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  • Northampton County Gaming Revenue hands out Round 2 awards to local municipalities, and other company news

    Northampton County Gaming Revenue hands out Round 2 awards to local municipalities, and other company news
    Gaming grants awarded to municipalities, projects The Northampton County Gaming Revenue and Economic Redevelopment Authority recently awarded $574,828 in Local Share Municipal Gaming Grant funds to the following municipalities and projects: Bethlehem...
  • Lawsuit leaves horse tracks facing bankruptcy, attorney says

     Lawsuit leaves horse tracks facing bankruptcy, attorney says
    Facing a $78 million lawsuit judgment for involvement in an extortion scandal involving former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Illinois' only two pari-mutuel standardbred tracks are prepared to file for bankruptcy to continue operations in 2015, their attorney told...
  • Ancient DNA reveals history of horse domestication

    Ancient DNA reveals history of horse domestication
    Speed, smarts, and the heart of a champion: using genomic analysis, scientists have identified DNA changes that helped turn ancient horses such as those in prehistoric cave art into today's Secretariats and Black Beautys, researchers reported Monday....
  • Smith named Australia captain, Clarke career in doubt

    Steven Smith will captain Australia's test team for the rest of the series against India, with regular skipper Michael Clarke's career in serious doubt due to persistent injury problems. Batsman Smith, aged 25 years and 195 days, becomes Australia's...
  • Wins keep coming for Pletcher

    Wins keep coming for Pletcher
    Saturday was another day at the office for Todd Pletcher. The 11-time leading trainer at Gulfstream started four horses. All won, including Mshawish in the El Prado Stakes and Liam's Map in the Harlan's Holiday, both $100,000 stakes. Pletcher also won the...
  • Wizards cool off red-hot Clippers, 104-96

    Wizards cool off red-hot Clippers, 104-96
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce nodded his head walking down the Verizon Center tunnel Friday night, a satisfied look on his face after celebrating on the court with some good-natured trash talk directed at Doc Rivers, his former coach on the...
  • Pletcher has budding star set for Hal's Hope

    The University of Kentucky basketball team is so loaded with talent that its coach, John Calipari, says he doesn't have substitutes — he has reinforcements. Trainer Todd Pletcher's barn is racing's version of that. Pletcher was considering...
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    Women & Children First recently raised more than $36,000 from 322 donors on Indiegogo for store renovation that will take place during the last week of January. The monthlong drive raised $36,405 for the independent bookstore, which will hold a grand...
  • Horse named after Terrell Suggs wins at Laurel Park

    Horse named after Terrell Suggs wins at Laurel Park
    A gelding named T-Sizzle won the fourth race at Laurel Park this afternoon, continuing a wonderful recent trend of winning racehorses named after Baltimore sports heroes. A 4/5 favorite trained by Michael J. Trombetta, jockey Julian Pimentel rode T-...
  • Nationals trade Detwiler to Rangers for minor leaguers

    Nationals trade Detwiler to Rangers for minor leaguers
    The Washington Nationals sent left-hander Ross Detwiler to the pitching-starved Texas Rangers on Thursday for two minor leaguers, an infielder and a pitcher — both at Single-A — pending an exchange of medical information, according to people...
  • Rookie linebacker C.J. Mosley hasn't slowed down

    Rookie linebacker C.J. Mosley hasn't slowed down
    It was either the night before the game against Miami or the morning of when rookie inside linebacker C.J. Mosley asked Ravens head coach John Harbaugh a seemingly innocent question. "What week is this?" Harbaugh said Mosley asked. "What week is this?...