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  • Hopkins, union to begin negotiating again

    Hopkins, union to begin negotiating again
    Service workers fighting for higher wages will begin negotiating again with The Johns Hopkins Hospital April 30 during a meeting set up by a federal mediator, according to Hopkins and the union representing the workers. The SEIU United Healthcare Workers...
  • Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks

    Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks
    When a three-day strike by local longshoremen forced the 718-foot CCNI Antofagasta to sail out of the port of Baltimore without unloading its container cargo, the effects rippled across the country and overseas. Several shipping lines scrambled to...
  • Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

    Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks
    After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
  • Baltimore port union officials ask for jury to hear dueling assault charges

    Baltimore port union officials ask for jury to hear dueling assault charges
    The dueling complaints by two port of Baltimore union officials alleging the other assaulted him now will be considered by residents of Baltimore, after their attorneys requested a jury trial in the case. Maryland District Court Judge Timothy D....
  • Class warfare endures as preferred political strategy [Commentary]

    Class warfare endures as preferred political strategy [Commentary]
    Probably no single episode did more to assure President Obama's 2012 re-election than that supposedly private fundraising lunch at which Mitt Romney famously declared that "47 percent of Americans" would never vote for him. The remark, unexpectedly...
  • Dyane Fancey, poet

    Dyane Fancey, poet
    Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63. Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
  • Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute

    Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute
    A Baltimore County judge has warned County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two other county officials they could face jail time or other penalties for refusing to pay more than $1 million to police retirees despite a court order to do so. In an unusual...
  • Maryland National Guard helping to patrol Mexican border

    Maryland National Guard helping to patrol Mexican border
    — The three soldiers in the Maryland National Guard helicopter crew lifted off from this sweltering border city shortly after sunset, with a federal agent on board and three "tickets" — reports of persons attempting to slip across the Rio...
  • Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core

    Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core
    Union officials and lawmakers seized on Baltimore County's bungled rollout of a Common Core curriculum to renew calls to give teachers and school districts more time to implement the new rigorous education standards. The county school system paid $2.1...
  • Off-duty Baltimore officer shoots man in Pennsylvania

    Off-duty Baltimore officer shoots man in Pennsylvania
    An off-duty Baltimore police officer was charged Tuesday in Pennsylvania with attempted homicide after police there said he shot a man multiple times outside the officer's home. John E. Torres, 33, is accused of shooting a 34-year-old Baltimore man...
  • Infighting at the port [Editorial]

    Infighting at the port  [Editorial]
    Now should be the time for the Port of Baltimore to show the world that it's open for business. Work resumed in February on the expansion of the Panama Canal, which is now expected to be completed in 2015. When that happens, super-sized cargo ships will...
  • Closure of BWI brewhouse results in 15 lost jobs

    Closure of BWI brewhouse results in 15 lost jobs
    The Samuel Adams Brewhouse at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport has closed, effective Wednesday, resulting in 15 employees losing their jobs. The restaurant was operated by Creative Food Group, a subtenant of AirMall USA, which leases space to concessions...