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  • Health exchange contractor's top executive terminated

    Health exchange contractor's top executive terminated
    A top executive with the company Maryland hired to build its health exchange website — and later dumped — has been terminated on the heels of heavy financial losses. Paul von Ebers, president and CEO at Noridian Mutual Insurance Co., was let...
  • Workers were 40 feet in air before Sparrows Point collapse

    Workers were 40 feet in air before Sparrows Point collapse
    A crew of asbestos removal workers were operating equipment that had them more than 40 feet in the air when a former Bethlehem Steel Corp. building in Sparrows Point collapsed around them, according to a Baltimore County police report. A day after the...
  • Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide

    Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide
    Several steps away from the crumbling edge of East 26th Street in Charles Village, a construction worker slowly unrolled a long yellow measuring tape into a circular hole about the size of a sewer manhole lid. Foot after foot of the tape disappeared as...
  • Groundbreaking held for Ridgely Manor Park

    By August, piles of earth will be transformed into the new Ridgely Manor Park with plenty of green space, places to walk and places to play. Construction on the Yakona Road site began early in April with a brief groundbreaking ceremony on the site on...
  • California courts Tesla for battery factory

     California courts Tesla for battery factory
    California is back on the map as a potential site for Tesla Motors' proposed battery factory but remains a long shot, the electric car company's Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday. Musk said the automaker is working through a number of issues with...
  • Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution

    Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution
    Two civil rights groups today urged a federal appeals court in Chicago to uphold a district judge's unprecedented order that confidential court filings by the government in a local terrorism prosecution be disclosed to the defense. Federal prosecutors...
  • L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision

    L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision
    An off-duty Los Angeles police detective was killed Friday afternoon when his pickup collided with a cement truck in Beverly Hills on the same street where a fellow officer died in a similar crash two months ago. Cmdr. Andrew Smith said the 25-year LAPD...
  • Negotiations with Iran over nuclear program still face a major hurdle

    Negotiations with Iran over nuclear program still face a major hurdle
    Three months into intense international negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear development program, Tehran's team has surprised almost everybody with its apparent eagerness for a deal. Iranian negotiators have met all of their commitments under...
  • Mike Trout is a source of pride in his struggling Jersey hometown

    Mike Trout is a source of pride in his struggling Jersey hometown
    Not since John Barbose coached the local high school football team to a state record-tying 31 straight wins from 1952 to '55 has an event so stoked the imagination, excitement and pride of this rural working-class town in South Jersey. Some 6,000 to 7,...
  • NBC does a victory lap, showcases new season at upfront presentation

    NBC does a victory lap, showcases new season at upfront presentation
    After a season in which it's poised to finish No. 1 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic for the first time since the end of "Friends" 10 years ago, NBC ran a triumphant victory lap at its annual upfront presentation before an...
  • Film Review: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

    No skyscrapers blow up, no cities are leveled, and while the White House and a football stadium suffer some serious structural damage, the wholesale destruction of human civilization is kept to a refreshing minimum in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" --...