| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Consumers went in search of cyber deals Monday amid a barrage of emails and Web offers from retailers.
But Cyber Monday may be losing its significance as the biggest online day of the season, thanks to this year's earlier and more diluted kickoff to...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Tyler Muse and Elizabeth Tauber each set a swift pace in the 18th annual Turkey Trot 5K in Bel Air on Thanksgiving, stretching out a densely packed field of record size.
Muse finished almost a quarter-mile ahead of the closest of 1,546 other runners...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:08 AM
How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was great, thanks! Well, to tell the truth, it was just okay. No, it was tolerable. Yes, that's the word, tolerable. And totally predictable.
One day, I'm going to have the Thanksgiving nervous breakdown I've surely earned...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The director of Maryland's health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered.
Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107 million...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The director of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered.
Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107...
| Nov 20, 2013
Hello dear readers,
A very sad note is that today (Friday, Nov. 22) is the 50th anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963 while he was riding in a presidential motorcade through Dallas' Dealey Plaza. Are you old enough to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Many believe that in recent years the mega-merger of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons have conspired to make your life crazy. To make matters worse, this year Mother Nature and the calendar have joined the fray.
Just to make the holiday...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
With a shortened holiday season punctuated by weekend winter storms, holiday shoppers in Maryland are feeling the pressure.
There are six fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas than last year. And three Baltimore-area snowfalls in three...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:45 AM
There are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit: decorating the tree, hanging a wreath, baking sugar cookies, singing carols, and fainting at the sight of your credit card bill.
But there are lots of ways to get out of the Christmas spirit, too....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities.
On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Prior to being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2006, Koch played in his native Nebraska at University of Nebraska, where he earned a degree in business administration. He and his wife, Nikki, live in Westminster with their three sons, Ryan, 15,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:49 PM
As soon as I brought my Christmas cactus indoors, it budded. It has finished blooming before Thanksgiving! How can I slow it down next year?
Night temperatures of 50-55 degrees initiate bud formation on this jungle cactus, also known as Thanksgiving...