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  • A tough session for the governor

    Only weeks after trouncing his formidable Republican opponent in an otherwise miserable year for Democratic candidates across the country, Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the 2011 legislative session looking strong politically. His 13-point victory in...
  • Slots panel wants to make Rocky Gap more attractive

    State slots commissioners are urging lawmakers to loosen the requirements for prospective developers of a casino at Rocky Gap in Western Maryland, which has proved the least attractive of the five sites approved for slot-machine gambling. Two requests...
  • EDF wants to revive loan guarantee process

    EDF wants to revive loan guarantee process
    EDF Group indicated Wednesday that the French energy company hopes to renew efforts to secure a federal loan guarantee to help finance the construction of a proposed third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland. This latest development...
  • COPT sells two office buildings in Rockville for $48.7 million

    Corporate Office Properties Trust said Monday that it had sold two office buildings and land in Rockville for about $48.7 million, part of the Columbia-based real estate investment trust's strategy of selling off non-core assets. COPT, which develops,...
  • Ire over income tax plan to get louder Monday

    Ire over income tax plan to get louder Monday
    A Maryland family making more than $175,000 will pay at least $254 more in income taxes this year under a revenue-raising plan the Maryland General Assembly is expected to take up when it convenes for special session on Monday. The same family of joint...
  • N.M. lays claim to Md. casino fees

    The State Lottery Agency says it wants to return $3 million in fees submitted by backers of a failed bid for the Baltimore slots license. But with so many lawyers, former business partners and vendors claiming the cash, officials have turned to a court...
  • Exelon, Constellation donate $1.8M to Md. Science Center

    Exelon, Constellation donate $1.8M to Md. Science Center
    Exelon Corp. and Constellation have donated $1.8 million for a new energy exhibit at the Maryland Science Center, the first public display of their charitable commitment to the city and state since the merger between the energy giants closed in March, the...
  • Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore

    Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore
    Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision. Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
  • Tax reform to believe in

    Tax reform to believe in
    Americans could scarcely be blamed for viewing any proposal to "simplify" taxes with skepticism. From Steve Forbes' flat tax of 1996 to Herman Cain's recent 9-9-9 proposal, efforts to make taxes simpler have usually meant — at least when held up...
  • No 'courtesy' for Wegmans

    No 'courtesy' for Wegmans
    Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
  • Md. yet to distribute $3.6M in slots funds for small businesses

    Nearly two years after Maryland's first casino opened, the state has yet to dole out any of the $3.6 million in slots revenue that has accumulated for small, minority- and women-owned businesses, frustrating advocates and lawmakers. State officials are...
  • Eastpoint Mall sold at auction for $30 million

    Eastpoint Mall, in southeast Baltimore County, was sold at auction Tuesday for $30.3 million, according to the auctioneer. A real estate investment firm based in southern Florida, LNR Property LLC, purchased the mall on the behalf of the lender who...