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Slots at BWI? Idea moves from impossible to merely a long shot
Slots at BWI? Idea moves from impossible to merely a long shot

A proposal to put slot machines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has moved from just plain impossible to a nearly impossible long shot. Every year for the past six years, Del. Eric M. Bromwell's proposal to put 2,500 slot machines at BWI has been killed in committee — but Tuesday offered the Baltimore County Democrat a glimmer of hope. Airport officials stopped actively opposing his plan. Beyond that, the House Ways and Means Committee, which has repeatedly quashed his dream, has 13 new members who have never voted against it. "This is exciting," said committee Chairwoman Sheila E. Hixson, giving Bromwell a good-natured ribbing as...

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