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  • Gas prices high entering 2014, but will likely drop

    Gas prices high entering 2014, but will likely drop
    For the fourth straight year, Americans will wake up on New Year's Day to record high gas prices — but don't take that as an indicator of how the new year will play out at the pump. According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, national gas prices are expected...
  • 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 inĀ Aberdeen, Joppa and Forest Hill. Nearly two dozen residents were displaced from their homes...
  • AAA predicts national decline in Thanksgiving travel

    AAA predicts national decline in Thanksgiving travel
    Fewer Americans are expected to travel long distances for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday than last year, despite the lowest gas prices in years, AAA predicted Wednesday. The driver advocacy organization, which tracks travel across the country,...
  • Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving

    Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving
    For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year. Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
  • Temps dip Sunday, some snow in mountains possible close to Thanksgiving

    Temps dip Sunday, some snow in mountains possible close to Thanksgiving
    Forecasters are keeping an eye on storms in several regions of the U.S. that could dump cold rain or even some snow in the Baltimore-Washington area in the days just before Thanksgiving, potentially complicating plans during the busiest travel time of the...
  • Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire

    Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire
    About twenty people were displaced after a fire badly damaged an apartment building in Ellicott City in the early hours of Monday morning, Howard County fire officials said. Fire crews arrived at the building in the 6200 block of Waterloo Road shortly...
  • Harford sewer main breaks, sends sewage into Bush Creek

    As much as 5 million gallons of untreated sewage spilled into Bush Creek in the Abingdon area after a major sewage main broke late last week, according to Harford County public works officials. Public works crews and a local heavy construction...
  • Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil

    Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil
    While slightly fewer Marylanders are expected to be traveling for Thanksgiving this year compared to last, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people traveling through Harford County this week. A large portion of drivers in Maryland are...
  • Northrop Grumman joins health IT incubator as sponsor

    Northrop Grumman joins health IT incubator as sponsor
    Northrop Grumman Corp. has signed on as a sponsor of DreamIt Health Baltimore, a business accelerator backed by Johns Hopkins University and BioHealth Innovation Inc. The accelerator gives startups $50,000 in seed funding, help gathering customers,...
  • GAO questions disparities in nuclear plant oversight

    GAO questions disparities in nuclear plant oversight
    A new government report raises questions about the consistency of federal nuclear power plant oversight, noting regional disparities in the frequency with which plants - including Maryland's Calvert Cliffs - have been cited for safety problems or...
  • Port operations resume as workers temporarily end strike

    Port operations resume as workers temporarily end strike
    The three-day strike that paralyzed the port of Baltimore is over — for now. Striking longshoremen agreed late Friday to resume working on the docks during a 90-day "cooling-off period" while negotiations continue on a new local contract. Work...