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Sun StaffWorkers 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...
Sun StaffLongpoint 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...
Sun StaffAberdeen 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....
Sun StaffWhen 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...
Special To The SunRailroad 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...
Sun StaffIt was created as a railroad stop, named for a flower and is known for its Fourth of July parade. But Arbutus is also every bit the working-class community that native son Rep. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. describes when he promotes his blue-collar roots in his...
Sun StaffMuch 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,...
Sun StaffFor executives like Tom Matte, the huge U.S. trade imbalance presents a constant shell game. A senior manager for an international auto handler, Matte must find storage space for hundreds of Hondas arriving in the bellies of hulking cargo ships from...
Tags: Patapsco, Japan, Robert L Flanagan, China, Bentley
Sun StaffOn a day when Internet search giant Google Inc. stuck its neck out and placed a $36 billion value on itself - higher than even McDonald's Corp.-many users found its services worthless, shut down by the latest version of the MyDoom virus, which first...
Times Staff WriterMore companies -- including the world's biggest auto maker -- joined the ranks Tuesday of corporations pledging to expense stock options. But it could be a year before such disclosures become mandatory for all companies. The Financial Accounting...
Associated PressDUBAI, United Arab Emirates - With the Iraq war in its fourth week and anti-American sentiment running high in the Arab world, U.S. companies in the region are anxious about the war's effects on their earnings and their employees' security. During the...
Tags: Defense, U.S. Embassy, Egypt, Iraq, Terrorism
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