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BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

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  • Judge rules gay Ohio couple's Maryland marriage should be recognized

    Judge rules gay Ohio couple's Maryland marriage should be recognized
    When John Arthur and Jim Obergefell chartered a private medical jet to Maryland last month to get married — the only safe means of transport for Arthur, who is terminally ill with Lou Gehrig’s disease — the gay couple fulfilled a last...
  • 'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'

    'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'
    WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police. "I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
  • Utility contracting drops among firms with diverse ownership

    Utility contracting drops among firms with diverse ownership
    Maryland utilities participating in a voluntary program that encourages the use of suppliers owned by minorities, women or disabled veterans spent 11 percent less on contracts with such businesses last year even as total contracting grew modestly. The...
  • Humidity surging, but forecast to dissipate by the weekend

    Humidity surging, but forecast to dissipate by the weekend
    Humidity is at or near its highest levels of the summer in the Baltimore area, but relief is in sight as the weekend approaches. The dew point reached a stifling 74 degrees by 11 a.m. at both Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...
  • Flash flood watch canceled across Baltimore region

    Flash flood watch canceled across Baltimore region
    6:19 P.M. UPDATE: The flash flood watch across the region has been canceled. Rainfall topped an inch downtown, and neared it at BWI Airport, but the heaviest rain fall south and southwest of Baltimore. Some rainfall totals around the region, according...
  • State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project

    State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project
    The O'Malley administration is launching a three-year, $125 million construction project that will set the table for more international flights from BWI Marshall Airport. The plans appear to dovetail with the likely move of the airport's largest...
  • How I spent my summer vacation

    If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
  • Heat wave forecast to last through the week, with highs near 100

    Heat wave forecast to last through the week, with highs near 100
    Temperatures are expected to surge into the upper 90s starting Monday, with highs staying around there through the week. The heat index is expected to top 100 degrees. It's not just the high temperatures -- dew points in the 70s are expected to make...
  • Heat advisory canceled; air quality alert issued

    Heat advisory canceled; air quality alert issued
    4:46 p.m. update: The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued an air quality alert across Central Maryland for Wednesday, with "Code Orange" conditions. Code Orange indicates air pollution levels unhealthy for sensitive populations, including...
  • Heat index rises above 100 amid poor air quality

    Heat index rises above 100 amid poor air quality
    4:41 p.m. update: The Maryland Department of the Environment has extended its "Code Orange" air quality alert through Thursday evening. Children, the elderly, people with asthma and other sensitive groups are urged to avoid strenuous activity or...
  • Heat indices approach 110 degrees Thursday amid poor air quality

    Heat indices approach 110 degrees Thursday amid poor air quality
    Temperatures rose to the mid-90s across the Baltimore area -- with heat indices approaching 110 degrees in some areas -- Thursday afternoon as much of the nation bakes under a heat wave. Little cooling came overnight in the city, with an early morning...
  • Wayne Sherman, Morrell Park activist

    Wayne Sherman, Morrell Park activist
    Wayne L. Sherman, a Baltimore City employee and a Morrell Park activist, suffered an apparent heart attack July 11 after being stricken on a street in downtown Baltimore. He died at Mercy Medical Center. He was 52 and lived on Washington Boulevard....