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  • Sparrows Point's steel mill to be razed, Kamenetz says

    Sparrows Point's steel mill to be razed, Kamenetz says
    The owners of the Sparrows Point steel mill plan to raze the closed plant, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Thursday, as political leaders from Towson to Washington mourned the loss of a landmark that once employed tens of thousands. The...
  • Don't make kids bear the brunt of the fiscal cliff

    Don't make kids bear the brunt of the fiscal cliff
    As the federal "fiscal cliff" approaches, an important group of Marylanders with a lot on the line has been largely ignored: children. The stakes are immense, because the recession has been hard on Maryland children, with one out of every seven living...
  • The end of steelmaking but not of Sparrows Point

    The end of steelmaking but not of Sparrows Point
    The great steel mill of Sparrows Point is gone, and it's never coming back. Local, state and federal officials, along with union leaders, made a valiant attempt to find a new operator who would restart production there, but it was not to be. The plant's...
  • Food survey shows one in six Marylanders have gone hungry

    Nearly one in six Marylanders did not have enough money to buy food their family needed at times during 2012, according to a report released Thursday by the Food Research and Action Center. Of those surveyed, 15.9 percent in the Baltimore-Towson area...
  • Marylanders brace for taxes as part of 'fiscal cliff' deal

    Marylanders brace for taxes as part of 'fiscal cliff' deal
    Regardless of whether the president and Congress strike a deal or take the nation headfirst over the "fiscal cliff," federal taxes for some Marylanders will increase next year — and under some scenarios the pain could be worse than in other states....
  • Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help

    Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help
    The effort to connect former Sparrows Point workers with training for new careers gained more urgency last week as the final hopes of the steel mill reopening were dashed — and as the deadline to apply for the help or forever lose it fast approaches...
  • Sparrows Point workers hear union account of their steel mill's death

    Sparrows Point workers hear  union account of their steel mill's death
    Several hundred former Sparrows Point workers gathering late Monday afternoon for details of their steel mill's demise heard from union leaders that at least two groups had wanted to restart the plant but weren't given the chance. Joe Rosel, president of...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Sparrows Point workers urged to apply for federal benefits

    Baltimore County officials are urging workers who were laid off from the Sparrows Point steel mill this year to ensure they meet deadlines for receiving federal assistance. The deadline for applying for Trade Adjustment Assistance is 26 weeks after a...
  • Judge OKs pact ending health benefits for Sparrows Point workers

    Judge OKs pact ending health benefits for Sparrows Point workers
    A settlement agreement ending health benefits for Sparrows Point workers Aug. 31 was approved Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del. The agreement, struck by mill owner RG Steel and the United Steelworkers union last week, also...
  • Sparrows Point ripple effect leaves few untouched

    Sparrows Point ripple effect leaves few untouched
    Debbie Hurd sees it in the parking lots along North Point Boulevard — the answer to what life would be like if the steel mill that fueled the tight-knit communities near Sparrows Point never reopens. Fewer cars. Fewer customers for businesses....
  • After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC

    After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC
    Sandy Johnson and her son, Jeff, were juggling the demands of classes and exams, jobs and family life in pursuit of associate degrees. They also were confronting what could have been an insurmountable obstacle: homelessness. "This has been a tough...