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  • Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company

    Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company
    Constellation Energy Group is reportedly in the final stages of takeover negotiations that could see it absorbed by the Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp., a deal that would usher Baltimore's last Fortune 500 company headquarters out of town. For...
  • U.S. drops part of case against Currie

    U.S. drops part of case against Currie
    Federal prosecutors have dropped nearly half of the bribery charges against state Sen. Ulysses Currie, chopping seven counts that were connected to an outdated legal theory. Currie, a Democrat, remains accused of accepting bribes from a grocery chain...
  • Solo Cup to begin corporate layoffs at Owings Mills in June

    Solo Cup Co. will begin laying off some Owings Mills-based corporate workers June 30 as it prepares to shut the Baltimore County manufacturing plant at the end of September, sooner than the company had anticipated, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday. The...
  • Playing with the flavor of smoke

    Playing with the flavor of smoke
    My kitchen smells like pot, but there's nothing going on here to concern the Police Department. Maybe the Fire Department. I'm taking a gizmo that looks like a toy gun, stuffing wood shavings into the top and lighting them afire. My motivation is not...
  • Save boaters from themselves: Require life jackets

    Save boaters from themselves: Require life jackets
    Sadly, while we Americans rail against big government's intrusion into our personal lives, our unwillingness to stop certain reckless behaviors often invites governmental involvement. Simply put, sometimes we need to have laws passed to protect us from...
  • Here are eight fun factoids on the Ravens' 2011 draft class

    Here are eight fun factoids on the Ravens' 2011 draft class
    The Ravens ran a bunch of sprints in front of media members on Tuesday, but we were given only a few press passes for the workouts at Towson University, so I got left in The Baltimore Sun newsroom with the rest of the “B” team (that’s...
  • Flooding rivers there mean higher prices here

    Flooding rivers there mean higher prices here
    Whether or not one agrees with the logic of dynamiting levees and opening spillways to sacrifice small towns in order to save downstream cities, the flooding of the Mississippi River area is a noteworthy economic phenomenon. The U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Tax cuts for the rich have made us poorer

    Tax cuts for the rich have made us poorer
    With a slow economic recovery looming over families in Maryland and all across America, the debate over the continuation of the Bush tax cuts has boiled to the surface. As essential programs struggle to survive on decreased revenue in a time of increasing...
  • The Interview: Robert G. Wilmers

    The Interview: Robert G. Wilmers
    Robert G. Wilmers, M&T Bank Corp.'s chairman and chief executive officer, has been leading the Buffalo, N.Y., bank's shopping spree in Maryland. After gaining a foothold in the state with the purchase of Allfirst Financial Inc. in 2003 (the same year...
  • Finding Celtic tradition at the Crossroads

    When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland. Call it non-traditional Irish music. When Celtic...