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  • Maryland Jockey Club to seek 77 racing days

    The owners of Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks proposed Friday to run 77 days of live racing next year at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course that would conclude after the Preakness Stakes in May. Meanwhile, the tracks' minority owner, Penn...
  • Owners' actions argue for seizure of horse tracks

    Owners' actions argue for seizure of horse tracks
    Eminent domain, which gives government authority to forcibly purchase private property, is a last resort in countries that aren't run by juntas or Politburos. It's potent and potentially abusive. It should be exercised only in matters of public...
  • Jockey Club owners and horsemen at odds over live racing season

    Jockey Club owners and horsemen at odds over live racing season
    On the eve of the Maryland Racing Commission's last scheduled meeting of the year, the owners of the state's two major thoroughbred tracks and horse-racing industry representatives were trying to hammer out a last-minute deal to ensure live meets can be...
  • Maryland Racing Commission rejects horse-racing proposal

    Maryland Racing Commission rejects horse-racing proposal
    The future of live thoroughbred racing in Maryland — along with the Preakness Stakes —is in jeopardy once again after a state commission on Tuesday rejected a proposed racing schedule contingent on several conditions that horse owners and...
  • Cordish gets initial approval for building Arundel Mills slots

    Cordish gets initial approval for building Arundel Mills slots
    Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. has received initial approval from Anne Arundel County to build what is expected to be the state's most lucrative slots parlor at Arundel Mills mall. The Anne Arundel County Department of Planning and Zoning has approved...
  • Arundel prosecutor: Man secretly recorded 260 women

    An Anne Arundel County prosecutor and judge both used the word "mind-boggling" in court this week to describe what they called methodical and well-documented secret video recordings of 260 women by a Crofton man. "It's the most far-reaching case I've...
  • Watchdog: Potholes in Canton Industrial Area filled lickety-split

    The problem: Giant potholes pockmarked a road in the Canton Industrial Area. The backstory: One complaint unites residents of Central Maryland from the shores of Pasadena to the rolling farmland in Sparks: potholes. If the calls to Watchdog's help...
  • One arrested in Odenton carjacking; another still at large

    One suspect has been arrested in connection with an Odenton carjacking early Friday morning, but another is still at large, according to an Anne Arundel County Police spokesman. Two men reported they were leaving their vehicle in the 2100 block of...
  • NAACP seeks Justice Dept. investigation into Anne Arundel police department

    The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is seeking a federal Justice Department probe of the county's Police Department, claiming that there is a lack of diversity in the department and not enough promotion opportunities for black officers....
  • Correctional health care firm agrees to be acquired

    A Hanover provider of health care services to county and city detention centers said Tuesday that it had agreed to sell itself in a cash deal valued at about $57.2 million. Conmed Healthcare Management Inc. said it would be acquired by Ayelet Investments...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle

    Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle
    For years, Baltimore has been a city divided on east-west lines. East Baltimore political organizations vie with those in West Baltimore. The city's high schools have spirited crosstown rivalries, such as Dunbar and Douglass. Loyalties on the college...