WASHINGTON — Gerard Murphy never met his uncle Richard. But the Potomac, Maryland, native grew up hearing stories of the former journalist who enlisted in the Marines during World War II and disappeared during the Jan. 15, 1944, amphibious assault ...Read More »
The Board of Public Works approved a contract Wednesday that will shift operation of MARC’s Camden and Brunswick passenger lines to the Pennsylvania subsidiary of a Montreal-based rail company, finally ending a process that began more than two years ago. ...
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The Board of Public Works delayed a decision Wednesday that would have awarded a Pennsylvania rail company the right to operate MARC’s Camden and Brunswick lines.
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WASHINGTON — Rep. Roscoe Bartlett is apologizing for invoking the Holocaust during a discussion about federally subsidized student loans. The Washington Post reports that the western Maryland Republican apologized Thursday for using what he called “an extreme example” to make ...Read More »
Volunteers from the Liberty Foundation, a non-profit veterans' organization, show off their restored World War II B-17 bomber. Rides in the historic airplane will be offered to the public on Aug. 18-19 at Martin State Airport in Middle River.Read More »
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke took a break from his day job Tuesday to revisit the academic life he led before coming to Washington a decade ago. Shortly after noon, he stood before a class of George Washington ...Read More »
Surrounded by boarded-up homes, broken windows that showcase leaky ceilings, rusting emergency ladders and abandoned clotheslines, Lolita Slocum picks a tomato to cook with her dinner. Slocum, who has lived in Baltimore’s Midway neighborhood for more than 30 years, had ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a meager 1 percent annual pace this spring, a slower rate than previously estimated. The downward revision will likely increase fears that the economy is at risk of another recession. Fewer exports and ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Falling U.S. home prices have shrunk equity so much that the proportion of their homes that Americans actually own is near its lowest point since World War II. Average home equity plunged from more than 61 percent at ...Read More »