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At casino progress event, MGM says it’s meeting local contracting goals

By Luz Lazo The top executive at MGM Resorts International stood before Maryland leaders Wednesday, hailing the 1,000 workers on the site where a luxury casino is being built and calling it a sign of “remarkable progress” for the $1.2 billion project. But some Prince George’s County activists and civic leaders say the company has […]

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UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center Community News

Spring Exercise Classes Return Monday, April 6  Spring is making it’s return and many of us will want to get outside and enjoy what mother nature has to offer after a long, cold winter. What better way to shake off the cobwebs by enrolling in an exercise class at UM BWMC? A wide array of […]

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Maryland willing to invest big to lure FBI headquarters to Pr. George’s

By Ovetta Wiggins Maryland and Prince George’s County are willing to guarantee hundreds of millions of dollars on road improvements to try to lure the FBI to Prince George’s, instead of suburban Virginia, when the agency relocates from downtown Washington. Key members of the state’s congressional delegation joined Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Prince George’s […]

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 Clarion Hotel 6400 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill, MD 20745 For more information  Interested subcontractors and vendors are invited to attend an Outreach Session for the following services only Sitework Packages Combined Session Time 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Session begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. – Individual package breakouts […]

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Miller storm-water fee bill advances in Senate

A bill that would effectively repeal the storm-water fee requirement that Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned against advanced in the Senate Thursday. And environmentalists, who’ve succeeded in killing other repeal efforts, are not opposing this one. The bill, pushed by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, makes it optional for Baltimore city and the state’s nine largest counties […]

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Hogan backs Second Chance bill to help ex-offenders

By Michael Dresser Gov. Larry Hogan has thrown his support behind legislation that would help offenders with nonviolent offenses on their criminal records to shield that information from prospective employers if they stay out of trouble for three years after completing their sentences. Hogan’s office announced Thursday that the Republican governor would sign the Maryland […]

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Online travel firms claim bill is new tax, legislators say it closes loophole

By Len LazarickLen@MarylandReporter.com Is a bill targeting online travel companies creating a new tax on services, as opponents claim, or an attempt to close a loophole and collect sales tax on hotel charges the companies are pocketing for themselves? Those are the key issues the state Senate will be debating Friday as it takes up […]

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2015 Fort Meade Youth Opportunity Fair

The 2015 Fort Meade Youth Opportunity Fair will be held on March 25 from 2-6p.m. at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade, Maryland. This event is open to the public (no military affiliation required). There will be 70 organizations that offer employment, internships, volunteer, educational, and scholarship opportunities. Come dressed to impress and ready […]

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Maryland Jockey Club Investing $7 Million At Laurel

Improvements Include New Barns for 300 Horses, 150 Flat Screen Televisions & Surveillance Equipment              LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that approximately $7 million in improvements at Laurel Park – including new barns for 300 horses and a new washroom – could be completed within the next month. Despite record low […]

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It’s About Time! Did you realize you can derive significant benefits from the BWCC (your Chamber) membership in little or no time? In Less Than Two Hours You Can… …Attend “Awkward to Awesome” – a monthly seminar on best practices, network and work on your 90 second networking introduction …Go to a multi chamber breakfast […]

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