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Maryland Casinos Brought In $72 Million In June

Maryland officials say the state's four casinos brought in more than $72 million in revenue last month.

Maryland Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County led the group with more than $56 million from slot machines and table games. That's an approximately 10 percent increase from June 2013.

Hollywood Casino Perryville generated just over $7 million from slots and table games, about a 10 percent decline compared to last June.

Casino at Ocean Downs brought in more than $4.8 million from slot machines, a slight decrease from June 2013.

And Rocky Gap Casino Resort generated about $3.7 million from slot machines and table games, an increase of more than 50 percent from this time last year.

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Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'

A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
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Presidential Candidates Grapple With Tough Ballot Requirements In Virginia

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Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

What happens when one of the most notorious hacking companies gets hacked? That's the situation unfolding for one Italian company, which sells surveillance software to governments across the globe.

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