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  • A new day for U.S. manufacturing

    A new day for U.S. manufacturing
    Remember the 1980s? It was to be the decade of Japanese dominance. A post-Jimmy Carter America would be unable to compete with the efficient Japanese jobs machine. Aging technology, lazy management and high-cost labor would ensure America's rapid demise...
  • Thankful for contributions of Korea veterans [editorial]

    This year marks the observance of landmark anniversaries of several military milestones in U.S. history. The 150th anniversary of the third year of the Civil War, among the bloodiest in American military history, is commemorated throughout 2013....
  • Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace

    Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace
    Ron Browning enjoys showing off his historic Havre de Grace home to visitors, and when he has the room, they are invited to stay in his 1868 mansion-turned-bed-and-breakfast. Once the home of Harrison Hopkins of the Johns Hopkins family, Browning well...
  • Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies

    Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies
    Steven Muller, former president of the Johns Hopkins University and a major figure in American higher education, died Saturday of respiratory failure at his Washington home. He was 85. A refugee as a child from Nazi Germany who went on to earn a...
  • Defense bill includes provision for space contractors

    Defense bill includes provision for space contractors
    A little-noticed provision in a massive, $633 billion military spending bill approved by Congress last week will end a decade-old battle over whether to ease export restrictions on U.S. satellite technology. If signed by President Barack Obama, the...
  • Don't expect much help from the Fed

    Don't expect much help from the Fed
    The U.S. economy is drifting toward recession, but when Federal Reserve policymakers meet next week, they will have few options. Jobs creation slipped alarmingly in April and May. Wages, which were rising modestly through the recovery, have been...
  • Towson students expect a world of difference in summer trip to China

    Towson students expect a world of difference in summer trip to China
    Four Towson High School students were among a contingent from Baltimore County leaving Sunday afternoon, May 20, for a two-month exchange at the Tie Yi School in Xi'an, China. There, the Baltimore County Public Schools students will put their knowledge...
  • Plant idling raises concerns about future of Sparrows Point

    Plant idling raises concerns about future of Sparrows Point
    It's deja vu at Sparrows Point. The Baltimore County plant once again faces wholesale layoffs and a possible sale. The same story has played out every couple of years for the past decade at the steel plant, whose future remains in limbo. The...
  • Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China

    Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China
    About two weeks from now, a cargo ship 21/2 football fields long will squeeze under the Key Bridge and deliver the future of the port of Baltimore. On its deck are four massive cranes built in China that state officials and the maritime industry hope...
  • Panetta tells Naval Academy graduates to look to Asia-Pacific

    Panetta tells Naval Academy graduates to look to Asia-Pacific
    With Osama bin Laden dead, the war in Iraq over and the war in Afghanistan winding down, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told graduating midshipmen Tuesday to prepare themselves for "one of the key projects" of their generation: building American...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Thailand delegation visits Howard County school system

    Howard County schools officials showcased the system's resources and educational approaches to a delegation of social studies and art supervisors from Thailand this week, joining officials in other local jurisdictions to welcome Asian educators. The Thai...