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  • Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]

    Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]
    In 1956, the world's first container ship, the Ideal X, sailed from New York harbor to the Port of Houston. Instead of sacks and crates stuffed in a musty hull, the ship carried 58 neatly packed containers on its deck. Shipping costs fell drastically and global commerce changed forever. A world of opportunity — and competition — had arrived.
  • BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be

    BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be
    The Justice Department has entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP, in connection with the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history....

    For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel

    For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel
    He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king. Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...

    Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous

    Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous
    The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center calls for Tropical Storm Isaac to pass by Florida's west coast toward Alabama and Louisiana, but there is disagreement from at least one meteorologist on that. The hurricane center's 2 p.m. update on...

    Rain chances for Opening Day increasing

    Rain chances for Opening Day increasing
    Rain chances for Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards may be increasing, but there is still some uncertainty on how significantly a moist system from the Gulf of Mexico could affect the region. Even so, rain could start to clear in time for the 3:...