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Allegany County

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  • September revenue for Maryland casinos reaches $65.3 million

    September revenue for Maryland casinos reaches $65.3 million
    Maryland's four casinos pulled in $65.3 million in revenue for September, a drop from $71 million the month before, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Monday. Two of Maryland casinos — Casino at Ocean Downs and Rocky Gap Casino...
  • Baltimore County educator named Md. Teacher of the Year

    Baltimore County educator named Md. Teacher of the Year
    A Baltimore County English teacher who the state superintendent said "personifies the cutting edge Maryland educator" was named Maryland's 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year, state education officials announced Friday. Sean McComb, of Patapsco High School &...
  • As Md. bear hunt nears 10th year, state biologist reflects on its impact

    As Md. bear hunt nears 10th year, state biologist reflects on its impact
    With the 10th year of the modern Maryland bear hunt approaching, state bear biologist Harry Spiker, who has managed the hunt since its return after a 51-year absence, reflected in an interview with The Baltimore Sun on what happened when the hunt...
  • Two corrections officers resign after criminal charges brought

    Two corrections officers resign after criminal charges brought
    Two corrections officers at the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center have resigned after being charged with crimes, authorities said Friday. A Baltimore grand jury indicted corrections officer Sean Graves, inmate Michael Gordon, and a third man,...
  • Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state

    Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state
    Maryland's lottery and casino industries generated $929.74 million for the state during the last fiscal year, the regulatory body that monitors both announced Wednesday. Traditional lottery sales decreased 2.2 percent, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
  • Badly targeted gun gripes

    Badly targeted gun gripes
    Gun advocates have been crying for close to two years about how long it takes the Maryland State Police to conduct background checks for prospective gun buyers. The delays have lengthened with the passage earlier this year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun...
  • State lawyer OKs clerical workers viewing gun buyer information

    State lawyer OKs clerical workers viewing gun buyer information
    A state lawyer determined there was nothing illegal about Maryland State Police deploying dozens of state workers from other agencies to help claw through a backlog of more than 35,000 background checks for gun buyers. In a Monday "letter of advice"...
  • Year's hottest temperatures ahead this week after mild start

    Year's hottest temperatures ahead this week after mild start
    The heat index could top 100 degrees for the first time in 2013 this week after a relatively mild start to summer. Through Sunday, there had been just a single day above 90 degrees in Baltimore this month, on June 1. That tally is likely to grow by four...
  • Appeal of 2010 Census nets city small population gain

    Appeal of 2010 Census nets city small population gain
    Baltimore’s challenge challenge to the 2010 Census count netted the city a small population bump. Instead of being home to 620,961 people on April 1, 2010, as the U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2011, Baltimore actually had 621,074 residents...
  • Revenue at Maryland's casinos reaches $69.2 million in May

    Revenue at Maryland's casinos reaches $69.2 million in May
    Revenue at the state's casinos climbed to nearly $69.2 million in May, the first full month of table games at Maryland Live Casino as well as the initial days of the state's newest casino in Allegany County, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control...
  • Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland

    Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland
    Gambling started Wednesday afternoon at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort right after the state approved the opening of its fourth casino, one that Western Maryland leaders hope will lure not only gamblers but also their families to a region eager for more...
  • Baltimore has high rate of staff-inmate sex

    Baltimore has high rate of staff-inmate sex
    The Baltimore City Detention Center had the nation's second-highest rate of sexual contact between jail staff and inmates, according to a U.S. Department of Justice study released less than a month after federal prosecutors accused corrections officers at...