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  • Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]

    Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]
    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that led to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Harold "Boh" McCaskill, GM worker

    Harold "Boh" McCaskill, GM worker
    Harold "Boh" McCaskill, a retired automobile assembly line worker and sports fan, died Sunday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 63. Mr. McCaskill was born in Baltimore and raised on Edmondson Avenue. After graduating in 1968 from the...
  • General Assembly considers expanding state's 'move-over' law

    General Assembly considers expanding state's 'move-over' law
    After a tow truck operator from Green's Garage stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 795 in Reisterstown in January to help a motorist, she ended up needing a wrecker herself. A distracted driver veered off the road and hit her truck, causing nearly...
  • Speed camera reform bill passes General Assembly

    Speed camera reform bill passes General Assembly
    The Maryland General Assembly approved legislation Thursday that will provide new protections for motorists from erroneous tickets and other speed camera abuses, sending the bill to the governor for his expected signature. The compromise measure —...
  • 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...
  • Harford's Romancing the Chrome car show draws more than 2,000

    Harford's Romancing the Chrome car show draws more than 2,000
    In Harford County Saturday, you could spend your day hunting Easter eggs, flying kites, buying the first locally grown produce of the spring or, if your interests lean toward custom, super stock and classic vehicles, you could visit the third annual...
  • Vehicle license plates long a topic of interest [Column]

    On April 12, 1946, Maryland Gov. Herbert O'Conor "announced his decision to provide permanent automobile registration tags for motor vehicles in the State," according to a local newspaper. The Westminster newspaper, the Democratic Advocate, reported O'...
  • 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...