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  • Workplaces offer electric car charging for employees

    Workplaces offer electric car charging for employees
    Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work. At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
  • Ann K. Crane, personnel director

    Ann K. Crane, personnel director
    Ann K. Crane, who went to the wrong place in Dundalk when applying for a job and ended up staying there anyway for nearly a quarter of a century, died Wednesday from heart failure at Oak Crest Village. She was 93. The daughter of immigrant Lithuanian...
  • Christy, Cole, Rodia, Ward named to Havre de Grace High's 2012 Hall of Fame Class

    Distinguished alumni Earl Christy, Sheldon W. Cole, Ernest Rodia and Lou Ward have been selected for the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame, the committee overseeing the hall of fame announced Monday. The Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame will...
  • UMBC students use new media to document a dying industrial past

    UMBC students use new media to document a dying industrial past
    When Eddie Bartee started working at the Sparrows Point steel mill in 1955, about 35,000 men toiled at the eastern Baltimore County plant. Over the next four decades, he made a comfortable life for his wife and their six children as he moved through the...
  • Morici: 8.5 percent unemployment may be as good as it gets

    Morici: 8.5 percent unemployment may be as good as it gets
    The economy added 200,000 jobs in December, and unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent. Going forward, unemployment is not likely to fall much further and may rise again. Fourth quarter growth was exceptionally strong as the global economy recovered...
  • Jumpstarting the electric car

    Jumpstarting the electric car
    Electric wagons powered by heavy batteries quietly zipped through the streets of Baltimore, carrying beer, milk, fruit and other goods from wholesalers to shops and homes. Some delivery companies installed their own charging stations or used a downtown...
  • William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies

    William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies
    William Malcolm Pitcher, an insurance firm owner, died of cancer July 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, one of the local charities he assisted during his life. The Brooklandville resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bateman Avenue,...
  • Martek Biosciences part of Dutch conglomerate's vision

    Martek Biosciences part of Dutch conglomerate's vision
    Wearing a purple-and-white tie and a gray suit, Feike Sijbesma, head of Dutch multinational conglomerate Royal DSM, was whisked from meeting to meeting at the Columbia headquarters of Martek Biosciences Corp. on a recent weekday. He had spoken to the...
  • Made (once again) in America

    Made (once again) in America
    When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn. NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
  • Not enough doctors

    Not enough doctors
    The Supreme Court's ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, expected in June, will determine the future for countless Americans. Health care reform debates have elevated the plight of millions of uninsured Americans to the national...
  • Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011

    Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011
    Just after sunrise, a caravan of nearly 1,000 new cars begins streaming down the ramp of a massive cargo ship, a procession that won't end until evening. Mercedes-Benz and BMW models go one way. Land Rovers and other models go another. Some days, the...
  • State pension board faces tough call

    Maryland's $37 billion state pension system may lower its expectations of what it can earn on investments — a decision with potentially significant consequences for retirees and Maryland taxpayers. Trustees of the system — which covers more...