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  • Metro breaks ground on key downtown L.A. subway link

    Metro breaks ground on key downtown L.A. subway link
    Transportation officials Tuesday cheered the start of construction for a subway project designed to close a frustrating gap in Los Angeles County's growing rail network. During a symbolic groundbreaking in Little Tokyo, local and federal representatives...
  • Calvert Hall outfielder Troy Stokes drafted by Milwaukee Brewers

    Calvert Hall outfielder Troy Stokes was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the fourth round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Friday afternoon. Stokes went 116th overall. He was an All-Metro first-team selection this season, and batted .325 with...
  • Feds to conduct safety assessment after 'scary' Metra rides

    Feds to conduct safety assessment after 'scary' Metra rides
    The nation’s top railroad official has ordered an investigation of Metra after three incidents over a 10-day span — two in which engineers allegedly were speeding and a third involving a train that reportedly blew through a red stop signal....
  • After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

    After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive
    Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...
  • Spalding graduate Ryan Metzler drafted by Toronto Blue Jays

    Spalding graduate Ryan Metzler drafted by Toronto Blue Jays
    Ryan Metzler, a Glen Burnie native and Archbishop Spalding graduate, was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft Friday night. The infielder was the 264th overall selection in the draft and the ninth...
  • Milford Mill guard Dionna White commits to Georgetown

    Milford Mill guard Dionna White commits to Georgetown
    Milford Mill junior Dionna White, a three-time All-Metro first-team combo guard, has committed to play for Georgetown. In March, White led the No. 3 Millers to their first state title since 2008 and the best record in school history, 26-1. Combining...
  • CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban

    CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban
    Add electronic cigarette use to the list of activities banned by the CTA. In its monthly meeting Wednesday, the CTA board is poised to include e-cigarettes in the agency's smoking ban. A CTA spokesman said the agency already considered the battery-...
  • Garcetti promises 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017

    Garcetti promises 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Monday to secure 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017.  The city will dedicate $9 million over the next five years to connect veterans with jobs, the mayor said, and ensure that 10% of those served at the city's new...
  • Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children

    Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children
    Federal officials are eying a large, vacant office building near Lexington Market on Baltimore's west side as a potential shelter for children caught entering the country illegally, an idea that met with resistance from several Maryland lawmakers on...
  • Failure Of Century-Old Rail Bridge Inexcusable

    Failure Of Century-Old Rail Bridge Inexcusable
    This is insane. We replace baseball stadiums after a couple of decades, but a failing 118-year-old rail bridge on the vital Northeast Corridor is still in service? The Walk Bridge, a movable bridge over the Norwalk River, opened 271 times in 2013 and...
  • In Brazil, group scores victory in land protest before World Cup

    In Brazil, group scores victory in land protest before World Cup
    With the start of soccer's World Cup tournament just days away, officials agreed Monday to demands that a piece of land occupied by poor families be used for low-income housing, but much of the rest of Sao Paulo remained paralyzed by a subway strike. Of...