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  • Caesars bids for Baltimore casino rights

    Caesars bids for Baltimore casino rights
    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...
  • Slots panel throws out two bids

    Slots panel throws out two bids
    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...
  • Group to seek state funding for convention center, arena project

    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...
  • Baltimore Convention Center expansion: Questions remain

    Baltimore Convention Center expansion: Questions remain
    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...
  • Baltimore needs new leadership

    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...
  • Future of Camden Yards depends on continued evolution

    Future of Camden Yards depends on continued evolution
    In 1912, when Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox, fans went to a baseball game because they wanted to watch a baseball game. One hundred years later, stadiums are much more complicated places, filled with fans hoping for a variety of...
  • O'Malley considering gas tax rise

    O'Malley considering gas tax rise
    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...
  • Debate intensifies over proposed UMB-College Park merger

    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-...
  • Higher education politics

    Higher education politics
    University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. "Brit" Kirwan, who is in the midst of gathering input on the question of whether the University of Maryland-College Park and the University of Maryland-Baltimore should be merged, says it would be a...
  • Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment

    Proposed downtown arena gets private financing commitment
    Construction magnate Willard Hackerman has offered to finance and build an 18,500-seat arena in downtown Baltimore, civic leaders say, freeing taxpayers from having to foot the bill and significantly increasing the chances that plans for a $900 million...
  • Business leaders propose walking bridge, light shows, waterfront park for Inner Harbor

    While the city reviews proposals to invigorate the Inner Harbor, the Greater Baltimore Committee unveiled a vision of its own, highlighted by a pedestrian bridge that would link the north and south shores, allowing visitors for the first time to walk a...
  • City raises stakes, questions in convention race

    City raises stakes, questions in convention race
    If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War. The $900...