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  • Boom, then rumble leaves Ocean City puzzled

    Boom, then rumble leaves Ocean City puzzled
    Michael Maykrantz was on duty at a fire house on 74th street in Ocean City when the floor began to shake and the doors started to rattle. At Bart Rader’s house in Ocean Pines, a loud boom “like somebody blew something up” preceded...
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Winter storm warning set to begin as snow arrives Wednesday night

    Winter storm warning set to begin as snow arrives Wednesday night
    A winter storm warning was set to take effect at 8 p.m. Wednesday with 7 inches to a foot of snow across the region, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is forecast to start around 9 p.m. and fall heavily, at rates of an inch or two per hour...
  • Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state

    Strongest winter storm in years could bring nearly a foot of snow to state
    Meteorologists were expecting the heaviest snowfall of an already frigid and snowy season Thursday, with the region forecast to wake up to a blanket of snow and to endure an icy mix of precipitation through the afternoon. The National Weather Service...
  • Somerset wind project doesn't add up [Letter]

    Somerset wind project doesn't add up [Letter]
    I'd like to respond to the several articles, opinion pieces and letters addressing the topic of wind turbines in Somerset County ("Gone with the wind farm?" April 20). Do the math. Reporters, editors and readers should question the claims of Pioneer...
  • Snow puts damper on destination wedding, adds to travel woes

    Snow puts damper on destination wedding, adds to travel woes
    Melanie Over and Josh Rosella had been planning this day for over a year. Only their plan was to be spending it on a Jamaican beach, getting ready for their wedding, not sweating it out at the airport with most of their wedding party and guests, stuck...
  • Plane damaged in accident at BWI

    Plane damaged in accident at BWI
    An American Airlines plane was damaged after it was struck by a ground support vehicle on the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport tarmac Sunday afternoon. The vehicle hit the nose of the jet as passengers were boarding Flight...
  • New FAA hiring policy disappoints CCBC Catonsville students

    New FAA hiring policy disappoints CCBC Catonsville students
    For air traffic control student Diogenes Gama, hearing the news about the new Federal Aviation Administration hiring policy that went into effect Feb. 10 was a shock. The new FAA "off the street" hiring policy will no longer give any preference to...
  • Babe Ruth's first in flight in Fayetteville

    Babe Ruth's first in flight in Fayetteville
    On Saturday, March 7, 1914, George Herman Ruth planted his feet in the batter's box of the baseball diamond at the Cape Fear Fair Grounds in Fayetteville, N.C., and slammed a pitch. The confident rookie, who had just signed with the Baltimore Orioles,...
  • Local drone business planning to fly

    Local drone business planning to fly
    At least one local business is planning to fly drones over Baltimore after a judge ruled that there is no law prohibiting the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft. Terry Kilby, who with his wife, Belinda, published a book last year of aerial...
  • As snow falls, state school board allows way out of 180-day rule

    As snow falls, state school board allows way out of 180-day rule
    A Maryland school superintendent wouldn't ordinarily give local systems a pass on the requirement that public school students go to school for 180 days a year. But these have not been ordinary times. The seemingly endless winter, with its unusual number...
  • Alaska Airlines launches BWI service with $119 flights to Seattle

    Alaska Airlines launches BWI service with $119 flights to Seattle
    Alaska Airlines, which today announced new flights between Baltimore and Seattle, is launching its new service at BWI-Marshall Airport with a fare sale. The airline will offer daily inbound and outbound service between BWI and Seattle-Tacoma...