| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:47 PM
The three-day strike that paralyzed the port of Baltimore is over — for now.
Striking longshoremen agreed late Friday to resume working on the docks during a 90-day "cooling-off period" while negotiations continue on a new local contract.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:39 PM
A strike by hundreds of longshoremen who work the port of Baltimore's docks idled one of the region's big economic engines.
Launched early Wednesday morning, the strike shut down all of the port's public marine terminals, and its effects rippled out...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - BNSF Railway Co. is putting billions of dollars into infrastructure improvements and is implementing safety measures that should allow it to keep up with demands of shipping crude from North Dakota, the company's CEO said on Sept....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Canton has traditionally been a blue-collar neighborhood, and for more than 100 years, the Canton Railroad Co. has been a part of that mix, moving freight for local industries and the port of Baltimore.
Its locomotives are a familiar — and at times...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:15 AM
In his recent commentary, Jay Bernstein wants the Maryland authorities to maintain a restrictive policy warning shippers that "if you trade with Iran, you can't trade here" ("Keep up the pressure on Iran," June 21). But the principles of free trade and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:27 PM
In a move that might aid the port of Baltimore, the world's three largest shipping companies announced that they will form a global alliance to boost fleet capacity and reduce operating costs.
If the partnership of the Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:32 AM
At a time when the election of a new, allegedly "moderate" president of Iran has created much excitement and raised many expectations, a more sober assessment of the nature of the Iranian regime is found in the annual report on terrorism issued by the...
| Apr 29, 2013
It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Hagerstown Community College split a doubleheader with Dundalk on Saturday, winning the second game 3-2 after dropping the opener 2-1 in eight innings.
In the victory for the Hawks (21-17), Eric...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:21 PM
At the first of two open houses designed to help dock owners navigate Newport Beach's new residential pier permitting process last week, a handful of residents sat scattered throughout the old City Council Chambers — not a huge turnout compared to...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:27 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Two of the Great Lakes have hit their lowest water levels ever recorded, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday, capping more than a decade of below-normal rain and snowfall and higher temperatures that boost...