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  • AAA sees record volume of calls for roadside assistance in January

    AAA sees record volume of calls for roadside assistance in January
    More people called AAA Mid-Atlantic for emergency roadside assistance in January than in any previous month on record, the organization said Monday. About a quarter of the calls were in Maryland. Through snow storms and severe cold snaps that affected...
  • Broken promises [Editorial]

    Broken promises  [Editorial]
    In 2011, Maryland's state government was facing significant budget challenges in both the short term and the long term. The lingering effects of the recession and the waning of federal stimulus funds had blown a hole of about $1.6 billion in the state's...
  • Keystone XL is one more hole in a sinking ship [Letter]

    Keystone XL is one more hole in a sinking ship [Letter]
    On what basis did the U.S. State Department conclude that the Keystone XL pipeline project is relatively benign in regard to greenhouse gas? The key passage from the report's executive summary states that "approval or denial of any one crude oil...
  • Gas prices likely to rise going into spring

    Gas prices likely to rise going into spring
    Get ready for a seasonal spike at the pumps. As many refineries slow production of gasoline in February as they conduct seasonal maintenance, gas prices are likely to rise in Maryland and across the country, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "Winter...
  • Maryland's largest casino bets heavily on Asian community

    Rising at the center of the sprawling casino floor at Maryland Live at Arundel Mills — a prime piece of money-making real estate, if there ever was one — aren't shiny new slot machines or table games. Instead, an Asian-themed eatery is...
  • The practical appeals at Motor Trend auto show

    The practical appeals at Motor Trend auto show
    The Mercedes-Benz stood just less than $30,000 away from its admirers at Baltimore's auto show, where the sporty crimson sedan held its own among the competitors for looks, test sit-downs and aspirations of ownership. "It's really an entry-level model,"...
  • Harford pushes latest bond sale back to March

    Harford pushes latest bond sale back to March
    Harford County officials plan to postpone by a month a planned sale of bonds to finance two key public safety-related projects and other capital improvements. Originally scheduled for this week, the bond sale will be for a lower amount, $40 million as...
  • Parking ticket run-around [Letter]

    Parking ticket run-around [Letter]
    After reading the recent investigation into parking violations in Baltimore City ("Parking violations bring in $13.5M for Baltimore City," Dec. 21), I thought I would share my story on the issue. On Oct. 25, I was hurrying to class when I noticed a...
  • Firefighters battle blazes in Aberdeen, Joppa, Forest Hill

    Firefighters battle blazes in Aberdeen, Joppa, Forest Hill
    Harford firefighters were kept busy Saturday, battling three blazes in different parts of Harford County, causing nearly $350,000 in damages to buildings in Aberdeen, Joppa and Forest Hill. Nearly two dozen residents were displaced from their homes...
  • Longshoremen to meet ahead of port contract deadline

    Longshoremen to meet ahead of port contract deadline
    Members of a local longshoremen union that went on strike in October, crippling the port of Baltimore for three days, will meet Monday to discuss a new contract offer from the port's employers. The deadline for a new deal between the International...
  • Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86

    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86
    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
  • Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive

    Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive
    Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82. The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...