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Angela Sweeney
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December 9, 2016
A 15,000-square-foot conservatory at MGM National Harbor will feature a seasonal garden with decorations to match. As MGM opens a new resort this week it will deliver a victory in a long effort to develop a shoreline carved from a sand and gravel pit. The $1.4 billion resort at National Harbor puts casino gambling just seven miles from the nation’s capital.

December 8, 2016
Officials gathered Thursday morning to mark the festivities with an opening day press conference and they did it in style. In addition to a performance violinist Ken Ford, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III spoke at the opening ceremony. "Our administration has been proud to fully support this important project," Hogan said.

December 7, 2016
Since 1965, Milton V. Peterson, founder and chairman of the Peterson Companies, has played a major hand in the dramatic growth of Fairfax County as a developer of office, residential, retail and recreational space throughout the Washington, D.C., metro area.

December 6, 2016
On Thursday night, the brand new MGM National Harbor will spring to life—slot machines will be spinning and dice will be tumbling on the craps tables. Outside of grand opening excitement, many residents in the surrounding communities are wondering what sort of hand they'll be dealt on the roadways.

December 4, 2016
The Washington Post was given an exclusive tour of the new MGM National Harbor before its grand opening on Dec. 8.When the glass doors at the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino open to the public Thursday night, visitors will step into a slice of Las Vegas at the doorstep of the nation’s capital and into a monument to the county’s continuing progress.

November 18, 2016
MGM is about to open at National Harbor. The Washington region's never seen anything like it before. Nowhere will MGM National Harbor have a bigger impact than next door — at the Peterson Cos.’ National Harbor. This certainly isn’t lost on the Peterson family, namely Chairman Milton Peterson and his son, Principal Jon Peterson.