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  • BWI weather observers at risk in federal aviation cuts

    BWI weather observers at risk in federal aviation cuts
    While the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a Senate plan to avoid furloughs of air traffic controlllers, positions responsible for weather observation at BWI Marshall Airport and other airports across the country are at risk. The Federal...
  • Baltimore family removed from United Airlines flight

    Baltimore family removed from United Airlines flight
    A Baltimore-bound United Airlines flight was diverted and a local family removed from the plane after the parents complained about the content of an in-flight movie. The February incident resulted in the passengers being escorted off the flight by...
  • America lags on plain speech

    America lags on plain speech
    The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech. Around the globe, what's...
  • The sky's the limit with flight simulator at Middle River Aviation

    The sky's the limit with flight simulator at Middle River Aviation
    The runway at Martin State Airport fell away as the distant Baltimore skyline popped into view. A hint of turbulence jittered the pilot's seat during a banking maneuver that filled the cockpit windshield with the vast blueness of the Chesapeake Bay....
  • FAA delays closure of air traffic control towers, including five in Maryland

    FAA delays closure of air traffic control towers, including five in Maryland
    The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday afternoon that it will delay the closure of all 149 federal contract air traffic control towers — including five in Maryland — until June 15. The announcement came just two days before the...
  • Marshall C. 'Marsh' Anders Jr., retired music teacher

    Marshall C. 'Marsh' Anders Jr., retired music teacher
    Marshall C. "Marsh" Anders Jr., a retired music teacher, pianist and church organist who headed the music department at McDonogh School for nearly 50 years, died Nov. 15 of a stroke at the Brightview Mays Chapel retirement community. He was 90. "Marsh...
  • Anne Arundel's longtime top prosecutor closes the case

    Anne Arundel's longtime top prosecutor closes the case
    He's come out on top in six contested elections as a Democrat in an increasingly conservative county, and has withstood criticism that he's both too soft and too tough, appeased minorities and disappointed minorities, said too little and said too much....
  • Temporary checkpoint closures set this week at BWI

    Security checkpoints at the two busiest concourses at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will be temporarily closed at separate times this week to allow for construction, officials said. The two checkpoints serve airline gates for Southwest Airlines and its...
  • To stay competitive, BWI 'moves at the speed of business'

    To stay competitive, BWI 'moves at the speed of business'
    Massive girders and freshly poured concrete form a bump in the middle of the low-slung terminal, almost as if BWI Marshall Airport is expecting. In a way, it is. Before next summer, a glassed-in walkway, new shops and a modern security checkpoint will...
  • As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air

    As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air
    With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport. Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
  • Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel

    Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel
    Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family. "That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
  • Shoppers from around region flock back to Boscov's

    Shoppers from around region flock back to Boscov's
    Tom Hawley, 67, stood patiently on a line of more than 100 people in the bedding section at Boscov's department store Friday afternoon. He wasn't there to buy a mattress, but to be issued a Boscov's credit card that he signed up for when he first got...