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  • Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive

    Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive
    Julio T. "Speedy" Gonzalez, who had been honorary consul to El Salvador and a successful Baltimore shipping executive whose motto was "My sales territory is the entire world," died Thursday from complications of diabetes at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • Richard P. Hughes

    Richard P. Hughes
    Richard P. Hughes Jr., a port labor leader recalled as a "feared negotiator" who rose to become president of the International Longshoremen's Association, died of heart and lung disease Sept. 11 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Locust Point...
  • Morrell Park residents oppose planned CSX rail facility

    Morrell Park residents oppose planned CSX rail facility
    Dozens of Morrell Park residents denounced plans to build a cargo transfer terminal in the neighborhood at a rowdy community meeting Wednesday night. The $90 million facility, where CSX Transportation wants to stack cargo containers on trains, is...
  • Marylanders flock to buy guns at rate of 1,000 a day

    Marylanders flock to buy guns at rate of 1,000 a day
    Marylanders have been rushing to buy guns at a rate of 1,000 a day over the past two weeks, hastening the pace of an unprecedented surge in gun sales. More than 102,000 gun purchase applications have been submitted so far this year — twice the...
  • A push for more exports from the Baltimore region

    A push for more exports from the Baltimore region
    Glen Burnie food products company Allied International Corp. might have a global-infused name, but it sold nothing outside the country before 2008. Now it exports to 45 countries, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the small firm's revenue. This is...
  • Back Story: Tugboats are 'workhorses' of the port

    Back Story: Tugboats are 'workhorses' of the port
    They are the handmaidens of the port of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay as they scurry to and fro with all manner of arriving and departing ships and barges lashed to them. Their work goes on despite the weather and respects no clock or holiday. Because...
  • Sun portrays Md. truckers unfairly

    Sun portrays Md. truckers unfairly
    It is with great disappointment that I read The Sun's article on the Maryland State Police's recent "dragnet" targeting trucks in Baltimore ("State police safety dragnet takes 114 trucks off the road," March 28). Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA)...
  • Obama wrong to seek limits on tax-exempt bonds

    Obama wrong to seek limits on tax-exempt bonds
    Local government is truly where the rubber meets the road. As Baltimore County executive, I proudly oversaw capital projects ranging from the restoration of the Randallstown Library after a fire to the expansion of Cromwell Valley Park. We rebuilt Essex...
  • Five questions for Christopher Lee

    Five questions for Christopher Lee
    Christopher Lee cut his teeth on public-private partnerships 26 years ago as a Lehman Brothers executive in charge of financing projects in Asia. He put together a consortium of local investors to build a $1.8 billion, 12-mile toll road in Bangkok....
  • Howard legislators predict a revisit of stormwater fee issue

    Howard legislators predict a revisit of stormwater fee issue
    Howard County legislators said this week that they believe the General Assembly will need to make adjustments to a state-mandated stormwater management fee imposed on Howard County and nine other Maryland jurisdictions. "I don't think it's over yet,"...
  • Port sales force makes pitch to attract, retain customers

    Port sales force makes pitch to attract, retain customers
    The sales force for the port of Baltimore travels the country and the world, looking for business. It could be farm equipment manufactured in the Midwest on its way to Australia or furniture coming from South America or Alabama-built Hondas headed for...