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Election Results, City Audit Disagreement, Chris Davis

Nov 6, 2013

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis.
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Wednesday headlines from around the region.

Election Results: In city elections yesterday, Frederick mayor Randy McClement kept his job, but the Annapolis mayors race is too close to call. WYPR’s Karen Hosler and Joel McCord report. Read more at the Capital Gazette and the Frederick News Post.

City Audit Disagreement: Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is continuing to oppose an independent audit of the city Finance Department. More here from the Baltimore Sun.

State Senate President Mike Miller.
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General Assembly: State Senate President Mike Miller is tweaking Senate rules in hopes of getting more work done earlier in the session, according to MarylandReporter.com.

Under Armour Uniforms: Baltimore-based Under Amour is getting controversy and publicity for military-themed uniforms it designed for Northwestern University’s football team, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Maryland's casino revenueThe Baltimore Business Journal reports that the state’s four casinos generated $66 million in October, way up from the $39 million earned in October of last year.

Maryland Live Casino.
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City Keeps Hilton Asset Manager: The Baltimore Business Journal reports that Baltimore City extended the company’s contract for another three years.

Gubernatorial candidates talk environment: Representatives from all six tickets spoke at an environmental forum yesterday in Annapolis. WYPR’s Karen Hosler was there and spoke to Fraser Smith. More here from the Washington Post.  

Chris Davis finalist for AL MVP: The Orioles slugger was one of three American League players named by the Baseball Writers Association of America.  MASN Sports has the story and a list of finalists.