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Job creation driving highway bills in Congress

WASHINGTON — The lure of roads, bridges, buses and trains isn’t enough anymore to drive an expensive transportation bill through Congress. So to round up votes, congressional leaders are pitching the bills as the hottest thing around these days: job ...

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Baltimore Grand Prix short of projections

An economic study being released Friday said the Baltimore Grand Prix fell far short of promoters’ projections, but still calls it a “win” for the city. The Labor Day weekend event drew 160,000 spectators and generated $27.6 million from spending ...

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Flooding causes road closures throughout state

WASHINGTON — Heavy rainfall has flooded roads and swelled waterways in the mid-Atlantic region, posing challenges for the morning commute. In Annapolis, officials say the Annapolis dam has overflowed and nearby Route 450 was closed early Thursday. A number of other ...

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O’Malley pushes business leaders to help find ‘consensus’ on transportation funding

In a somber speech devoid of applause lines, Gov. Martin O’Malley sought support from business leaders Wednesday evening in finding the money to address the state’s growing transportation needs. O’Malley, in a speech to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, did ...

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Maryland transportation crews work to clear roadways

The Maryland State Highway Administration is asking motorists to delay their travel plans so that crews can clear the roadways of snow and sleet. The administration said early Tuesday that more than 2,000 people have been deployed to keep the ...

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