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Resorts, casinos double down on Maryland gambling expansion

They're off to the races and the stakes are higher than ever as resorts and casinos contribute millions to fight or support a ballot question that would expand gambling in Maryland. The casino fight is on pace to match or top the historic 2006 gubernatorial race.

Saturday - 10/06/2012, 11:59pm EDT

Tags: Elections, ballot questions, Daryl D. Jones, John Leopold, gambling, National Harbor, MGM Resorts International, Penn National Gaming

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.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 03:17pm EDT

Tags: National Harbor, Elmo, Sesame Street, Victoria Wilcher

O'Malley: Done with gambling measure if voters reject it

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says if voters reject gambling in Prince George's County when they vote on the measure in November, he won't seek to re-introduce the gaming legislation while he's governor.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 02:56pm EDT

Tags: gambling, mark segraves, Question 7, National Harbor, Martin O

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.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: National Harbor, Cirque du Soleil School

Md. House to vote on expanding gambling

The House is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. Tuesday to consider allowing table games such as blackjack at casinos, and to permit a new casino site in Prince George's County.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 07:51am EDT

Tags: gambling, casino, Kate Ryan, National Harbor

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Triathlon group sues World Triathlon Corp. over canceled event

Washington Sports and Event Management LLC, producers of the Nation's Triathlon, have sued the World Triathlon Corporation for defamation stemming from the abrupt cancelation of the Ironman 70.3 National Harbor race that had been slated for August.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: Washington Sports and Event Management, National Harbor, Ironman

MGM strikes agreement for casino at National Harbor

MGM Resorts International struck an agreement on Friday to build a casino destination at the National Harbor waterfront complex near the nation's capital, if lawmakers end up allowing the casino and table games like blackjack while also cutting the state's high tax on gambling proceeds.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 07:00am EDT

Tags: MGM, casino, National Harbor, Michelle Martin

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Smithsonian welcomes Discovery to space collection

Space shuttle Discovery is preparing to move into its new home at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum annex in northern Virginia.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 10:20am EDT

Tags: Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian, Hains Point, National Mall, Old Town, National Harbor

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