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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...
  • Sun Products to close Baltimore manufacturing plant

    Sun Products to close Baltimore manufacturing plant
    Household products maker Sun Products Corp. said Tuesday that it will close its nearly 90-year-old Baltimore manufacturing plant in June, laying off almost 300 workers and adding another name to the region's long list of former factories. Production...
  • Amazon to occupy second Baltimore warehouse

    Amazon to occupy second Baltimore warehouse
    Real estate developer Duke Realty is moving forward with plans for a second Amazon distribution center next to the massive warehouse the online retailer announced last fall — possibly for its growing grocery operation, Amazon Fresh. The city's...
  • 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...
  • Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year

    Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year
    E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year. Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
  • Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.

    Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of U.S.
    The General Motors factory in Baltimore, the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills and the steel mill at Sparrows Point all made things for decades. And all closed in the past 10 years. It's a familiar tale for much of the country. But Maryland's manufacturing...
  • Jacqueline A. Stewart, nurse

    Jacqueline A. Stewart, nurse
    Jacqueline A. Stewart, a retired nursing supervisor and dog lover, died Nov. 16 of complications from a stroke at Lorien Riverside Nursing Center in Belcamp. She was 76. Mrs. Stewart was recovering from injuries suffered in an October head-on...
  • Gerald A. Elkins, mapmaker

    Gerald A. Elkins, mapmaker
    Gerald Allen Elkins, a retired Department of Planning map maker and graphic artist who detailed Baltimore's transformation for more than four decades, died of cancer Nov. 28 at his Ocean Pines home. The former Overlea resident was 65. "What struck me...
  • Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator

    Joseph G. 'Bodie' Finnerty Jr., litigator
    Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
  • Repeal the rain tax

    Repeal the rain tax
    Of the 40 new taxes, fees and tolls the O'Malley-Brown administration has enacted, the most egregious is the so-called rain tax. It is a national embarrassment and a case study in ill-conceived public policy. Officially known as the "Stormwater Management...
  • City to unveil electric car charging stations at War Memorial Plaza

    City to unveil electric car charging stations at War Memorial Plaza
    State energy officials and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil a pair of electric vehicle charging stations outside City Hall on Friday, the first on a city public street, officials said. The stations were installed at the corner of Lexington and...
  • The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, minister

    The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, minister
    The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sept. 24 of a massive heart attack at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 83. The son of a General Motors Corp. millwright and a homemaker, Henry William Korinth was born on...