The future of the Troy Park Tennis Center —what would be Maryland's largest tennis stadium and facility— is unclear as advocates seek credibility from the Maryland Stadium Authority to entice possible funding sources for the $44 million undertaking.
Conduct your own treasure hunt for lost money. Such digging is fast and easy because states and the federal government post information online about inactive bank accounts, forgotten savings bonds and lost pensions.
Maryland officials are pitching the state's talent pool —corporate executives, academics and consultants that regularly deal with the federal government — as a resource for supporting existing companies and attracting new ones.
The announcement this week that Chicago-based Exelon Corp. has struck a deal to take over Constellation came as something of a psychic blow. If the $7.9 billion deal is approved, and the parent of local utility BGE is absorbed , then Baltimore will lose its sole remaining Fortune 500 headquarters.
Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is bidding to buy a bankrupt horse-racing track in Prince George's County and resurrecting a push to allow slot machines at that facility. Angelos' proposal came as Maryland's second slots casino opened Tuesday.