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  • Japan nuclear plant leaks 300 tons of highly radioactive water

    Japan nuclear plant leaks 300 tons of highly radioactive water
    BEIJING -- The operator of the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima, Japan, said Tuesday that 300 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from one of its storage tanks, the worst in a number of similar leaks since the catastrophic 2011...
  • Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site

    Huge distribution warehouse planned for former GM site
    The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department. The 2.8 million-...
  • Remember Baltimore's 'Rosies'

    From Michigan comes the news that the Willow Run bomber factory outside Detroit is to be demolished. One of the best-known factories that transformed the United States into "the Arsenal of Democracy" during World War II, Willow Run is also said to be...
  • A strong voice for environmental action in Louisiana's Cancer Alley

    A strong voice for environmental action in Louisiana's Cancer Alley
    NEW IBERIA, La. — The police asked the right question. "Can you think of anyone who would want to do you harm?" investigators asked Wilma Subra, trying to understand who might have fired a gun at the diminutive grandmother. Enemies? Subra...
  • Top 10 stories of 2013

    Top 10 stories of 2013
    1) U.S. Open of Surfing disturbance Huntington Beach police called it a disturbance while many in the community called it a riot. However it's labeled, the kerfuffle that erupted at the end of the U.S. Open of Surfing finals in July shook up the...
  • DWP is moving ahead with plans for Owens Valley solar plant

    DWP is moving ahead with plans for Owens Valley solar plant
    MANZANAR, Calif. — Over the objections of critics, Los Angeles is moving ahead with plans to build a $680-million 200-megawatt solar energy plant within view of this desolate Eastern Sierra site that was a Japanese American internment camp during...
  • A nuclear blind alley for the U.S.

     A nuclear blind alley for the U.S.
    The world is rightly worried about Iran's uranium enrichment program. Iran claims this technology is for producing fuel for nuclear power plants, but it could be quickly shifted to making nuclear bomb material. Unfortunately, some in Congress, in their...
  • New Year's revelers ring in 2014 at Inner Harbor

    New Year's revelers ring in 2014 at Inner Harbor
    Danielle Reynolds, Elisa Davis and Michael Ross came from out of state to spend New Year's Eve in Baltimore. The three were meeting a larger group for dinner and drinks at Howl at the Moon, a piano bar in Power Plant Live. They were among the...
  • Study finds a potent painkiller in traditional Chinese medicine

    Study finds a potent painkiller in traditional Chinese medicine
    When it comes to treating pain, a new study suggests traditional Chinese medicine has been getting it right for thousands of years. A chemical compound found in the underground tubers of the Corydalis plant can effectively alleviate three different...
  • Machinists union local set to vote on Boeing contract

    Machinists union local set to vote on Boeing contract
    SEATTLE — Waving angry signs and clenched fists, several hundred union members rallied Thursday afternoon for a vote against a contract that would cut their benefits but guarantee that Boeing Co. builds its latest wide-body jet in the Puget Sound...
  • Man falls to death at former Seagram's plant in Dundalk

    Man falls to death at former Seagram's plant in Dundalk
    A 24-year-old man fell to his death at the former Seagram's plant in Dundalk this week, becoming the second person to die in an accident at the vacant facility since 2012. Baltimore County police say Tony King Jr. appeared to have fallen 14 feet from...