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Maryland pulls $30 million from CSX rail facility project

(Source: Baltimore Sun, August 28, 2014)

BALTIMORE, Md. — State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will. With the state withdrawing more than $30 million in funding, the CSX Transportation facility envisioned for the city's Morrell Park neighborhood will not be built, Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith said Thursday.

Full story: Baltimore Sun

Friday, August 29, 2014

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