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  • False report: port trade pub retracts article that says privatization decision shelved

    False report: port trade pub retracts article that says privatization decision shelved
    A UK-based port trade publication posted and then pulled an article Thursday that said the Virginia Port Authority board had decided to shelve privatization plans, several days before a scheduled vote on that issue. "Despite having received multi-...
  • Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner

    Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner
    The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs. The board action clears the...
  • Auditors claim Frostburg State broke rules in development deal

    Auditors claim Frostburg State broke rules in development deal
    Frostburg State University may have violated state ethics laws and university system rules by awarding a $2 million construction contract to a developer connected to a school advisory board member, according to the Office of Legislative Audits. The...
  • O'Malley to announce $1.5 billion for Baltimore-area transportation projects

    O'Malley to announce $1.5 billion for Baltimore-area transportation projects
    Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to announce $1.5 billion in new state funding for the Baltimore Red Line and more than a dozen other transportation projects in the area Wednesday, officials said, outlining for the first time how the state's gas tax increase...
  • Emanuel halts Midway privatization bidding

    Emanuel halts Midway privatization bidding
    After picking two finalists for a lucrative lease of Midway Airport, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration Thursday abruptly halted its efforts to take the transportation hub private. Emanuel spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton said one group vying for the deal...
  • Tens of thousands protest Mexican oil reforms

    MEXICO CITY — Tens of thousands of Mexicans jammed the center of their capital city Sunday to protest President Enrique Peña Nieto’s plan to allow foreign firms to invest in and collaborate with the state-run oil company, whose independence...
  • Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future

    Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel left himself some wiggle room on trying again to privatize Midway Airport to raise money, saying today he was giving up the idea for "the foreseeable future" after recently halting the process of accepting bids to lease it. "I think...
  • Britain's Royal Mail to be sold off to private investors

    LONDON – Britain’s Royal Mail, whose origins date back to the reign of Henry VIII, is to be sold off to private investors, the government announced Thursday, setting up a bitter battle over the selling of a national icon. Even former Prime...
  • Legislature wants quake warning system, but doesn't want to pay for it

    State legislators gave final approval Thursday to a bill authorizing a new earthquake early warning system to alert Californians when temblors are heading their way, although the measure wouldn't provide the money needed to build it. SB 135 by Sen. Alex...
  • Mailbag: Benefits of theater program incalculable

    Regarding your Sept. 12 story "Sports Stadiums or a Theater?": Many people love a good high school football game. There is no question that kids benefit from athletics. But high school drama programs are just as important. Our son met his wife in the...
  • City workers protest Emanuel over contract talks

    City workers protest Emanuel over contract talks
    Scores of union workers protested outside city buildings during lunch Tuesday, taking aim at Mayor Rahm Emanuel for what they contend is an attempt to retroactively freeze their wages after privatizing hundreds of jobs in the past couple of years. "We...