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  • Constellation deal still on

    Constellation deal still on
    Warren E. Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. said yesterday that it is moving forward with a planned $4.7 billion acquisition of Baltimore-based Constellation Energy Group after completing a review of the BGE parent's retail and wholesale...
  • CEG, MidAmerican file for deal approval

    Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group and MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. said yesterday that the two companies filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting approval of their proposed $4.7 billion deal. Warren Buffett's...
  • Sparrows Point called lifesaver for ailing mill

    Sparrows Point called lifesaver for ailing mill
    Each day, rail cars carrying steel slabs minted some 300 miles east at Baltimore County's Sparrows Point mill arrive at Esmark Inc.'s Wheeling-Pittsburgh plant here. Huge trucks with claws in their underbellies grab the slabs and haul them to Wheeling-...
  • Russian firm buys the Point

    Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal announced yesterday that it is buying the steel plant at Sparrows Point and says it plans to run the mill at full capacity and invest up to half a billion dollars during the next five years to improve productivity....
  • Sparrows Point buyer plans rapid boost in steel output

    Sparrows Point buyer plans rapid boost in steel output
    Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal said yesterday that its acquisition of the Sparrows Point complex could close as early as mid-May and that it plans to rapidly ramp up production at the Baltimore County steel plant. Severstal plans to bring plant...
  • Baseball stars, officials testify

    WASHINGTON - Some of baseball's brightest stars uneasily testified yesterday about steroid use, but a House committee saved its fire for baseball executives, going so far as to question whether their sport still deserved its treasured exemption from...
  • Roberts used to navigating business issues

    In John G. Roberts Jr., many of the corporate chieftains who helped put President Bush in the White House see a Supreme Court nominee with whom they can do business. That's partly because so many of them already have. As one of Washington's most sought-...
  • Family Dollar says state attorneys general to probe Dollar General bid

    Family Dollar says state attorneys general to probe Dollar General bid
    (Reuters) - (This September 26 story is refiled to add paragraph that says certain state attorneys general are also investigating Dollar Tree's bid) Family Dollar Stores Inc said certain state attorneys general have notified the company that they will...
  • Microsoft boss Nadella promises cooperation in Chinese antitrust probe

    Microsoft boss Nadella promises cooperation in Chinese antitrust probe
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp chief executive Satya Nadella promised to cooperate fully with Chinese authorities in their antitrust investigation into his company during a meeting with a top regulator in Beijing, the Chinese government said....
  • FTC may sue to stop US Foods acquisition

    FTC may sue to stop US Foods acquisition
    The Federal Trade Commission is considering a possible antitrust lawsuit against Sysco Corp's $3.5 billion deal to buy Rosemont-based US Foods, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The FTC has been...
  • U.S. senator says no place for violence in NFL

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women of the U.S. Senate have taken notice and will speak up about how the National Football League has handled domestic abuse cases involving its players, a leading lawmaker said on Sunday. Several recent cases involving NFL...
  • Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL

    Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL
    Over the past few weeks, Americans have been confronted by a slew of scandals besieging our most popular sport. Outrage over the off-the-field violence of star running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson has been accompanied by the revelation that the...