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‘Sesame Street’ Is Star At New Children’s Museum

Elmo, Cookie Monster and Grover have a new home near Washington as the National Children’s Museum is set to open in suburban Maryland — though initial plans have been scaled down considerably.

12/13/2012

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Game On! Maryland Voters Approve Expanded Gambling

More casinos and more gaming are coming to Maryland. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the Question 7 voter referendum passed by a narrow margin.

11/07/2012

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MGM Describes Its Vision For National Harbor Casino

The CEO of MGM Resorts International said Friday that if Maryland voters agree Tuesday to expand legalized gambling, his company would build a luxurious and architecturally unimposing casino and hotel near the nation’s capital, not a blocky neon-lit behemoth.

11/02/2012

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Md. Voters Endure Bombardment Of Gambling Ads

The onslaught of ads over gambling expansion has been like no other in a Maryland political year, subjecting residents to rapid-fire television spots for and against Question 7. The barrage began long before ads for other ballot questions this year and has remained frenetic.

10/24/2012

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Children’s Museum Holds Festival Near Future Home

The National Children’s Museum is holding a jump-roping competition at National Harbor in Maryland to count down to its opening in December.

10/06/2012

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New Children’s Museum To Open Near D.C. In December

The National Children’s Museum says it will open in December at a site along the Potomac River just south of Washington.

10/02/2012

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Voters Almost Evenly Divided Over Expanded Gambling At National Harbor

There are new voices in the controversial expanded gambling debate. Groups in Prince George’s County are in a tug-of-war over putting a new casino at National Harbor.

09/27/2012

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Cirque Du Soleil Offers Class To Young Performers

Perched on cinder blocks and separated into four small compartments with desks and a computer, the trailers look like any that sit beside overcrowded public schools throughout the Washington region.

09/24/2012

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Campaigns For And Against Expanded Gambling Attempt To Sway Voters With Ads

Lots of money is being spent to influence Maryland voters for and against a new casino at National Harbor.

08/30/2012

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Millions Expected To Be Spent On Referendum Ads

Millions in advertising. Maryland may not get a lot of national attention in the presidential election, but the state’s plate is full when it come to ballot issues.

08/17/2012

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O’Malley Signs Expanded Gambling Bill; Issue Heads To Voters In November

Maryland gears up for another battle over casinos. Lawmakers approve expanded gambling, but voters will ultimately decide whether to allow it.

08/15/2012

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O’Malley Calls Special General Assembly Session On Aug. 9 To Expand Gambling In Md.

Governor Martin O’Malley calls a special session on gambling and not all lawmakers are happy about it.

07/27/2012

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