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  • John Callahan, Mayor of Bethlehem

    The Lehigh Valley is the fastest-growing region in Pennsylvania. We are a day's drive from one-third of the population of the United States. The ease of access to large markets, combined with a lower cost of living, affordable real estate, lower taxes and...
  • 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-...
  • Mailbag: League of Women Voters opposes V

    The League of Women Voters Orange Coast opposes the proposed Costa Mesa charter, known as Measure V on the Nov. 6 ballot. First, the process that created the proposed charter was deeply flawed. A broad, diverse spectrum of individuals and community...
  • L.A. Zoo privatization negotiations fall apart

    L.A. Zoo privatization negotiations fall apart
    A money-saving plan to privatize the Los Angeles Zoo has stalled after city negotiators failed to reach an agreement with the nonprofit seeking to run the facility. The announcement that the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. was pulling out of talks Thursday...
  • Mailbag: Privatizing TeWinkle fields will hurt Mesa del Mar

    The community of Mesa del Mar, located between the Orange County Fairgrounds and Baker Street in Costa Mesa, has been a great place to live for many years, 34 in my case. I've raised three sons here and spent many idyllic hours with my grandson, age 5...
  • Alibaba.com shareholders OK $2.5 billion privatization bid

    Alibaba.com shareholders OK $2.5 billion privatization bid
    Alibaba Group Holding, the Chinese e-commerce giant that looks a bit like a mash-up of EBay, PayPal and Amazon, plans to pay $2.5 billion to snatch back Yahoo Inc.’s 27% stake in Alibaba.com. Minority shareholders approved a plan Friday to offer...
  • Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China

    Gigantic cranes for port of Baltimore are en route from China
    About two weeks from now, a cargo ship 21/2 football fields long will squeeze under the Key Bridge and deliver the future of the port of Baltimore. On its deck are four massive cranes built in China that state officials and the maritime industry hope...
  • The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead

    The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead
    After 35 years in state and local government, Beverley Swaim-Staley announced in April that she would step down as Maryland's secretary of transportation, effective July 1. Appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in September 2009, Swaim-Staley was the first...
  • Harlan: Slow down and focus on the details

    In Poor Richard's Almanack, Benjamin Franklin popularized the idiom we love to quote but have a difficult time applying to our daily lives: Haste makes waste. As children, we frequently heard this admonition from parents and teachers. Take your time,...
  • Baltimore's new waterfront

    Baltimore's new waterfront
    Baltimore's reservoirs soon will no longer be needed to store the city's supply of drinking water. To meet a 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from contaminants, the city plans to install underground tanks to replace its...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...