| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Household products maker Sun Products Corp. said Tuesday that it will close its nearly 90-year-old Baltimore manufacturing plant in June, laying off almost 300 workers and adding another name to the region's long list of former factories.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Illinois employers announced they would lay off more than 500 workers in the coming weeks, according to notices filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Specialty Foods Group Inc., meat manufacturer, said it would...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:32 AM
* Protesters seek resignation of regional government
* Demonstrations peaceful, after last week's violence
* Politicians accused of corruption, waste
By Maja Zuvela
SARAJEVO, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Thousands of Bosnian protesters
called for the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:10 AM
* Peaceful protests after three days of violence
* Sarajevans recoil at scenes reminiscent of wartime siege
* Rage over unemployment, political inertia
By Maja Zuvela and Matt Robinson
SARAJEVO, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Bosnia appeared on Saturday to
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Winner Distributing Co., the Anheuser-Busch distributor for Baltimore and parts of Baltimore County, will lay off 125 workers at the end of the month, the company said in a notice to Maryland's labor department.
The layoffs are the result of a plant...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant shut down on Tuesday evening following an electric malfunction.
The outage, which occurred at around 9:25 p.m., resulted from a breakdown on the non-nuclear side of the Calvert County facility, according to a news...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:27 PM
The cockroach infestation that closed a Foster Farms chicken plant in Central California was the latest setback for the giant poultry company, which last year faced a salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 400 people.
The U.S. Department of...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The San Onofre nuclear plant may be permanently retired, but on Wednesday, the sirens were scheduled to sound as they have every year for an annual test.
The test -- a regulatory requirement that hasn't been suspended despite the nuclear plant's...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BEIJING - Smithfield Foods, the world's largest hog producer, said it will reduce the use of a feed additive that makes pork leaner as it seeks to win more business in China.
The U.S. company, acquired by Hong Kong-based Shuanghui International Holdings...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The former CEO of Republic Windows and Doors today turned down an offer from Cook County prosecutors to plead guilty to charges he looted the company in the months before its North Side plant was abruptly shuttered in 2008.
The development means that...