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  • World Trade Center reaches new heights with permanent spire

    World Trade Center reaches new heights with permanent spire
    A spire set atop One World Trade Center on Friday was greeted with cheers from workers high in the air and spectators from the street below. The 408-foot spire, draped in an American flag, brought the New York City structure to a height of 1,776 feet,...
  • Walter E. Woodford Jr., highway engineer

    Walter E. Woodford Jr., highway engineer
    Walter E. Woodford Jr., a state highway engineer and executive who supervised road construction projects from Ocean City to Garrett County and headed the building of the second span of the Bay Bridge in 1973, died of congestive heart failure May 22 at the...
  • Keever leaves Va Port Authority

    Jeff Keever, a top official at the Virginia Port Authority, left the agency. His last day was Wednesday. His departure was confirmed by a port authority spokesman. Keever had served in a government relations role as the authority's liaison to the...
  • Port reorganization creates storm at VIT

    Port reorganization creates storm at VIT
    Three board directors of the Virginia Port Authority's nonprofit operating company stepped down in protest ahead of a corporate restructuring plan that would strip them of their authority. The resignations, which happened at a Virginia International...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Images show her fierce, deadly path one year ago

    Superstorm Sandy: Images show her fierce, deadly path one year ago
    As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago. Video and photo images show how coastal...
  • No. Virginia airports authority says lobbying ban doesn't apply to it

    Bob Calhoun, a former state lawmaker said last week the Virginia Port Authority violated the spirit of a lobbying ban he helped craft in 1994. Calhoun for seven years worked as the state lobbyist for another Virginia-based transportation authority,...
  • Toll increases for Susquehanna crossing hard to swallow [Editorial]

    Get ready to help pay for road construction elsewhere in Maryland. The tolls are going up at the state Transportation Authority's two Susquehanna River bridges – I-95 and Route 40 – and it's pretty clear the money will be used to subsidize...
  • Writers' Theatre releases seasonal casting

    Writers Theatre in Glecoe has announced some of its seasonal casting for 2013-14. - "Port Authority" will feature Patrick Clear, Rob Fenton and John Hoogenakker. - "Hedda Gabler" will star Kate Fry and feature Scott Parkinson, Chaon Cross, Sean...
  • CEO severance controversy puts Metra board in harsh spotlight

    CEO severance controversy puts Metra board in harsh spotlight
    The controversy over Metra's approval of a $740,000 severance package for its ousted CEO has cast a harsh spotlight on the commuter rail agency's little-known board of directors. It's also revived a decades-old question of why Chicago's transportation...
  • John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network

    John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network
    John T. "Jock" Menzies III, chairman of The Terminal Corp. and founder, president and chairman of American Logistics Aid Network, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an accident at his Arnold home. He was 69. Mr....
  • PASSINGS: Jim Sweeney, Ira Rubin, Guy Tozzoli

    Jim Sweeney Coach transformed Fresno State football Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...