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How Trump’s Budget Could Affect Anne Arundel

From increased military spending to slashed support for the arts, the priorities in President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal are likely to have implications for Anne Arundel County. Trump released his $1.1 trillion plan for discretionary spending, which accounts for about one-third of the federal budget, on Thursday. A full budget that includes nondiscretionary spending […]

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County’s Business Incubator to Close

Fourteen years after it launched, Anne Arundel County’s business incubator will shut down this summer. County Executive Steve Schuh, a Republican, said he plans to defund the Chesapeake Innovation Center in his next budget for “economic and philosophical” reasons. In a March 1 letter to the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp., which runs the incubator, […]

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Spirit Airlines to offer flights to New Orleans, Oakland, San Diego, Seattle at BWI Airport

Spirit Airlines will offer year-round nonstop flights to New Orleans and seasonal service to Oakland, San Diego and Seattle from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the Florida-based airline announced Tuesday. The three seasonal flights will operate from May 25 to Sept. 7. The cut-rate airline, which moved its regional operation to BWI five years ago, […]

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Grand Opening for Bowie Marketplace Oct. 6

The re-opening of the long-awaited Bowie Marketplace shopping center is slated for Oct. 6, according to Brian Berman, whose family company developed the site. Harris Teeter, Petco and Chipotle are expected to be open for business then. “A handful of other tenants will be following right behind,” Berman said. The shopping complex will include about […]

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Maryland Live Starts Construction on $200M Hotel

Officials from Maryland Live were joined by local and state officials Tuesday as The Cordish Cos. began construction on a $200 million hotel next to the casino. The 17-story, 310-room hotel and event center will be owned and operated by The Cordish Cos., which also owns the casino. Maryland Live’s new hotel — to include […]

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Construction on $200M Maryland Live Hotel Begins Sept. 13

The Cordish Cos. and Maryland Live casino will break ground on a $200 million hotel project next week that experts and officials hope will boost the county’s schools and economy. The Hanover casino will start the construction of its hotel, event center and spa on Sept. 13 with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Casino spokeswoman Carmen Gonzalez said […]

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NSA construction project expected to impact traffic, environment, historic buildings

A major National Security Agency construction project on Fort George G. Meade could affect local traffic, environmental resources and two historic structures. The Department of Defense seeks public comment on a draft environmental impact statement for its East Campus Integration Program, which will integrate NSA campuses on the installation. The draft statement lays out a proposed […]

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Outgoing Commander Foley’s Fort Meade Legacy Lauded

When Col. Brian Foley took over as the garrison commander of Fort Meade in 2013, there were several questions surrounding the country’s third-largest army base. Inside the BWI Airport Marriott on Thursday, much of the talk is how in his three years at the helm, the base has avoided funding and employment cuts that other […]

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Hoyer visits Bowie for panel on working family issues

U. S. Rep. and Prince George’s County native Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) called for an increase in the minimum wage, pay equity between men and women and greater family and sick leave benefits for workers during a stop at Bowie City Hall on Monday. Hoyer held a forum on his “Working Families” agenda at which state […]

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House GOP Seeks Focus on Small Cyber Firms

House lawmakers are expected to pass legislation this week to encourage the Obama administration to engage more with small, startup cybersecurity firms, an effort supporters say could benefit Maryland’s burgeoning cyber industry. The legislation, which is set for House passage Tuesday, would require the Department of Homeland Security to develop a plan to collaborate with emerging […]

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