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  • The sequester gives Obama one more chance to blow it

    The sequester gives Obama one more chance to blow it
    In President Barack Obama's running argument with the Republicans in Congress over who's responsible for the legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill, he suffers self-inflicted wounds by continuing to run up the same white flag that undermined his own...
  • State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project

    State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project
    The O'Malley administration is launching a three-year, $125 million construction project that will set the table for more international flights from BWI Marshall Airport. The plans appear to dovetail with the likely move of the airport's largest...
  • Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore

    Southwest offers travel grants to patients seeking treatment in Baltimore
    When James Russell learned that he had a rare form of appendix cancer, he thoroughly investigated his treatment options. His research led him to Dr. Armando Sardi, a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore who is one of a few...
  • Small plane crashes in Maryland City

    Small plane crashes in Maryland City
    Joe Arrington thought a car had hit his house, or a truck hit a speed bump too fast on South Bruce Street. Then he looked out his window Thursday morning and saw the small airplane that had crashed into a neighbor's house 20 feet from his own in the...
  • Life of pilot aboard helicopter in fatal crash recalled

    Life of pilot aboard helicopter in fatal crash recalled
    A small helicopter, stenciled with Ray Lewis' number 52, flew over M&T Bank Stadium during the Ravens' last home game in January, honoring the legendary linebacker. Pilot David Jenny arranged the flight as a bit of guerrilla marketing for Fort Meade-...
  • Harford Habitat volunteers set to leave Nairobi airport Sunday

    Harford Habitat volunteers set to leave Nairobi airport Sunday
    A volunteer group from Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna that includes three Harford County residents has been stuck in Nairobi, Kenya, since Wednesday following the fire at the airport that halted all international travel. The group, called the Kenya...
  • NTSB: Pilot in fatal helicopter crash didn't follow rules

    NTSB: Pilot in fatal helicopter crash didn't follow rules
    The pilot involved in a fatal northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash that killed five people, including three Marylanders, didn't follow federal regulations when planning and making the flight, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a...
  • Harford Habitat volunteers return safe from home-build in Kenya, finally

    Harford Habitat volunteers return safe from home-build in Kenya, finally
    After being stuck in Africa as a result of a major fire at the international hub airport in Nairobi, volunteer members of a Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna contingent known as the Kenya Krew said they could not have been happier Monday night to finally...
  • Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?

    Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?
    I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...
  • Mother of copter crash victim sues aviation firms

    Mother of copter crash victim sues aviation firms
    The mother of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash last month filed the first lawsuit in the accident Friday, seeking unspecified damages from two aviation companies and the pilot's estate. Crystal McKain of Leesburg,...
  • Howard Library HiTech teens inspired by weather balloon

    Howard Library HiTech teens inspired by weather balloon
    When students from the Howard County Public Library's HiTech digital media lab launched a weather balloon from Columbia on Wednesday, they predicted where it would land. Bianca Brade, 14, guessed somewhere in Virginia, in part because of proximity and...
  • Dense fog expected through Tuesday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the Baltimore area extending through Tuesday morning. Visibility was reduced to an eighth of a mile at BWI as of 4 p.m. Monday. Forecasters warn it could make for another treacherous...