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  • Southwest, union ask federal mediator to assist stalled contract talks

    Southwest, union ask federal mediator to assist stalled contract talks
    Southwest Airlines and the union representing its 8,500 ground employees have asked the National Mediation Board to jump start contract talks after 14 months of negotiations failed to produce an deal. Transport Workers Union Local 555 called the...
  • BWI false fire alarm disrupts baggage, delays flights

    BWI false fire alarm disrupts baggage, delays flights
    Several flights were delayed at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Sunday morning when a false fire alarm automatically shut down the baggage area for Southwest Airlines, one of the airport's largest carriers, officials said. While authorities ultimately...
  • Acela run expected to match U.S. rail speed record of 165 mph

    Acela run expected to match U.S. rail speed record of 165 mph
    Sometime after 8 p.m. Thursday, a train will come roaring out of the north from Delaware toward Perryville at 165 miles per hour, matching the fastest speed ever attained on a U.S. rail line. After putting on the brakes, the Acela Express will make the...
  • J. Edward Naylor Sr., MTA driver

    J. Edward Naylor Sr., MTA driver
    J. Edward Naylor Sr., a retired Maryland Transit Administration employee who once had top seniority among his peers as a streetcar and bus operator, died of respiratory failure Nov. 29 at the Village of Harbor Point Assisted Living in Salisbury. The...
  • Airline baggage and reservation change fees hit record, but you can avoid them

    Airline baggage and reservation change fees hit record, but you can avoid them
    As you shop for airfare for your summer vacation, don’t overlook the cost of fees for bags or changing a reservation that can add quite a bit to your travel bill. Airlines collected a record $6.1 billion last year in these fees, according to the...
  • Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks

    Baltimore lawyer pursues mortgage-related actions against banks
    Since Baltimore City Hall contended in a federal lawsuit last year that a group of international banks conspired to keep a key interest rate benchmark low, more municipalities and private companies have started to investigate potential losses because of...
  • First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers

    First phase of $100 million BWI upgrade opens to passengers
    The future of BWI Marshall Airport can be seen in the new sweeping terminal roofline that hints of something big, the panorama of glass that gives street-side passengers a view of arriving jets and a cavernous security checkpoint with nine stations and...
  • 'Avoid stress and frustration' in dealing with dementia patients, doctor tells Harford residents

    'Avoid stress and frustration' in dealing with dementia patients, doctor tells Harford residents
    Caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia is no easy task, but neurologist Anne Lipton believes there are plenty of ways to make life a little easier for both patients and caregivers. "Dementia might not be curable, but it is, generally speaking,...
  • Southwest fined for late, incomplete action on consumer complaints

    Southwest fined for late, incomplete action on consumer complaints
    Southwest Airlines was fined $150,000 Wednesday for failing to respond to consumer complaints in a timely fashion, the Department of Transportation announced. Federal enforcement officers found that the Dallas-based airline did not answer "a large...
  • American Airlines' Chapter 11 puts spotlight on Southwest

    American Airlines' Chapter 11 puts spotlight on Southwest
    American Airlines' filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization is the latest after-shock to hit the industry in the decades following deregulation. American will continue to operate, but I can tick off a long list of airlines that have disappeared...
  • Foxborough or bus: Are we there yet?

    Foxborough or bus: Are we there yet?
    Ravens fans are practically packed and ready to go to Foxborough. A spokesperson from StubHub.com told TicketNews that the site has had more buyers from Maryland (29 percent) than from Massachussetts (26 percent) for Sunday's AFC Championship game...
  • If you go: Outer Banks tips

    If you go: Outer Banks tips
    Nags Head, N.C., is on the northern peninsula of the Outer Banks. Its unspoiled beaches are free, with plenty of parking available. The inimitable pink-blue sunsets and charming mom-and-pop establishments help it to sustain an unaffected, wholesome vibe....