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  • Dominion wins right to export liquefied natural gas

    Dominion wins right to export liquefied natural gas
    A Calvert County judge brushed aside Friday a potential legal hurdle to exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay, ruling that Dominion, the Richmond, Va.-based energy company, does not need the Sierra Club's permission to convert its LNG...
  • State leaders urged to raise money for roads, transit

    Business leaders and county officials are urging the governor and General Assembly to increase Maryland's gas tax or find another way to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for road and transit projects — even in the face of public opposition....
  • At last, state gets good budget news

    For the first time since a recession gripped the country in 2008, Maryland is approaching a General Assembly session with good fiscal news: Neither tax increases nor drastic budget cuts are likely to be needed to balance the budget. The improved forecast...
  • Study predicts natural gas exports boost US economy

    Study predicts natural gas exports boost US economy
    A new study predicts that exporting the nation's cheap, seemingly abundant supplies of natural gas will boost the U.S. economy, giving a nudge to prospects for shipping liquefied fuel abroad from a nearly idle terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. The report,...
  • $1 billion for new city schools: From non-starter to law

    $1 billion for new city schools: From non-starter to law
    Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso went to Annapolis last year seeking approval for a bold $2 billion plan to replace many of the city system's crumbling buildings. The idea didn't even make it out of committee. Prospects still looked bleak in...
  • With traffic growing, state begins another study of Bay Bridge capacity

    With traffic growing, state begins another study of Bay Bridge capacity
    Another summer, another agonizing season of Bay Bridge traffic. Admired, cursed and studied, Maryland's sole Chesapeake Bay crossing is being eyeballed again as state engineers try to determine how many years remain in its girders and suspension...
  • Brown is first to enter 2014 gubernatorial race

    Brown is first to enter 2014 gubernatorial race
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown became the first candidate to join the 2014 Maryland governor's race Friday with a call to close the gap between rich and poor in education, health and economic opportunity. Before a crowd at Prince George's Community College...
  • House GOP deposes O'Donnell, chooses Kipke as leader

    Vastly outnumbered and constantly thwarted by Democrats, Republicans in the House of Delegates ousted longtime Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell Tuesday and replaced him with Anne Arundel County Del. Nicholaus R. Kipke. After a meeting that dragged...
  • Unions do their business on taxpayers' dime

    It's the old "fair share" argument, but this time it holds even less water than usual. The Maryland State Education Association, the union that bargains on behalf of K-12 teachers throughout Maryland, wants to force all teachers — members or not &#...
  • Tornado confirmed in Prince George's County after Friday storms

    A tornado touched down in the Largo area of Prince George's County during storms that passed through the region Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday. Meteorologists had previously confirmed another tornado in Northern Virginia. The...
  • Rehab 'model' homes are emerging in Baltimore

    Rehab 'model' homes are emerging in Baltimore
    There's a brick home in Highlandtown, on a prominent corner of Eastern Avenue, that has become a contradiction. Parts of it are more than 100 years old — varying shades of brick and mortar show where additions have been hewn to the primary...