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Maryland casinos generate $145.5M in January

Maryland Lottery and Gaming announced that January 2020 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos were $145,466,952. The total represents an $8,471,517 (6.2%) increase compared to the January 2019 total of $136,995,435. Contributions to the state of Maryland from January 2020 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,208,740, including $45,161,218 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming […]

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AAMC partners with Sheppard Pratt

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has partnered with Sheppard Pratt Health System to lead the expansion of AAMC’s behavioral health services and address the growing need for accessible, high-quality mental health and addiction services in Anne Arundel County and its surrounding communities. Sheppard Pratt and AAMC have selected Rod Kornrumpf to serve as vice president […]

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Horse racing boosters praise legislation

With the introduction of leadership bills to enact the racing and community development plan that was announced in October 2019, Baltimore City Mayor Jack Young, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, Maryland’s racing industry and The Stronach Group, owner of the Maryland Jockey Club, are praising Maryland’s legislative leaders. The expected legislation preserves the Preakness […]

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State gives $1M to small, minority businesses

The Maryland Department of Commerce announced that four small and minority-owned businesses, including one in Columbia and one in Annapolis, have received a total of $976,000 in loans, equity investments, and lines of credit through the Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority (MSBDFA). The businesses will use the funding to support expansions and facility improvements, […]

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Oregon Utility District transforms network with Ciena, SEL

Central Lincoln People’s Utility District recently selected Ciena, of Hanover, and Schweitzer Engineering Labs (SEL) technology to transform its power grid, which services 33,000 residents and 5,600 commercial and industrial customers in Central Oregon. This upgrade will allow Central Lincoln to merge both information and operational technology (IT/OT) traffic onto one network, while also achieving […]

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Wi-Fi gets upgraded at BWI Marshall

The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) has approved a contract to enhance Wi-Fi service for BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The board approved the contract with SmartCity Wireless Solutions of BWI, which will replace the existing Wi-Fi infrastructure at the airport with new, advanced technology for improved service. SmartCity Wireless will design, install, operate and […]

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New library named for Busch

The new library that is rising at 1410 West Street in Annapolis has been given an official moniker. Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced that the 32,500-square-foot library will be named the Annapolis Library. It will be the first county library to be built in 15 years and is expected to open this spring. […]