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  • Pension agency sues Renco Group over RG Steel deal

    Pension agency sues Renco Group over RG Steel deal
    The federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. is suing the Renco Group — parent of bankrupt RG Steel — for allegedly attempting to "evade liability" for the steelmaker's pension obligations. The agency is seeking $97 million from the New York...
  • Fight brews on Maryland drink deposit law

    Fight brews on Maryland drink deposit law
    In a bid to boost recycling and reduce litter, a trio of lawmakers announced plans Monday to push for legislation that would levy a refundable nickel deposit on every beverage container sold in Maryland. But the announcement drew prompt opposition from...
  • Music and ministry mix in Sing for King concert

    Music and ministry mix in Sing for King concert
    According to North Laurel musician Mack Statham, if we quiet our spirits and reflect more deeply on what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, what we are searching for exists outside race, creed, color or religion. "Everybody is interested in...
  • J. Dennis Carper, marina owner

    J. Dennis Carper, marina owner
    J. Dennis Carper, a Baltimore County marina owner and yacht builder who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of stroke and dementia complications Dec. 25 at his Essex home. He was 91. Born near New Castle, Va., he worked on the family farm at...
  • 'Star of Bethlehem' lights up steel mill one final time

    'Star of Bethlehem' lights up steel mill one final time
    The five-pointed star, made of stainless steel and dozens of heavy-duty light bulbs, looks deceptively simple. Its symbolism is anything but. Not long after Bethlehem Steel built the Sparrows Point steel mill's massive "L" blast furnace in 1978,...
  • Walter Gilliam

    Walter Gilliam
    Walter Gilliam, who rose from a being a sandwich maker and dishwasher to become a chef at the old Haussner's Restaurant in a career than spanned more than 50 years, died Monday of complications from a stroke at his East Baltimore home. He was 91....
  • The end of steelmaking but not of Sparrows Point

    The end of steelmaking but not of Sparrows Point
    The great steel mill of Sparrows Point is gone, and it's never coming back. Local, state and federal officials, along with union leaders, made a valiant attempt to find a new operator who would restart production there, but it was not to be. The plant's...
  • Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help

    Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help
    The effort to connect former Sparrows Point workers with training for new careers gained more urgency last week as the final hopes of the steel mill reopening were dashed — and as the deadline to apply for the help or forever lose it fast approaches...
  • Saying goodbye to the Baltimore (Tech) community

    Saying goodbye to the Baltimore (Tech) community
    Today is my last day at The Baltimore Sun. It's been an amazing 12 years at this newspaper. I started here as an editorial assistant on the business desk. I covered business news for years -- from the fall of Bethlehem Steel to the rise of Millennial...
  • A better way to track a bomber

    A better way to track a bomber
    The mayhem in Boston the week of April 15 was a reminder of how an American city can be paralyzed by a homemade bomb. The same kinds of improvised explosive devices that menaced U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan can easily be deployed by freelance...
  • Viva House soup kitchen has provided 45 years of service

    Viva House soup kitchen has provided 45 years of service
    In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk. Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
  • Lionel L. Bass Jr., Beth Steel foreman

    Lionel L. Bass Jr., Beth Steel foreman
    Lionel L. Bass Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel general foreman and decorated Korean War combat veteran, died of cancer complications Dec. 2 at his Timonium home. He was 82. The son of Lionel L. Bass Sr. and Barbara Ellen Grebner, he was born in...