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Author Archives: Nicholas Sohr

With exceptions, engineers find quake didn’t do much damage

The earthquake shook M&T Bank Stadium just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, and by that night Rafael Sabelli was in the air, on a red eye flight from San Francisco to Baltimore. With a thick stack of schematics under his arm, ...

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Maryland Dems hit Virginia’s McDonnell

The sniping across the Potomac intensified Wednesday, with Maryland’s Democratic Party attacking the record of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. This comes in response to the Virginia GOP’s attack on Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday. Nice symmetry, no? The inter-state ...

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Manufacturing, housing, defense lifting some areas of Maryland, sinking others

Just look at the stock market over the last few weeks, jobless figures, unemployment insurance claims or really any metric you can think of and you won’t need much, if any, convincing the post-recession recovery has been anything but smooth ...

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Despite private sector gains, state unemployment rate up slightly

Government employment losses slowed job growth in Maryland last month and economists expect that trend to continue as Congress sets a new course for federal spending. “Maryland is one of many states where government jobs are shrinking and I expect ...

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