| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Several candidates for governor — a Democrat and three Republicans — said Friday that they would cut taxes to improve Maryland's business image and revive its ailing manufacturing sector.
The three Republican candidates and Democratic...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:16 AM
A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg partially severed from his body after being struck by a piece of heavy machinery at a construction site in Odenton on Thursday morning, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:30 PM
If RoboSally, a bomb-defusing robot with humanlike hands, is any indication, the future may be coming a little faster to Howard County.
County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday a new partnership between the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Starting in September, Mazdas will be zooming through the port of Baltimore under a five-year deal announced Tuesday.
The Japanese automaker will start shipping 65,000 new vehicles a year to the port, creating an estimated 160 new jobs, the Maryland Port...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Port of Baltimore officials say they "are preparing for the worst," in the event of a longshoremen's strike at one minute past midnight Dec. 30.
But that would be nothing, they say, compared with a management decision to lock out workers at the...
| May 10, 2013
| 7:57 PM
The sales force for the port of Baltimore travels the country and the world, looking for business.
It could be farm equipment manufactured in the Midwest on its way to Australia or furniture coming from South America or Alabama-built Hondas headed for...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The Port of Baltimore led the nation in vehicle and roll on/roll off traffic in 2012 and surpassed previous marks for general cargo handling, state officials announced Wednesday.
The port's public and private terminals moved 652,000 vehicles last year,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Port of Baltimore had a very good year in 2012, during which it broke several cargo records and handled more autos and farm and construction machinery than any other U.S. port ("Port of Baltimore led the nation in two cargo categories in 2012,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
With time running out before the contract expires, the union representing 14,500 longshoremen on the East and Gulf coasts and the port employers' organization will meet Wednesday morning with a federal mediator to try to avert the first strike in 35...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Industrial employment in Maryland and Washington, D.C., fell 2.3 percent in a year-over-year period ending in May, with layoffs at defense contractor AAI Corp. and the closure of the Solo Cup plant in Owings Mills contributing to job losses,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:59 AM
The Port of Baltimore's public terminals set new marks last year in the handling of vehicles, containers and wood pulp while also posting a strong showing in the areas of general cargo and farm and construction machinery.
The figures, released Thursday,...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Talks have broken down between the union representing nearly 15,000 East Coast and Gulf longshoremen and the group representing shippers and port operators, with little more than a week to go before their contract expires.
Meeting Tuesday in Newark, N.J....