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Anne Arundel County

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  • 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...
  • Orioles owner Angelos bids to buy Rosecroft, put slots there

    Orioles owner Angelos bids to buy Rosecroft, put slots there
    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 there. Angelos' proposal came as Maryland's second slots casino opened Tuesday at the...
  • Slots panel wants to make Rocky Gap more attractive

    State slots commissioners are urging lawmakers to loosen the requirements for prospective developers of a casino at Rocky Gap in Western Maryland, which has proved the least attractive of the five sites approved for slot-machine gambling. Two requests...
  • Bullying reports surge in city schools

    Geneva Biggus sometimes barely recognizes her chatty, confident fifth-grader, who just 18 months ago was so vulnerable and desperate that she threatened to jump from the second-floor window of her West Baltimore school to escape bullies. On a recent...
  • Grasmick's education legacy not so stellar

    It was so refreshing and delightful to read Marta Mossburg's recent column peeling back years of carefully crafted veneer to expose Nancy Grasmick's true legacy and set the record straight ("Maryland's uneducated graduates," May 11). Ten years ago, I...
  • Another petition fails on technicalities

    Another petition fails on technicalities
    Last week, the Frederick County Board of Elections threw out a petition calling for a special election to decide who should write the county charter. The problem was a familiar one to any who have followed voter referendum campaigns in Maryland:...
  • Hugh K. Holmes, 92, retired lawyer and banker, dies

    Hugh K. Holmes, 92, retired lawyer and banker, dies
    Hugh K. Holmes, a retired lawyer, banker and volunteer who wrote limericks and poetry in his spare time, died May 16 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The longtime Pasadena resident was 92. Mr. Holmes, whose parents owned a grocery...
  • Man in serious condition after early morning collision

    A head-on collision early Saturday morning on Route 50 in Anne Arundel County sent two men to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, according to police. Ryan Christopher John, 24, of Greenbelt, was driving a 2007 blue Honda Civic east in the...
  • 17-year-old dirt biker, 2 others injured in Arundel accidents

    A 17-year-old girl suffered life-threatening injuries in a dirt-bike accident, and two people were injured in a motor vehicle collision Saturday in Anne Arundel County, fire officials said. Shortly before midnight, fire units were dispatched for a dirt...
  • Business

    Location, quality of life and a pro-business environment are three of the reasons some 8,800 companies call Howard County home, creating more than 148,000 jobs. According to the Howard County Economic Development Authority, this county boasts almost 60...
  • Transportation

    Howard County’s location between Washington and Baltimore offers a reasonable commute for residents working in those two cities and for others commuting here for jobs.   Commuter Solutions offers up-to-date transportation information such as bus...