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  • Highlights from the 2012 Paris Auto Show

    Despite the European auto sector acting like a complete Debbie Downer toward the world market's fortunes, with demand spiraling downward and plant closures and massive job cuts looming, automakers still found bits of candy to show off to the masses at the...
  • Sparrows Point steel mill will close in June

    Sparrows Point steel mill will close in June
    The owner of the financially ailing Sparrows Point steel plant is idling operations there, warning 1,975 workers Thursday that they would be laid off starting next month. The news, the latest casting doubt on the future of the Baltimore County facility,...
  • Upgrades hailed at Baltimore County bottling plant

    Upgrades hailed at Baltimore County bottling plant
    Glass bottles moved briskly along new manufacturing lines — some filling with rum, others with tequila — as the plant manager explained just how groundbreaking this was for a site used to a more sedate pace. The Baltimore County plant now can...
  • BGE, seeking rate increase, to make case to regulators

    BGE, seeking rate increase, to make case to regulators
    Hearings begin Monday in a case that will decide whether Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers can expect higher distribution charges next year. BGE is asking for increases that would come to about $6.62 a month for the typical residential electric...
  • Residents speak up on San Onofre

    Residents speak up on San Onofre
    Money and power were on the agenda Thursday afternoon, as dozens of area residents weighed in at a California Public Utilities Commission hearing in Costa Mesa on whether to reopen two troubled units at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, and to...
  • Toyota, Nissan Extend Delays on Japanese-Built Vehicles

     
    As Japanese automakers continue to ascertain whether they can resume vehicle production in Japan or not, we get word today that Toyota and Nissan will both extend plant shutdowns. Toyota has decided to extend the closure of its vehicle-producing plants......
  • Iowa agriculture committees approve bill that would limit animal groups' undercover investigations

     
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa's agriculture industry is pushing legislation that would make it illegal for animal rights activists to produce and...
  • Dent championed cement bill to pass the House

     
    When Charlie Dent took the House floor Wednesday afternoon he told his fellow colleagues about Northampton high school sports teams, the “Konkrete Kids” and the Whitehall Township community Cementon to stress the importance of the cement...
  • Japan: crucial stage reached in nuclear plant shutdown [Updated]

     
    Nuclear cold storage: Japan announces reaching a critical shut-down stage of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but critics aren't convinced....
  • Cars.com News Briefs: March 21, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg News today that European automakers need to incur "painful" restructuring to stanch losses in the region. Europe's sovereign-debt crisis has stymied consumer...
  • San Onofre nuclear plant closure not permanent, Edison says

     
    The extended closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant due to equipment issues has led some to speculate -- or hope -- that the plant will be shuttered for good, but the chief nuclear officer for plant operator Southern California......