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11:11 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Abritration Meeting in Port of Baltimore Longshoremen's Strike

Port of Baltimore
Credit Port of Baltimore website

BALTIMORE (AP) - An arbitration meeting is scheduled between striking longshoremen at the Port of Baltimore and management.

The longshoremen, the largest of four unions at the port representing more than 1,000 workers, went on strike after contract negotiations stalled Tuesday. Three other unions representing port workers joined the strike.

An arbitration meeting is scheduled for Friday between the International Longshoremen's Association Local No. 333 and the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore, which hires laborers to work at the port and represents management.

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9:30 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Vice President Touts Grant for Port of Baltimore

Port of Baltimore
Credit Port of Baltimore website

BALTIMORE (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden used a visit to Baltimore to talk about the need to invest in infrastructure.

The vice president highlighted a $10 million grant to the Port of Baltimore during a visit on Monday.

The grant is expected to help improve the port's productivity by widening the channel. It also will increase the port's cargo storage capacity.

Biden said the grant is just the latest example of federal investments to better enable the nation's manufacturers to get their products around the world, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday.

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9:07 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Vice President to Highlight $10 Million Grant for Port of Baltimore

Port of Baltimore
Credit mpa.maryland.gov

BALTIMORE (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to talk about the need to invest in infrastructure during a visit to Baltimore.

The vice president plans to highlight a $10 million grant to the Port of Baltimore that will help improve the port's productivity by widening the channel.

It also will increase the port's cargo storage capacity.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is also scheduled to attend, along with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

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