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New panel to advise Kamenetz on Sparrows Point options (access required)

A 16-member panel of business leaders will advise Baltimore County economic development officials about the best use for the Sparrows Point peninsula in the wake of last week’s announced woes at the steel plant, which will be laying off nearly ...

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Plan moves forward for Atlantic seismic research

NORFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Interior Department said Wednesday it is seeking comment from the public on a plan to allow energy companies to begin seismic testing to find oil and natural gas reserves in the Atlantic Ocean. Officials have ...

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Virginia governor wants increased transit funding

NORFOLK, Va. — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled a list of transportation proposals on Thursday that call for increased state funding to reduce gridlock, which he says would help boost economic development and create jobs. Virginia has some of the ...

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Airlines begin canceling flights in earnest

Hundreds of thousands of airline passengers will be grounded this weekend as Hurricane Irene sweeps up the East Coast, past some of the nation’s busiest airports. JetBlue Airways said Friday it was scrubbing about 880 flights between Saturday and Monday, ...

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