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Maryland county OKs plans for MGM casino

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Prince George’s County officials on Monday approved a building plan for a $925 million MGM Resorts International casino and hotel near the nation’s capital on an 8-1 vote, paving the way for MGM to get the permits needed to begin construction.

Want Verizon rewards? Let them track you

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week. There’s a twist, though: Subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their interests.