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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BWI air traffic control tower gets 12 new windows

    Twelve massive windows in the air traffic control tower at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport have been replaced after 30 years, an airport official said Thursday. Each of the new windows weighs about 850 pounds and measures...
  • Massive storm Sandy delivers high winds and torrential rain

    Massive storm Sandy delivers high winds and torrential rain
    As Sandy pounds the mid-Atlantic coast Monday, the Baltimore region is bracing for gale-force winds and flooding. The area remains under a flood watch through Tuesday evening, with coastal flooding expected late Monday into Wednesday morning,...
  • Southwest, BWI aim for international flights

    Southwest, BWI aim for international flights
    Southwest Airlines and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are talking about adding overseas flights, perhaps as early as 2015. "International is going to grow at BWI, and it's going to grow with Southwest," said Paul Wiedefeld, the airport's executive...
  • Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy

    Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy
    The following cancellations and closures have been announced in anticipation of severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy: SCHOOLS * Public schools are closed in Baltimore and in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties,...
  • If the GOP wants to change its image, it's going to have to change its policies

    If the GOP wants to change its image, it's going to have to change its policies
    The Republican Party can spend as much money as it wants trying to convince people that it is inclusive, but it will not resonate with anyone unless it deals with its hypocritical policy positions ("The GOP's 'stuffy old men' problem," March 20). The...
  • Book fuels fascination with airplane wrecks

    Book fuels fascination with airplane wrecks
    I have always been fascinated with shipwrecks, the granddaddy being the Titanic, followed by the Andrea Doria, and the nether world where they dwell, tragic relics frozen in time. Wrecked airplanes also do it for me. I remember looking at an issue of...