, applied Friday for the license to run the slot machine parlor proposed for Baltimore, while three developers will compete for the opportunity to run a casino in Western Maryland. Caesars...
Tags: Entertainment, Allegany County, Cecil County
The state slots commission voted unanimously Wednesday to throw out bids by some developers seeking to build casinos in Baltimore and Western Maryland, saying the applications failed to provide minimum requirements. Caesars Entertainment, which has...
Tags: Entertainment, Allegany County
Backers of a proposed Inner Harbor arena linked to an expanded convention center expect to ask the state to provide funds for preliminary planning and design for the project's $420 million public portion. The Greater Baltimore Committee, the business...
The Greater Baltimore Committee's idea for an expansion of the downtown convention center coupled with a new, attached arena and expanded Sheraton hotel tower is generating understandable excitement among the group's leaders. It would solve a number of...
Gov. Martin O'Malley signaled Monday that he might support an increase in Maryland's gasoline tax as part of a broader effort to create jobs through a massive construction program focused on transportation and schools. In response to questions at a State...
With the board that oversees Maryland's university system just two months from deciding whether to back a merger of its largest research campuses, Baltimore civic leaders are lining up against any move that would place the city's campus under out-of-...
The recent article about the Baltimore recreation not receiving many bids to operate them and the prospect of closing some ("City gets few third-party bids to run rec centers," Oct. 13), indicates how disconnected our elected officials are, especially...
Tags: Michael Collins
State officials agreed Wednesday to extend the bidding deadline for the Baltimore slots license by nearly two months, a move that delays the selection process until after the city's contested mayoral primary in September. The vote by the Maryland slots...
After years of starts and stops, any delay in the effort to bring a slots parlor to Baltimore — and with it needed tax revenues for the city and state — is unwelcome. But on the whole, the decision by the state slots licensing commission to...
The head of Caesars Entertainment Corp. promised Monday to bring a "world-class" Harrah's casino to Baltimore that would be marketed heavily to 43 million gamblers in the company's rewards program if his group is given the go-ahead by Maryland's slots...
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