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  • State police to target truckers parked on I-83

    State troopers on Friday will begin a new enforcement effort targeting truckers and other commercial vehicle drivers who illegally park along Interstate 83 in Baltimore County, according to the Maryland State Police. The practice, which has increased...
  • BWI gets $12 million federal grant to repave runway

    BWI has received a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help pay for the repaving of its longest runway, members of Maryland's congressional delegation announced Wednesday. Work on Runway 10-28, the 10,502-foot asphalt strip...
  • $2 million grant for Ocean City buses

    OCEAN CITY, Md. — More money is one the way for buses in Ocean City. Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Sen. Ben Cardin on Friday announced a $2 million grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation's State of Good Repair Program. It provides...
  • Maryland to expand Howard County rest area as safety measure

    Maryland to expand Howard County rest area as safety measure
    David Lones pulled his red and silver 18-wheeler off Interstate 95 South into the Maryland Welcome Center in Savage shortly after 5 p.m., some 12 hours after his day started in New Hampshire and in time to get a parking space for the night. He's not...
  • Clocks to spring forward this weekend for daylight savings

    Clocks to spring forward this weekend for daylight savings
    Forward. It's more than a presidential campaign slogan. It's also a directive on the second Sunday of March — this weekend — for clocks in the United States to move forward one hour under daylight-saving time. This means more afternoon sun....
  • Harriet Tubman park to be on Maryland land she worked as a slave

    Harriet Tubman park to be on Maryland land she worked as a slave
    Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor. An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
  • Md. lawmakers say budget cuts could harm BWI

    Md. lawmakers say budget cuts could harm BWI
    With the BWI Marshall Airport terminal as a backdrop, Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation took turns Friday bashing mandatory federal budget cuts they said could harm not only air travel but local businesses that rely on passenger...
  • Surcharges likely for gas pipeline replacement

    Surcharges likely for gas pipeline replacement
    When Maryland utilities replace their gas pipelines, customers have had to fork out extra money afterward — not during. But that's poised to change. Both chambers of Maryland's General Assembly, citing safety concerns, approved measures this...
  • Bus companies scramble to handle Ravens game, inauguration

    Bus companies scramble to handle Ravens game, inauguration
    By the time the phone calls started pouring in from Ravens fans seeking transportation to Sunday's conference championship game outside Boston, Superior Tours in Baltimore was already expecting a busy holiday weekend. The company had charter buses booked...
  • As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air

    As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air
    With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport. Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
  • Distracted driving

    Distracted driving
    Strange as it may sound, only a few years ago Marylanders were heatedly debating whether to ban drivers from text-messaging on their cell phones while behind the wheel. The dangers of "distracted driving" were an illusion, opponents claimed,...
  • Doctors' group pushes for new child safety seat standards in Maryland

    Doctors' group pushes for new child safety seat standards in Maryland
    A Maryland doctors' group is pushing legislation to bolster the state's child safety seat laws, a move designed to better protect toddlers from head, neck and spinal injuries during accidents. The Maryland State Medical Society, also known as MedChi,...