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  • GM becomes 'Greedy Morons' [Letter]

    GM becomes 'Greedy Morons' [Letter]
    We have learned the deaths of 13 people due to a faulty ignition part/switch in General Motors vehicles could have perhaps have been avoided. Pathetically, the situation could have possibly been averted by simply adding a two-dollar part to each...
  • Port of Baltimore sets container, auto and wood pulp records for 2013

    Port of Baltimore sets container, auto and wood pulp records for 2013
    The port of Baltimore handled more automobiles, cargo containers and wood pulp in 2013 than ever before, a record-setting performance despite continuing labor unrest on its public docks. Solidifying its place as the nation's No. 1 port for automobile...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...