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  • Candidates for governor differ on economic plans

    Candidates for governor differ on economic plans
    As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the aftermath of the recession, the three Democrats vying to be the next governor each developed distinct — and detailed — plans for how to improve...
  • Embracing West Coast means leaving Laurel far behind [Column]

    Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere. Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...
  • The toll on U.S. roads [Editorial]

    The toll on U.S. roads  [Editorial]
    Since the 1930s, the federal tax on gasoline has been the single greatest source of revenue to pay for America's highways and mass transit. For every gallon sold, 18.4 cents is collected by the federal government and set aside in the Highway Trust Fund to...
  • Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared

    Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared
    As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount...
  • Howard, Anne Arundel join to form new Regional Transportation Agency

    Howard, Anne Arundel join to form new Regional Transportation Agency
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday that Howard and Anne Arundel counties will be joining together to form a new transit partnership to jointly operate regional bus routes.  The new organization, the Regional Transportation Agency of...
  • MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash

    MTA officer allegedly raped accident victim after bus crash
    A MTA police officer has been charged with rape after a woman told investigators that he drove her home from the scene of an accident and then assaulted her. The woman told Baltimore police that Maryland Transit Administration Officer Martez Johnson, 26,...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-70 East

    Traffic: Collision on I-70 East
    A two-vehicle collision in Cooksville on Interstate 70 East past MD 97 has closed the eastbound right traffic lane and eastbound right shoulder at 8:48 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. In Parkville, all lanes are...
  • State Center unbound [Editorial]

    State Center unbound  [Editorial]
    A decade ago, the redevelopment of the state office complex in midtown Baltimore — now known as State Center — looked like a no-brainer. Built in the 1950s and 1960s, the five buildings in the 28-acre complex, which hadn't exactly been...
  • Regional bus services shaken up as Howard launches new transit agency

    Regional bus services shaken up as Howard launches new transit agency
    Convinced it can spend less money yet provide better bus service, Howard County plans to cut out the organization that provides transportation to thousands of Central Marylanders each day and replace it with a new transit agency. Howard County...
  • Car, light rail collide in city

    Car, light rail collide in city
    A collision between a car and a light rail train was under investigation Sunday evening. Baltimore police said the incident took place near the intersection of Howard and Lombard streets around 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Transit Administration was...
  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland...
  • No reparations, no business [Commentary]

    No reparations, no business [Commentary]
    While it was many years ago, the horrific injustices I experienced during the Holocaust are seared in my brain. I can still recall in explicit detail the atrocities I saw as I was placed in a cattle car bound for a Nazi death camp and as I watched...