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  • Monkton driver putting together Team Baltimore Racing for Grand Prix

    Monkton driver putting together Team Baltimore Racing for Grand Prix
    Sixteen years after competing in his first motorsports race on the Camden Yards parking lot, Monkton professional driver Marc Bunting is returning to the drivers' seat and his roots. Bunting is putting together Team Baltimore Racing, a sports car team,...
  • 45,000 Verizon workers go on strike over contract

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of thousands of unionized Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., went on strike early Sunday after they failed to agree on a new labor contract with the telecommunications company. The...
  • 45,000 Verizon workers strike as company seeks benefits downgrades

    Almost half the workers in Verizon Communications Inc.'s wireline telecommunications business went on strike Sunday as negotiations for a new labor contract failed. The strike, involving 45,000 workers, is the first walkout that Verizon, one of the two...
  • Verizon employees in Md. to return Tuesday with extension

    Verizon's union employees in Maryland and across the region will head back to work early next week after a deal was reached to extend their expired contract pending further negotiations, the company said Saturday in a statement. About 45,000 workers in...
  • Should MLB seize the Los Angeles Dodgers?

    Don't spoil the fun Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Please, Bud Selig, don't step in. For the good of the sport, Major League Baseball will probably step in to seize control of the Dodgers from Frank McCourt. But watching from a distance there's...
  • Verizon fattens its execs, won't bargain in good faith

    45,000 Verizon workers are now on strike to stop the attack on the middle class. The reason? Despite record profits, Verizon is refusing to bargain and is demanding that its workers add to those profits from their own pockets. In the last four years...
  • Who will get better deal, NBA or players?

    Owners in for long haul K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune Here's how long the NBA lockout will last: Until David Stern wins. Too many new-blood owners entered during the fat-cat days of the NBA, only to see the economic downturn shrink their franchise...
  • Verizon strike is over but a Laurel doctor still has repair issues

    Verizon strike is over but a Laurel doctor still has repair issues
    Although the 45,000 striking technical and customer support workers in nine northeastern states — including 7,300 workers in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia — returned to their jobs at Verizon Corp. Aug. 22, it may still be...
  • Letter: Teachers union, school board at odds

    Editor: Harford County's students and teachers deserve better than this. The teachers of Harford County have been in negotiations with Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) since November 2010 for their contract, which began in July 2011. On April 2,...
  • Jerry Coleman is 'locked out' and weighing his talk radio options

    Jerry Coleman is 'locked out' and weighing his talk radio options
    Like the NFL players he used to cover for his radio show, Jerry Coleman considers himself to be locked out. Let go by WVIE (1370-AM) last week when the station switched to a news/talk format, Coleman is looking for a new gig in the Baltimore-Washington...
  • NFL lockout to remain in place after court decision

    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its players. The lockout will remain...
  • Baltimore Co. Council approves binding arbitration measure

    Public employees in Baltimore County will have a new avenue for resolving labor disputes under legislation the County Council approved Monday. The measure will grant binding arbitration — a practice in which an independent, third-party arbiter...