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  • City train yard tentatively selected as site of port transfer station

    The state, city and CSX Transportation have tentatively selected the Mount Clare train yard in Southwest Baltimore for a roughly $90 million facility where containerized cargo would be transferred from trucks to trains, a project designed to improve the...
  • Balto. Co. hopes to take advantage of port expansion

    With the Sparrows Point steel mill preparing for a shutdown next week and a possible sale, Baltimore County officials began looking Wednesday for ways to redevelop the peninsula, bringing new jobs and businesses to the area around the ailing plant. In...
  • Giant cranes arrive in port, marking new era for cargo handling

    Giant cranes arrive in port, marking new era for cargo handling
    The future of the port of Baltimore eased through the morning haze Wednesday, limboed under the Bay Bridge with room to spare, ducked under the Key Bridge and arrived dockside at Seagirt Marine Terminal just in time for dinner. Fourteen stories tall...
  • Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot

    Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot
    Capt. Carl F. Keener, a retired Chesapeake Bay pilot and World War II Navy veteran, died July 25 from complications of a lung infection at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The longtime Timonium resident was 87. Carl Franklin Kenner was born in...
  • Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013

    Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013
    Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...
  • Thinking big about how to renew Sparrows Point manufacturing

    Thinking big about how to renew Sparrows Point manufacturing
    Here's what I'm thinking: We get La Famille DeBeaufre to establish a second bakery in Sparrows Point and ship their beloved Berger Cookies all over the world — to China, India, Brazil, Mexico and other nations with rising economies. And maybe we...
  • Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports

    Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports
    It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va." The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'We are Charlie Chaplin'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'We are Charlie Chaplin'
    Remember last week? When there were waffles? And some cars and boats, but mostly waffles!? Now there are four teams racing to the finale, and this week I get to introduce you to the friendliest taxi drivers in the world. First, we must bid farewell to...
  • Operation Christmas Joy-Panama Mission Sponsored, in part, by the Church of Christ of Aberdeen

    About 200 gift boxes, plus school supplies with backpacks, at least 40 little girl's dresses sewn by the ladies of the congregation, and medical supplies are being shipped from the Church of Christ, 90 Mount Royal Avenue in Aberdeen, to Panama. These...
  • South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy

    South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy
    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, a relatively modest effort given the risks the economy faces and the toll that extended joblessness has taken on American workers, is bogged down in a divided Congress and is about to get more so. Senate leaders are...
  • Leszcz seeks eighth term on Laurel City Council

    Leszcz seeks eighth term on Laurel City Council
    City Council President Michael Leszcz has his eye on several issues as he seeks an eighth term on the council, issues he maintains his background and experience make him best equipped to handle. Maintaining city services and living within the city's...
  • New shipping service to boost port container traffic by 10%

    One of the world's largest container companies chose Baltimore over other East Coast cities as its first U.S. stop for direct shipping from Northern Europe after a long courtship by Maryland officials and private business leaders. The service by Hapag-...