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  • Jos. A. Banks reportedly in talks to acquire Eddie Bauer chain

    Jos. A. Banks reportedly in talks to acquire Eddie Bauer chain
    Men's clothing retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. is in talks to acquire the Eddie Bauer chain of stores specializing in outerwear and casual attire, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. Such a deal would disrupt the long saga of dueling...
  • Estate tax relief seems on track in Annapolis

    Estate tax relief seems on track in Annapolis
    At a time when income inequality is one of the nation's most-discussed issues, the tax that appears to have the best chance of being cut in heavily Democratic Maryland this year is one that is only paid by millionaires. Senate President Thomas V. Mike...
  • Retail experts see benefits to a potential Jos. A. Bank deal with Eddie Bauer

    Retail experts see benefits to a potential Jos. A. Bank deal with Eddie Bauer
    A marriage of suit-seller Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and the smaller Eddie Bauer casual clothing and outerwear chain could give a boost to both retailers, offering complementary merchandise and customers for each and room to grow online and into new...
  • Patricia Waters, mother of filmmaker John Waters, dies at 89

    Patricia Waters, mother of filmmaker John Waters, dies at 89
    Patricia W. Waters, a homemaker, Anglophile and mother of filmmaker John Waters, died Saturday of complications from a fall and recent surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 89. "She was our matriarch. She was an unusually strong and...
  • Will Team Obama ever stop trying to intimidate the press?

    Will Team Obama ever stop trying to intimidate the press?
          How many attacks on the First Amendment is President Obama going to be allowed before he’s universally denounced as a worse enemy of the press than Richard Nixon? I have been comparing Obama to Nixon in his disdain for the First...
  • Sad to see O'Malley 'debating' Perry in debased 'Crossfire' forum

    Sad to see O'Malley 'debating' Perry in debased 'Crossfire' forum
    I will leave it to The Sun's political reporters to write about who "won" or "lost" this cooked-up and dumbed-down TV cartoon of a debate between Gov. Martin O'Malley and his Texas counterpart Rick Perry Wednesday on CNN's "Crossfire." I am only here to...
  • Back Story: Comet Kohoutek was another flameout

    Back Story: Comet Kohoutek was another flameout
    Comets ISON and Kohoutek will forever share two things. Both were hailed as "Comets of the Century," and both failed to live up to the hype attending their impending arrival in our solar system. Unlike Comet Hale-Bopp, which put on a grand show in...
  • We traffic in human misery

    One of the fundamental elements of journalism is action, and the aspect of action that most appeals is conflict. That's what we journalists are looking for.  You can hear endless head-shaking blather about the tide of ugly events from people who lament,...
  • Non-standard chargers turn market forces upside down [Commentary]

    There's a drawer in my house that's full of things my wife and I just can't bring ourselves to part with. It's not so much that they're valuable or useful. They're actually neither. And it's not like they're suddenly going to be in demand in the...
  • Bill Miller's fund is beating the market once more

    Bill Miller's fund is beating the market once more
    During the depth of the 2008 financial crisis when Bill Miller's funds were in free fall, a colleague advised him to get a dog. "I needed to change my luck," said the Legg Mason money manager, famous for beating the market 15 years in a row. "I reasoned...
  • The Duck Dynasts

    In the recent kerfuffle over the remarks of Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, one salient fact has not been much remarked on: What he has been excoriated for saying used to be mainstream. What he said, that homosexuality is sinful and abhorrent, and...
  • Israel unfairly portrayed as oppressor [Letter]

    Israel unfairly portrayed as oppressor [Letter]
    The letter by Tom Swiss ("Academic boycott of Israel is justified," Jan. 5), is a classic example of how a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. He paints the only democracy in the Middle East as "evil" because of its "oppression" of the Arabs. I...