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New cranes heading to Baltimore to close bridges

Massive new cargo cranes heading to the Port of Baltimore will stop traffic on two bridges along the way. The Maryland Transportation Authority says Coast Guard and transportation officials were worried that motorists would stop to watch or cause accidents. ...

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Editorial: Requiem for a heavyweight

There is a long, proud history of making steel and ships on the marshy peninsula of southeastern Baltimore County hard by Dundalk known as Sparrows Point. The steel mill and shipyard were established there by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. in ...

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Week in review – 6/1/12: Baltimore County to study Sparrows Point use

Officials: We’ll shut down EBDI project A group of East Baltimore elected officials vowed to shut down construction, public funding and permits at the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project, saying that the massive development effort has failed to ...

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New panel to advise Kamenetz on Sparrows Point options

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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Transportation head Swaim-Staley to resign

Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley said Monday she is stepping down effective July 1 after a 25-year career in state government. Swaim-Staley was appointed in September 2009 by Gov. Martin O’Malley to oversee the department’s $3.8 billion ...

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Eye Opener: O’Malley hosts breakfast with Busch, Miller

Still no word on whether Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch will dine better this morning than my coffee shop pastry. Rest assured: When I know, you’ll know. In the ...

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Howard Street tunnel a chokepoint for East Coast commerce

Baltimore’s Howard Street tunnel is a chokepoint for commerce along the East Coast that’s getting more attention as the shipping industry prepares for mega-container ships that will have easier access to the Atlantic Ocean once the Panama Canal is widened. ...

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