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  • Cove Point project opponents raise safety concerns

    Cove Point project opponents raise safety concerns
    The way energy company Dominion sees it, exporting liquefied natural gas from its Southern Maryland complex wouldn't be that big of a shift from the importing it does now. Same pipes, same storage tanks, same terminal. But the project at Cove Point...
  • Harford Cub Scouts, start your engines!

    Harford Cub Scouts, start your engines!
    Children in 2014 have an array of sophisticated electronic toys and games at their disposal, but on Saturday at two locations in Harford County, the attention of two groups of boys and girls was captured by simple wooden cars on a short track. Members...
  • Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms

    Lawmakers consider speed camera reforms
    Maryland speed camera programs came under intense scrutiny Tuesday in Annapolis and Baltimore, with the General Assembly considering reforms ranging from a ban of the so-called "bounty system" to levying heavy fines against operators that issue...
  • Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'

    Mayor says audit firm was 'not sufficiently qualified'
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake offered a new explanation Wednesday for why her administration never acted on the results of an audit that found a high error rate for city speed camera tickets: The national engineering firm the city hired was "not...
  • Speed camera reforms needed [Commentary]

    Speed camera reforms needed [Commentary]
    Legislative reforms are desperately needed to address issues with Maryland's speed camera programs in school zones, particularly in Baltimore City, where the problems have been so pervasive and so well-documented that the system has been suspended since...
  • Officer found rat on car after assisting probe of colleagues

    Officer found rat on car after assisting probe of colleagues
    It was a dead rat the detective found on his windshield of his Toyota Corolla on a fall morning, the corpse peeking out from under the windshield wiper — a sign, he thought, that his colleagues in the department saw him as a snitch. Detective...
  • Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents

    Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents
    The Abell Foundation, best known for its charitable work battling poverty in Baltimore, went to court this week over a very different venture: designing hybrid engines for vehicles. Over the past 15 years, the foundation quietly became a player in the...
  • Bel Air exceeds snow removal budget by $7,000

    Bel Air exceeds snow removal budget by $7,000
    Harford County and its municipalities had either broken the bank or were close to breaking it on their snow removal budgets even before a winter storm dumped 1 to 2 feet of snow around the county in mid-February. Municipal officials did not have firm...
  • U.Md. program awards $4.1 million to companies and faculty developing tech products

    U.Md. program awards $4.1 million to companies and faculty developing tech products
    A University of Maryland program that matches researchers with companies has awarded $4.1 million to 15 teams working to bring technology products to market. Baltimore-area companies that will work with faculty through the Maryland Industrial...
  • April is a good time for planting trees

    April is a good time for planting trees
    I ordered some trees from North Carolina and the nursery wanted to send them in February. What is a good time to have them delivered? You can't put the trees into the ground until the soil is workable, meaning it's dry enough so a clump crumbles in...
  • Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore

    Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore
    The port of Baltimore's continuing labor dispute, which boiled over in a three-day dockworkers strike in October before a three-month "cooling-off" period, now simmers with uncertainty. Labor peace in the port seems precarious. A contract covering the...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...