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BWI Airport announces record October traffic

LINTHICUM — BWI Airport officials say nearly 2 million passengers used the airport in October, a record for the month. The airport reported Monday that 1,994,905 passengers traveled through the airport in October, a 7.2 percent increase over October 2009. ...

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GBC asks state leaders to adopt 8 ‘pillars’ for business growth

A report released Monday by the Greater Baltimore Committee implores elected officials in Maryland to adopt eight “core pillars” for the state economy and job creation. The GBC says these core pillars, developed in consultation with business leaders, are designed ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Time to talk, Mr. Pistole

Software engineer John Tyner’s encounter with airport passenger screening agents at San Diego Airport, in which he warned screeners not to “touch my junk,” captured by Tyner’s cell phone, has gone viral. The ACLU has announced a national program of ...

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October factory orders post 0.9 percent decline

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories fell in October by the largest amount in five months, reflecting a big drop in demand for aircraft. The Commerce Department says that factory orders declined 0.9 percent in October, the first setback since ...

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Airports consider congressman’s call to ditch TSA

ATLANTA — In a climate of Internet campaigns to shun airport pat-downs and veteran pilots suing over their treatment by government screeners, some airports are considering another way to show dissatisfaction: Ditching TSA agents altogether. Federal law allows airports to ...

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Report: Metro governance needs shaking up

WASHINGTON — Metro needs “dramatic changes” to its governance in order to address persistent problems of funding, safety and management, a review task force concluded in recommendations released Wednesday. One of the central proposals is to include the governors of ...

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Maryland transportation funding situation clouded by the feds

As Maryland searches for a sustainable way to fund its transportation needs, the work being done in Annapolis will likely be overshadowed by changes being made in Washington. “I’m not sure we can anticipate the feds are going to bail ...

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