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  • New western Maryland wind energy project in works

    New western Maryland wind energy project in works
    While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm." Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
  • Aiming high in federal contracting

    Aiming high in federal contracting
    As federal agencies pull back on spending, 7Delta's strategy is thinking big. The Columbia information technology firm, which grew by focusing on work for one federal agency, is going after larger contracts and broadening its reach. It's a...
  • Man crashes homemade gyrocopter in Carroll County

    A Silver Spring man crashed his homemade gyrocopter into a field in Carroll County Tuesday afternoon after hitting a power line, officials said. Sheriff's deputies found Amirkhanian Shahram, 58, in the 700 block of Oak Tree Road in Westminster about 4:...
  • Don't count on another miracle

    Don't count on another miracle
    Remember Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who landed his Airbus A320 carrying 155 passengers safely on the Hudson River in 2009 after a flock of geese collided with the jet over New York's LaGuardia Airport and stalled both...
  • Federal executives balk at new financial disclosure rules

    Lawmakers of both parties congratulated themselves on the overwhelming bipartisan passage of a law that bars members of Congress from insider trading. But with key provisions of the STOCK Act due to take effect this summer, another group that falls under...
  • One dead, one hurt in small plane crash in Laytonsville

    Authorities in a Maryland suburb of Washington say one person is dead and one person is injured in a small plane crash in Laytonsville. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Scott Graham says the crash occurred about 7:20 p.m. Monday at...
  • Ski Liberty snow cat waded in to "groom" BWI

     
    Here's a story we missed during last year's twin blizzards: When BWI-Marshall Airport found itself without the equipment they needed for snow removal around sensitive runway "glide slope" antennas, they lifted their eyes unto the hills, whence came...
  • IRS provides 'relief' for airlines on ticket taxes

    IRS provides 'relief' for airlines on ticket taxes
    Some days I feel like a harpy and I guess today's just gonna be one of those days. The FAA is back up and running as of Aug. 8, but the whole dispute has left a bad taste in my mouth. Case in point: Soonafter the deal - OK, 10 days ago and I don't know...
  • Md. transportation officials brace for latest federal standoff

    — First came the budget debate. Next, it was the debt ceiling. Then, the FAA shutdown. Now Maryland officials are keeping a wary eye on the latest congressional stalemate over federal spending, an impasse that has the potential to put dozens of...
  • Congress creates a transportation time bomb

    Congress creates a transportation time bomb
    Tick, tick, tick. The big political news of last week, the brief skirmish between House Speaker John A. Boehner and President Barack Obama over whether the president would address Congress on Wednesday or Thursday, was the classic sort of playground...
  • Commissioners to decide fate of airport expansion by Sept. 29

    The Board of County Commissioners last week gave themselves a Sept. 29 deadline on making a decision on whether to proceed with a $74 million expansion of Carroll County Regional Airport. The expansion plan has been studied for years, and would include...
  • BWI to close two runways for maintenance this weekend

    If the weather holds, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Friday night will close its two busiest runways for about 54 hours, relying on a shorter, little-used one as it repaves a critical intersection. Airport officials...