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  • Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters

    Feds considering 2 sites in Md. for FBI headquarters
    — Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County. On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....
  • Former Ravens WR Gerrard Sheppard claimed by Green Bay Packers

    Former Ravens WR Gerrard Sheppard claimed by Green Bay Packers
    Former Towson wide receiver Gerrard Sheppard was claimed off waivers today by the Green Bay Packers, one day after being cut by the Ravens, according to a source. Sheppard, a McDonogh graduate who spent last season on the Ravens' practice squad, was...
  • New event lets families race together

    New event lets families race together
    Sean Hastings loves obstacle-course races. And so do his kids. But the Naperville family couldn't find any races where they could compete together, so they decided to change that. "Living and training in Naperville, I thought it would be really cool...
  • County considering three companies to run Palm Tran Connection

    County considering three companies to run Palm Tran Connection
    A trio of companies should take over Palm Beach County’s beleaguered busing service for the disabled and elderly, according to a recommendation going before the County Commission in September. The change is aimed at improving service, but also...
  • Gov. Rick Scott's office poring over budget 'turkeys'

    Gov. Rick Scott's office poring over budget 'turkeys'
    TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days. The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
  • IBEW's take on Palmdale rail car plant

    To the editor: L.A. Metro's contract with Kinkisharyo International is clear: It requires Kinkisharyo to create at least 194 good-quality, full-time jobs in L.A County. The rail car manufacturer must also comply with state environmental laws, just like...
  • Grocery Shopping Tips for Seniors

    Grocery Shopping Tips for Seniors As we get older the ability to move around may diminish, let alone our capacity to drive our own personal vehicle. What happens when elderly parents, shut-ins, and older adults cannot go out to buy essential items...
  • Metro's Union Station master plan a significant shift

     Metro's Union Station master plan a significant shift
    Union Station celebrated its 75th anniversary in May. This month we're getting a glimpse — encouraging if opaque — of what its next 75 years might look like. A nearly finalized master plan by L.A. firm Gruen Associates and London's...
  • Going off the rails on Metro's rail cars

    Going off the rails on Metro's rail cars
    Two years ago, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority became the first transit agency in the nation to pick a rail car manufacturer based in part on how many jobs the company would create. The Japanese firm Kinkisharyo International won the...
  • Why can't Metro rail cars be built by a U.S. company?

    To the editor: On the same day The Times reported that Cal State Los Angeles was nearing a deal with its faculty union, Jim Newton wrote about Kinkisharyo International deciding to leave town and build rail cars for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan...
  • Metro bus struck by gunfire; passengers appear uninjured

    Metro bus struck by gunfire; passengers appear uninjured
    Police are searching for a gunman who fired shots that struck a Metro bus in South L.A. on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The shooting occurred a few minutes before 4 p.m. as the No. 40 bus was eastbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at...