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Ride the Ducks Calls It Quits in Baltimore

Baltimore's Ride the Ducks amphibious tours made their last run through the streets and waterways of the city on Monday, according to the company.

Bob Salmon, vice president for marketing for Ride the Ducks, which is owned by Herschend Family Entertainment, says financial concerns led the company, which runs or licenses similar tours in six other cities, to shutter its Baltimore operation.

"We've been in Baltimore since 2002, and it's been our most challenging area since we've opened," Salmon says. "With an economy like we're in today, we're watching how...