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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Franchot, Kopp fight transfer of pension money

    Franchot, Kopp fight transfer of pension money
    Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot warned senators Wednesday that Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to divert $100 million a year from the state pension fund to next year's budget threatens the long-term health of the retirement system....
  • Howard earns AAA rating for 17th year

    For the seventeenth year in a row, Howard County has earned a AAA bond rating from all of the "big three" ratings agencies. Howard was one of only 40 counties out of 3,000 in the nation to receive the highest possible rating from Fitch Ratings, Moody's...
  • Harford bonds get top ratings ahead of $40 million sale on March 11

    Harford bonds get top ratings ahead of $40 million sale on March 11
    Harford County government has received top ratings from the nation's three major municipal bond rating agencies in advance of a $40 million bond sale scheduled for March 11. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services informed the county Tuesday it had upgraded...
  • Time to do away with UCBAC title games [Editorial]

    Time to do away with UCBAC title games [Editorial]
    Last spring, the Harford Tech girls lacrosse team had a good season, so good they ended up as the top team in the Susquehanna Division of the Harford and Cecil high school athletic league known as the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference. It's a...
  • Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.

    Richard A. Hartman, CEO of Automobile Club of Md.
    Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Cedarcroft resident...
  • Pnina Wilkins, interior designer

    Pnina Wilkins, interior designer
    Pnina Wilkins, an interior designer and past president of Hadassah, died Feb. 22 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown. She was 90. The daughter of Benjamin Laikin, a wiping cloths manufacturer, and Anna Golomb Laikin, a homemaker, Pnina...
  • Harford County sells $40 million in bonds to Piper Jaffray at 3.04 percent

    Piper Jaffray was the winning bidder in Harford County's $40 million bond sale Tuesday, offering a 3.0465 percent interest rate to beat out 11 other bidders. "It is higher than the county paid last time, but that was a different market," county bond...