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  • Demolition of Cockeysville distillery signals start of flood plain mitigation

    Demolition of Cockeysville distillery signals start of flood plain mitigation
    About 50 people showed up early Sunday to witness demolition of an already collapsing distillery warehouse in Cockeysville — the first step in a plan Baltimore County officials say will help mitigate flooding in the area and, they hope, encourage...
  • Edgewood's Smiths Detection wins gold in Excellence in Design Awards

    Edgewood-based Smiths Detection's HazMatID Elite has won the Excellence in Design Gold Award at Appliance Design Magazine's 26th Annual Excellence in Design Awards. Elite is the next generation of Smiths Detection's HazMatID, the world's most widely...
  • Hurdles loom as Baltimore's port grows

    Hurdles loom as Baltimore's port grows
    The port of Baltimore logged a number of successes in recent days: a record-breaking year for the amount of cargo handled, state exports surging to $6 billion in the first half of this year and more federal funding to support shipbuilding jobs. The port'...
  • James R. 'Rudy' Ray Sr., 79

    James R. 'Rudy' Ray Sr., 79
    James R. "Rudy" Ray Sr., an automobile salesman whose personality and salesmanship made him a fixture at Park Circle Motor Co. in Northwest Baltimore for nearly two decades, died Tuesday at the Envoy Nursing Home in Pikesville. The Woodmoor resident...
  • Port announces more jobs under new partnership with Mazda

    Port announces more jobs under new partnership with Mazda
    Starting in September, Mazdas will be zooming through the port of Baltimore under a five-year deal announced Tuesday. The Japanese automaker will start shipping 65,000 new vehicles a year to the port, creating an estimated 160 new jobs, the Maryland Port...
  • Parsing bumper stickers

    As I was driving to work today, I found myself behind a fellow motorist, another middle-aged white guy with eyeglasses, both of us driving General Motors products. His Lumina displayed his allegiances with bumper stickers, two of which caught my eye: "I...
  • Put people ahead of cars

    Put people ahead of cars
    Baltimore City is at a transportation crossroads. We can move in the direction of a safer, healthier, more sustainable and economical city — the direction in which dozens of cities across America are moving — or fall back on prioritizing...
  • Richard C. Schneider, construction manager

    Richard C. Schneider, construction manager
    Richard C. "Dick" Schneider, a retired construction manager and railroad buff, died Aug. 7 of cancer at Hospice and Community Care of Mount Joy, Pa. He was 67. The son of a Defense Department worker and a registered nurse, Richard Carl Schneider was born...
  • Navy torpedo contract delivers work to Annapolis

    Northrop Grumman Corp. announced it won a U.S. Navy contract to make torpedo parts in Annapolis that could be worth as much as $294 million. The defense contractor's existing 400-person workforce in Annapolis will produce acoustic nose arrays for the...
  • Tough Mudder fined for muddying Frederick creek

    Tough Mudder fined for muddying Frederick creek
    The mud apparently got out of control at the Tough Mudder obstacle race held last September in Frederick. Organizers of the event were fined $25,000 for sediment and erosion violations that fouled Big Tuscarora Creek, the Maryland Department of the...
  • Remember Baltimore's 'Rosies'

    Remember Baltimore's 'Rosies'
    From Michigan comes the news that the Willow Run bomber factory outside Detroit is to be demolished. One of the best-known factories that transformed the United States into "the Arsenal of Democracy" during World War II, Willow Run is also said to be...
  • Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally

    Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally
    Don’t trust TV history — ever. That’s the big conclusion I came to this week after starting out on the simple assignment of previewing a two-hour National Geographic special on the Iraq War. “America Vs. Iraq,” which...