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  • Baltimore-based rug designer has grown to top importer from Nepal

    Baltimore-based rug designer has grown to top importer from Nepal
    Steve Cibor loaded his Ford Explorer with a few samples of Tibetan rugs and drove for days along the East Coast in 1994, trying to persuade retailers to sell the expensive hand-woven pieces. "Nobody bought it — but they gave me ideas," Cibor said....
  • Retirees return to old LAX power plant to help usher in new utility

    Retirees return to old LAX power plant to help usher in new utility
    Officials kept their cool as they turned up the heat to finish construction of a new central utility plant in the middle of Los Angeles International Airport. LAX operators invited retired plant engineers to return and help run the old heating and...
  • L.A. County sets up strike team targeting toxic polluters, Exide

    L.A. County sets up strike team targeting toxic polluters, Exide
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to create a county "strike team" that will target facilities that emit toxic pollutants — the first being the Exide Technologies battery-recycling plant in Vernon. The team of┬ácounty public-health...
  • L.A. County to create toxic pollution 'strike team'

    L.A. County to create toxic pollution 'strike team'
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to create a "strike team" that will target facilities that emit toxic pollutants — the first being the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon. The team of public health officials,...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    Society meets The Savage Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, in Room 3 of the Faith & Ministry Center, 9032 Baltimore St. The topic is "Remembering Our Savage School Days." Free and open to the public. Information: 301-725-1241. 'You...
  • China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost

    China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost
    FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis. Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
  • Mexico becoming a driving force in auto production

    Mexico becoming a driving force in auto production
    The first Honda Fit rolled off the assembly line Friday at a new $800-million factory near Celaya, Mexico, a symbol of the growing might of the country's auto industry. Honda's U.S. factories spit out hundreds of thousands of Accords and Civics each...
  • Figurine maker Hagen-Renaker hopes for a miniatures resurgence

    Figurine maker Hagen-Renaker hopes for a miniatures resurgence
    Susan Renaker Nikas still remembers the duck that saved her parents' ceramics business nearly 70 years ago. The tiny bird was white and seemed to be gliding on a lake, designed on a whim by her mother. As an afterthought, her father added it to an order...
  • Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down after another malfunction

    Calvert Cliffs nuclear reactor shuts down after another malfunction
    A malfunction at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant caused an automatic shutdown of one of the two reactors there Thursday morning, the latest in a series of issues at the Southern Maryland facility. Chicago-based Exelon Corp., which operates...
  • Sriracha sauce becomes a hot political issue with bipartisan backing

    Sriracha sauce becomes a hot political issue with bipartisan backing
    California's latest political darling comes in a clear plastic bottle with a green top and tastes good on eggs. Sriracha hot sauce has won the eager endorsement of politicians from both sides of the aisle in recent weeks as the manufacturer has talked...
  • PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs

    PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs
    Thirty-five years ago, when a New Jersey-based outfit called General Public Utilities was irresponsibly cutting corners to increase profits, an Allentown-based outfit known as PP&L was emerging as one of nation's best-run utility companies. GPU, the...