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  • Gay 'conversion therapy' bill withdrawn as advocates pursue regulatory oversight

    Gay 'conversion therapy' bill withdrawn as advocates pursue regulatory oversight
    Gay rights advocates and the state legislator who introduced legislation this session to ban so-called "gay conversion therapy" in Maryland have withdrawn the bill, saying they will instead pursue regulatory oversight of the controversial practice....
  • Natural gas is bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. [Commentary]

    Natural gas is bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. [Commentary]
    Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer has tirelessly promoted his "Make It in America" campaign, an initiative to advance policies to help the country regain its role as a leading global manufacturer. For too long, we have seen American businesses relocate...
  • Survey: Federal workers still willing to put in extra effort as job satisfaction drops

    After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States. Developing a...
  • Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear

    Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear
    Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...
  • John Guy Cesare Jr.

    John Guy Cesare Jr.
    John Guy Cesare Jr., a utility engineer who earned degrees in both the nuclear field and theology, served aboard Navy submarines in the Cold War and later volunteered for Baltimore's poor and homeless, died of cancer Jan. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • Nuclear regulators send inspectors to Calvert Cliffs

    Nuclear regulators send inspectors to Calvert Cliffs
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday that it is conducting a special inspection at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland after an electrical malfunction caused the two reactors there to shut down. The plant, which...
  • Md. regulators hear arguments in BGE rate case

    Md. regulators hear arguments in BGE rate case
    State regulators are now deep into the details of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s request for higher rates, a case expected to wrap up by the end of the year — 10 months after the last increase went into effect. The Maryland Public Service...
  • A loss in America East final wouldn't keep UMBC men's soccer out of NCAA tournament

    A loss in America East final wouldn't keep UMBC men's soccer out of NCAA tournament
    Having outlasted No. 5 seed Albany, 2-1, in double overtime in Wednesday night’s America East tournament semifinal at Retriever Soccer Park in Catonsville, the top-seeded UMBC men’s soccer team can take aim at its third tournament championship...
  • Subtle snubs for Maryland, UMBC and Navy as NCAA men's soccer bracket unveiled

    Subtle snubs for Maryland, UMBC and Navy as NCAA men's soccer bracket unveiled
    The NCAA men’s soccer selection committee did not do any favors for Maryland, UMBC and Navy. All three programs earned automatic bids to the 48-team field by winning their respective conference tournaments, but each school has a legitimate gripe...
  • Maryland drops out of top five of latest RPI list for second time in three weeks

    For the second time in three weeks, a somewhat surprising loss dropped Maryland out of the top five in the latest Rating Percentage Index list – also known as RPI – released by the NCAA Monday evening. Friday’s 13-6 setback to unranked...
  • Upgraded vent systems ordered for 31 nuclear reactors, including two at Peach Bottom

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday that it has ordered a venting upgrade for nearly a third of the reactors in the country, including ones at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station just north of Harford County. Peach Bottom, in Delta, Pa.,...
  • Colgate's Mike Murphy not holding out for NCAA tournament

    Colgate's Mike Murphy not holding out for NCAA tournament
    With an 8-6 record and one final regular-season contest at No. 11 Maryland, Colgate has not been mathematically eliminated from consideration for an at-large berth in the NCAA tournament. But unlike last year when the team went 13-3 in the regular...