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  • For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.

    For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.
    What do we call this decade? The Ohs? If you say that out loud it sounds like a certain baseball team. The Aughts? What's an aught? In a practical but infinitely more gloomy choice, Time magazine settled on "The Decade from Hell." And maybe it was. A new...
  • Embracing Isabel's 'silver lining'

    On a point overlooking Galloway Creek, Joe and Rosalie Hession savor sunsets from the top floor of their new, round, hurricane-resistant house. Up the road, William and Janice Norris are still living in a cramped, government-issued trailer. But they draw...
  • Altoona is home to railroad history and Horseshoe Curve

    Railroad fans should make tracks to Altoona this weekend for Santa Claus' arrival by train at a railroading landmark. In 1849, the Pennsylvania Railroad was founded in this city 190 miles northwest of Baltimore when the first railroad was under...
  • Space for port industries

    A peninsula in South Baltimore that was the site of asphalt refining and storage for decades could, within the next year, become a hub for the type of businesses that are increasingly being squeezed from the shores of Baltimore. The 60-acre site is among...
  • Lewis museum to open with 'Slave Ship'

    Simple iron bars that could be used to purchase a human being. Iron shackles clearly designed for a young child's legs. A captain's log that complains of the stifling African heat, but doesn't even mention the cold reality that the ship was dealing in...
  • U.S. economy proved resilient

    Much has been written about heroes in the past year, but the unsung hero has been the American consumer, who almost single-handedly prevented the country from plunging into a deep and prolonged recession. Immediately after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks,...
  • Harford expects good things of base decisions

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, the sprawling military base known as the engine that pulls Harford County's economy, is expected to have an even greater impact as it stands to gain new jobs and continue the transformation into the Army's prime technology center....
  • A factory that shaped their lives in Dundalk

    Longpoint Road is a quiet street of bungalows, some with carports, on a peninsula that reaches to Dundalk's Bear Creek. It's a place where families have for years gathered for cookouts, where John Eltringham would lend his electric cement mixer to a...
  • GM plant a sign of decline

    When the line stops at General Motors' Baltimore van assembly plant Friday, some 1,100 factory workers will face new questions about their futures that go well beyond the loss of their high-paying jobs. Those who don't retire have the security of knowing...
  • Plant makes its final run

    Workers at General Motors' Baltimore plant finished making the last van on the 70-year-old assembly line yesterday, joining another piece of the city's blue-collar past and taking their spot in the financially troubled carmaker's history. The last van...
  • Archive: A dank relic lies below Howard St. Tunnel

    As Orioles fans walk to their ballpark seats, just below their feet flows a giant freight conveyor belt, known as the Howard Street Tunnel and all but unknown to those passing overhead on the sidewalks and asphalt. Some 30 million bricks went into this...
  • Ram pickups to keep it steel through 2020

     
    Filed under: Truck, Technology, Ram One of the hottest topics in the industry these days is automakers' expanding use of aluminum, especially for vehicle bodies and platforms. While the lightweight metal has historically been the preserve of premium...