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  • Will the USPS cutbacks cost more money than it saves?

    Will the USPS cutbacks cost more money than it saves?
    Unions and some lawmakers say the U.S. Postal Service's plans to close plants and post offices would turn customers away and hasten the service's downward spiral. Now their campaign has been buoyed by revelations of a survey that the Postal Service...
  • Don't let Solyndra overshadow solar industry's success

    Don't let Solyndra overshadow solar industry's success
    We have all been reading a lot about the Solyndra story of late, with numerous articles in the national news detailing the U.S. Department of Energy's support for this now-defunct solar energy manufacturer. The situation deserves the proper scrutiny of...
  • 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,...
  • Palisades Plant Shutdown For Emergency Repairs

    Palisades Plant Shutdown For Emergency Repairs
    Effective Tuesday at 6:49 p.m., operations were shut down at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant. The plant is located on the Lake Michigan shoreline in Van Buren County, in Covert Township. The plant was shut down to repair a "small leak" in the plant'...
  • Postal Service Agrees to Delay Cutbacks and Layoffs

    Postal Service Agrees to Delay Cutbacks and Layoffs
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to a five-month moratorium on closures of post offices and processing facilities while lawmakers hammer out legislation to overhaul the cash-strapped mail carrier, a group of U.S. senators said on Tuesday....
  • Postal Service To Announce Slower Service

    Postal Service To Announce Slower Service
    The U.S. Postal Service on Monday will announce a cost-savings proposal that would no longer deliver first-class mail on the next day. The financially troubled agency will present to its overseers a proposal to change its national standard for first-...
  • Maryland power plant closing to avoid pollution rules

    An aging, little-used power plant in Williamsport is slated to be closed later this year rather than meet new federal air-pollution limits, its owner announced Thursday, in what could be a spate of such shutdowns resulting from the controversial Obama...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for showers and thunderstorms with a high temperature around 59 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight with a low temperature around 39 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan...
  • Fellow activists say Obama's memoir has too many I's

    The drama began with a tiny ad in a local newspaper -- a notice that asbestos was about to be removed from the management office at Altgeld Gardens, the all-black public housing complex where young Barack Obama worked as a community organizer. "You think...
  • Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring

    Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring
    The 47 U.S. facilities for General Motors assembly, powertrain, and stamping are being cut to 34 by the end of 2010 -- and then to 33 by 2012. Here are the impacted plants. PLANT STATUS: Closing dates for plants may be sooner depending on market demand....
  • A Look At GM's Planned Plant Closures

    A Look At GM's Planned Plant Closures
    A look at the plants General Motors Corp. said Monday it will close or idle. Assembly plants scheduled to close: - Wilmington, Del. Scheduled to close in July. Cars produced at the plant include the Pontiac Solstice, the Pontiac Solstice Coupe, the...