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  • Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.

    Nielsen to lay off 333 in Md.
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses. New York-based Nielsen,...
  • From table scraps to garden soil

    From table scraps to garden soil
    Table scraps aren't destined for the garbage disposal any more. At least not in Howard County, where executive Ken Ulman spent Friday morning delivering giant green bins to homeowners around Clarksville who signed on to recycle their kitchen waste so...
  • 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...
  • Drive time is my time

    Drive time is my time
    I commute an hour each way to this job, and I honestly don't mind. My car is the cocoon where I can be alone with my thoughts or where I can listen to an audio book. I am partial to English mysteries because they are always stopping at a cozy pub for...
  • Delaney charts his own path

    Delaney charts his own path
    Something unusual happened when the controversy over the nation's health care law erupted again on the floor of the House of Representatives this month: A Maryland Democrat voted with Republicans. Rep. John Delaney, the state's newest member of Congress,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A balance of biases

    While letter writer Marie Mullen may be warranted in the conclusion that The Sun favors the Democratic Party and a liberal view in its editorials and columnists, certainly the paper is not unique in this respect ("More balance in The Sun, please!" Aug....
  • Yes, some things are just wrong

    I had a brief encounter today with one of those braying jackasses who say that linguists are laissez-faire types who think that anything goes and no usage is ever wrong. You've encountered  the type.  As evidence to the contrary I cite post at...
  • Local company competes in Wall Street Journal's 'Startup of the Year' program

    Local company competes in Wall Street Journal's 'Startup of the Year' program
    In February 2010, Zuly Gonzalez and Beau Adkins founded Light Point Security in the basement of their Elkridge home. In November 2012, they moved the company into University of Maryland, Baltimore County's Cyber Incubator at the 71-acre bwtech@UMBC...
  • Regardless of what happened Monday, stealing signs is part of baseball

    Regardless of what happened Monday, stealing signs is part of baseball
    Who really knows whether New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had a legitimate gripe when he called out Orioles coach Bobby Dickerson for allegedly stealing signs on Monday night, but thanks to Buck Showalter's mad dash onto the field at the end of the...