| Nov 4, 2012
General Motors' manufacturing plant in White Marsh lost about a day and a half to Cyclone Sandy. But it sustained no damage, missed no shipping deadlines and expected to quickly make up for lost time.
Though that's just about the best-case scenario, it's...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Barack Obama has not been a perfect president. Millions are still suffering from a weak economy, vitally important issues like climate change and immigration remain all but unaddressed, and most disappointingly, the promise of a new politics to move us...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:52 AM
The past decade taught Americans of all political stripes an expensive lesson: When big institutions face financial crisis, the federal government bails them out. Wall Street? The federal government stepped in with the Troubled Asset Relief Program....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Letter writer Bud Gibbs ("Romney is more qualified to be president than Obama," Sept. 4) contends that Mitt Romney is better due to a better resume. That is just a wee bit silly. If Mr. Gibbs would have been around, he surely would have voted for Thomas...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:15 AM
I was not surprised that die hard Democrat Mel Mintz is supporting the re-election of President Obama ("Romney is this year's Dewey," Sept. 5), but the reasons he gives for his support are amusing. He must be living in some other country.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Letter writer Wayne Brown wants the Democrats thrown out of Washington before they turn this country into Greece ("Choice is clear: Obama has to go," Sept. 7). But some people relate everything to party affiliation rather than the facts.
In fact, it...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Joshua Polanowski was one of the first to go. He drove south in his 15-year-old GMC pickup truck, leaving behind freezing cold and a forever-closed steel mill for a balmy winter and a choice of manufacturing jobs.
Forrest and Lacey Martin followed...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has awarded Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake a $1 million grant to rehab more than 50 dilapidated row houses in three struggling neighborhoods of Baltimore City, including Woodbourne McCabe, where 21...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:58 AM
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...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 11:48 AM
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...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:23 PM
Whether or not one agrees with the logic of dynamiting levees and opening spillways to sacrifice small towns in order to save downstream cities, the flooding of the Mississippi River area is a noteworthy economic phenomenon. The U.S. Army Corps of...