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  • Business leaders believe in clean energy

    Business leaders believe in clean energy
    Maryland has repeatedly shown leadership on climate change and the clean-energy solutions that will both tackle the problem and provide economic growth. In order to continue this leadership, Maryland faces an important choice: whether to take another step...
  • Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site

    Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site
    The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department. The 2.8 million-...
  • Diesel's day has arrived

    Diesel's day has arrived
    One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil. He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
  • Redesigning Baltimore: Planners envision new development among mass transit stations

    Redesigning Baltimore: Planners envision new development among mass transit stations
    Baltimore planners want to invite development around mass-transit stations where individuals and families can live, shop and commute without having to get behind the wheel of a car — part of a proposal to modernize the city. In the 350-page,...
  • Marlin W. Gorman, GM supervisor

    Marlin W. Gorman, GM supervisor
    Marlin W. Gorman, a retired maintenance supervisor who was an ardent railroad fan, died Aug. 19 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 84. The son of an electrician and a homemaker, Marlin Walker Gorman was born in Wilkensburg, Pa....
  • Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.

    Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.
    Somewhere in the third year of Tribune Co.'s marathon Chapter 11 proceeding, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey looked out at a Delaware courtroom packed with high-priced attorneys and conceded the case had broken down into what he called a...
  • Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'

    Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Netflix series "House of Cards" brought $140 million into the state's economy ("'Cards' a good deal, Md. Says," April 30). Where have we heard this before? In 2010 the Detroit Free Press reported that "Michigan's bid to...
  • General Motors unveils its new electric motor in White Marsh

    General Motors unveils its new electric motor in White Marsh
    General Motors officially launched its new electric motor in White Marsh Tuesday, a milestone in U.S. manufacturing — and a key part of the company's bet that the electric-vehicle market is poised to grow. With production under way at the...
  • Federal workers don't know sacrifice

    After a 45-year career in the private sector, first with Bethlehem Steel, then with Harley Davidson Motor Company and ending with General Motors, I lost wages, medical benefits and pensions when these companies were not making profits. Federal workers...
  • Christmas-shopping season highlights plight of retail workers

    Christmas-shopping season highlights plight of retail workers
    We're officially into Christmas buying season -- when American consumers determine the fate of American retailers and, indirectly, the American economy. What's often forgotten is that consumers are also workers, and if their pay doesn't keep up, they...
  • Postal service assigns new ZIP codes to communities [50 years ago]

    Taken from the pages of The Aegis dated June 27, 1963: The U.S. Postal Service this week assigned a "ZIP code" number to each of its thousands of branch offices. The new system, which the agency hoped would become as commonplace as car tags or Social...
  • Raising Md. manufacturing's profile — and perhaps its job base, too

    Raising Md. manufacturing's profile — and perhaps its job base, too
    The number of manufacturing jobs in Maryland seems to go in only one direction — down. The state lost 21,000 positions in the past five years. More than 40,000 in the past decade. Nearly 70,000 in the past two decades. But advocates think...