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  • Port extends deal with BMW, strengthening auto import business

    Port extends deal with BMW, strengthening auto import business
    A new five-year deal between the port of Baltimore and high-end automaker BMW will keep bringing an estimated $2.5 billion worth of vehicles through what is already the top auto import operation in the nation. Officials announced the extended...
  • Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect

    Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect
    Longshoremen who went on strike last year at the port of Baltimore claim they are not liable for related losses sustained by their employers, in part because a coastwide labor contract banning such strikes does not apply to them. The claim was made in...
  • Polls close for District 44B state delegate race, candidates wait for results

    Polls close for District 44B state delegate race, candidates wait for results
    Voters trickled out of Westowne Elementary School Tuesday evening, one of 18 polling places for the District 44B election for state delegate, before polls closed at 8 p.m. "It's been slower than usual, with probably 16 to 17 percent turnout," said...
  • Port employers take longshoremen to court seeking strike damages

    Port employers take longshoremen to court seeking strike damages
    Employers at the port of Baltimore have asked a federal judge to force a local longshoremen's union to pay them more than $3.8 million in damages from a three-day strike last year. The lawsuit is the latest escalation in a long-standing labor contract...
  • District 44B candidates address residents' issues at Edmondson Heights forum

    District 44B candidates address residents' issues at Edmondson Heights forum
    Residents anticipating a prolonged discussion involving candidates for state delegate in District 44B did not have to endure sitting in library chairs at Edmondson Heights Elementary School for long on Thursday night. The evening forum lasted an hour...
  • 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....
  • State won't pursue longshoremen officials' dueling assault charges

    State won't pursue longshoremen officials' dueling assault charges
    State prosecutors have declined to pursue the dueling assault charges that two Baltimore longshoremen's union officials filed against each other late last year. Assistant State's Attorney Michael Turiello said Tuesday in Baltimore Circuit Court that...
  • Spring Grove property discussed during political forum in Catonsville

    Spring Grove property discussed during political forum in Catonsville
    The nine candidates running for legislative office stressed community input when asked about the future use of the Spring Grove Hospital Center during an open candidate forum hosted by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce Thursday night. All...
  • David A. Wagner, port official

    David A. Wagner, port official
    David A. Wagner, former deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation who later headed the Maryland Port Administration, died April 7 of cancer at his home in Mandeville, La. The longtime Pasadena resident was 71. "Dave was a good...
  • 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...