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  • 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...
  • Customs agents seize 128 pounds of cocaine at Baltimore port

    Customs agents seize 128 pounds of cocaine at Baltimore port
    In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container. Customs agents put the estimated street...
  • Maryland in disequilibrium [Commentary]

    Maryland in disequilibrium [Commentary]
    How did it come to this? Between 2007 and 2012, the State of Maryland raised taxes and fees 24 times according to Change Maryland, including raising income taxes during a 2012 special legislative session, increasing the sales tax on alcoholic beverages...
  • Howard County finds a customer for its wastewater: The NSA

    Howard County finds a customer for its wastewater: The NSA
    Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a massive computer center being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environment-conserving deal that officials say could serve as a model for others....
  • Port wants to sell state-owned pier in Canton

    Port wants to sell state-owned pier in Canton
    The Maryland Port Administration is urging state officials to approve its sale of a 346,0000-square-foot pier in the Canton Industrial Area. The Clinton Street Marine Terminal, which has seen little use for decades, sits across the Inner Harbor from...
  • Port takes another step toward monetizing its muck

    Port takes another step toward monetizing its muck
    Officials in Maryland don't know how feasible it is to turn dredged muck from the bottom of Baltimore's shipping channels into a commercially viable construction material — but they are looking to find out. The Maryland Department of Transportation...
  • Longshoremen to meet ahead of port contract deadline

    Longshoremen to meet ahead of port contract deadline
    Members of a local longshoremen union that went on strike in October, crippling the port of Baltimore for three days, will meet Monday to discuss a new contract offer from the port's employers. The deadline for a new deal between the International...