An elaborate sendoff for three Southwest Airlines flights to the Caribbean from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday morning will mark the official entry of the largest domestic carrier in the United States into the international airline market. It will also signal the growing Anne Arundel County airport's hopeful ascendance as a major hub for domestic travelers looking to hop overseas.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette will not rule out another free agent acquisition to upgrade the team's offensive lineup, though top remaining hitter Kendrys Morales would require the club to give up its third pick in the June draft.
Under Armour's stock price surged over $100 a share Thursday after the company reported its profit jumped 28 percent in the fourth quarter, with strong sales driven by the growing popularity of the brand's cold-weather sports apparel.
Export proponents want companies in the Baltimore region — and nationally — to do more international business as a way to propel economic growth. Exports accounted for an expanding but still fairly slim 7.7 percent of the metro area's economic activity last year.
Few situations are more stressful than law school final exams, and 'tis the season. But frazzled test-takers at the University of Baltimore School of Law will enjoy a stress-free zone full of soft fluffy dog love and puppy kisses tomorrow thanks to an enterprising student and Pets on Wheels.
The Orioles' presence at a workout by Yoenis Cespedes showcases their expanded international efforts. Four Orioles representatives, including manager Buck Showalter and new executive director of international recruiting Fred Ferreira, will watch the 26-year-old Cuban outfielder work out Saturday.
26-year-old Syd Lea from Taneytown, Carroll County, has traversed the world several times on the way to becoming the premier cyclist among American Special Olympians. Lea was a top winner for Team USA in the recent Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, earning three of the team's 10 gold medals in the international competition.