If a little green might help restore Baltimore's ailing harbor, how can a lot be bad? That's the question city, state and federal officials are pondering as they weigh a local marina magnate's plan to fill an unused corner of the Inner Harbor with a large floating marsh.
Fortunately for Gross-Ojekwe, gasoline prices are expected to level off in the coming weeks, experts say. But if the two events that pushed prices up to their current level — conflict in oil-producing Middle East countries and a hurricane passing through the Gulf of Mexico — worsen or recur, respectively, Marylanders like her may be forced to further change their spending habits to accommodate higher prices.
Federal regulators on Thursday denied a license to the French-controlled operator of a proposed third nuclear reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland, giving the company 60 days to find a U.S. partner before terminating proceedings on the project entirely.
Judge Stewart Day, in his sentencing statement said, "You have been found guilty of a cruel crime for a few paltry dollars ($70) with your victim suffering an agonizing death, some hours later, literally drowning in his own blood. You killed a man working late at night to support a wife and five children and therefore you must be eliminated from society for the protection of others."