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  • A real game-changer for Baltimore

    A real game-changer for Baltimore
    Whether the Baltimore Grand Prix will ever prove itself a "game-changer" for the city, as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake predicted, may be debatable, but there is one investment of recent years that may actually live up to that title. Instead of drawing...
  • 1812: Our first war of choice

    In this bicentennial year of the start of the War of 1812, the StarSpangledBaltimore.com website tells us: "The War of 1812 represents what many see as the definitive end of the American Revolution. A new nation, widely regarded as an upstart,...
  • Something stinks in cover-up of Inner Harbor odor

    This big, deep, dark, mystery being investigated by the Baltimore City Department of Public Works and the Maryland Department of the Environment is more of the city's (and state's) cover-up of deplorable conditions at the Inner Harbor. Kimberly Burgess,...
  • Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011

    Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011
    Just after sunrise, a caravan of nearly 1,000 new cars begins streaming down the ramp of a massive cargo ship, a procession that won't end until evening. Mercedes-Benz and BMW models go one way. Land Rovers and other models go another. Some days, the...
  • Shipowner, operator fined $1.85M in pollution case

    When Coast Guard inspectors boarded a new freighter docking in Baltimore last February, a junior-level engineer from the Philippines approached and slipped them a note. "I have sometheng to till you but secret," he wrote, using all capital letters....
  • Baltimore-area exports boom, led by chemicals, computers

    Baltimore-area exports boom, led by chemicals, computers
    The Baltimore region showed nearly double-digit growth in export goods and services in 2010, with room to grow, according to a study released Thursday by the Brookings Institution, a Washington-based public policy organization. The report, titled "Export...
  • Ship engineer may be rewarded for blowing whistle on pollution scheme

    A pollution whistle blower may be granted a financial reward Wednesday at the sentencing of two foreign shipping companies that were illegally pumping oily sludge and plastic into the sea and falsifying records to cover their tracks, according to court...
  • U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms

    U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms
    Lighting Maryland homes with power from giant turbines off Ocean City moved closer to reality Thursday as federal officials announced they are ready to go forward with leasing vast areas along the Mid-Atlantic coast for wind farms. Interior Secretary Ken...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara

    The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara
    As the No. 2 leader of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. — and Vice Commandant — Sally Brice-O'Hara is the chief operating officer of an organization with a $10 billion budget and 58,000 military and civilian employees, plus 31,000 volunteers....
  • Limited parking available for salute to Phelps at Fort McHenry

    Baltimore transportation officials are warning motorists of limited parking near Fort McHenry on Saturday afternoon and evening in anticipation of the Star-Spangled Salute to Michael Phelps. The event is set to begin at 7 p.m., with gates to Fort...
  • Towson, city traffic restrictions set in Phelps events

    Today's celebrations of Michael Phelps and other local Olympians will cause significant traffic restrictions today in Towson and near Fort McHenry in Baltimore. In Towson, Phelps' hometown, an afternoon "Parade of Gold" is planned for 3 p.m. Starting...