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Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore

Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore

Carnival Cruise Lines announced plans Thursday to leave the port of Baltimore, a move that could cost the region scores of jobs and millions in economic activity generated by big-spending passengers and businesses servicing the ships.

The Miami-based company said that without federal approval of its plan for curbing air pollution, it would cut back on the number of cruises and move the Pride to a dock in Tampa, Fla., in November 2014. The Pride, a 2,124-passenger ship, sails weekly from Baltimore to the Bahamas and Caribbean.

The move would leave the city with one other large cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas, still sailing regularly from the...