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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 Ulysses Currie, chopping seven counts that were connected to an outdated legal theory.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...
  • Plain White T's are back with a circus-inspired sound

    Plain White T's are back with a circus-inspired sound
    For its new album, Plain White T's looked to the circus for inspiration. The French-Canadian circus, no less. Before he started writing "The Wonders of the Younger," lead singer Tom Higgenson had gone to see "O" by Cirque du Soleil, a show that...
  • Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban

    Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban
    Salespeople for stent maker Abbott Laboratories were often allowed inside a cardiac treatment room at St. Joseph Medical Center while patient procedures were being performed, despite hospital rules against it, according to sworn testimony from Dr. Mark G....
  • Indiana governor has right economic approach

    Indana Gov. Mitch Daniels, a Republican, did something pretty amazing recently. With bipartisan approval in the legislature and working with state employees, he was able to bring about a surplus in the state's budget. He generated $1.2 billion dollars...
  • Group alleges housing discrimination at Balto. Co. complex

    For the second time in less than a year, a fair-housing advocacy organization has filed suit in U.S. District Court claiming racial discrimination by a company that owns 24 apartment complexes in the Baltimore region. Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. is...
  • Privatizing retirement benefits is a mistake

    Thomas Firey of the Maryland Policy Institute offers a libertarian approach to economic security in retirement ("Better pension reform," July 27). Mr. Firey argues that because some Illinois teachers chose in 1998 not to take a "buy-in" for increasing...
  • Contractors grounded by FAA shutdown

    Contractors grounded by FAA shutdown
    When Kathleen Thompson learned this week that her Forest Glen engineering firm would not receive payment from its biggest client, the Federal Aviation Administration, the decision she had been dreading suddenly became inevitable: She told employees that...
  • Customers protest fund switch by Constellation suitor Exelon

    The dismantling of Exelon Corp.'s Zion Station nuclear power plant near Chicago is setting several remarkable precedents. It's the biggest-ever nuclear decommissioning job in the United States, says Exelon, which is seeking permission to buy...