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  • Banks to no longer sell paper U.S. savings bonds

    Thank cost-cutting for this change to the U.S. savings bond program: Starting next year, you won’t be able to buy paper savings bonds at banks and other financial institutions. Getting rid of this paper work is expected to save taxpayers more than...
  • Chesapeake Bay Candle opens first U.S. plant in Glen Burnie

    Chesapeake Bay Candle opens first U.S. plant in Glen Burnie
    It's called Chesapeake Bay Candle. But for 17 years, all the products in the signature line of Annapolis-born and Rockville-based Pacific Trade International were made by cheaper labor in Asia. On Tuesday, the brand celebrates a sort of homecoming: the...
  • Give Congressional paychecks to Social Security recipients

    President Barack Obama says that unless our government can come to a decision about the national debt ceiling, then Social Security benefits cannot be paid on August 3rd. ("White House sounds alarm," July 13). Congress and the administration shouldn't get...
  • Debt crisis could have outsized effect on Maryland

    Bracing for the loss of a steady paycheck is becoming something of a routine for Frank Silberstein. A statistician for the U.S. Census Bureau and a union steward for the American Federation of Government Employees, Silberstein said the pitched battle...
  • Lessons unlearned from the Washington Court deal

    Washington Court in Edgewood sits vacant today, the only difference between now and two years ago is the 55, World War II era Wherry buildings that occupied the property for 60 some odd years are gone. To some Harford County officials, clearing the...
  • Woodlawn, Randallstown residents protest redistricting plan

    Woodlawn and Randallstown residents pledged Thursday to work in coming weeks to defeat a proposal to shift the County Council boundary lines surrounding the Social Security Administration headquarters. More than 60 people, including elected officials and...
  • NFL, players reportedly close to clearing two major hurdles in labor dispute

    Negotiators for the NFL and its players are near an agreement on rookie pay, clearing a major obstacle toward reaching a new labor accord and reopening football a week before training camps are scheduled to start, three people familiar with the talks...
  • Frederick County struggles over whether to privatize local services

    Frederick County struggles over whether to privatize local services
    If Frederick increasingly is known for its trendy restaurants and shops, its historical roots remain a part of its fabric, from a City Hall built on the site of an early protest against British rule to a mall and minor league baseball team named after...
  • John R. Burleigh 2d, civil rights activist, dies

    John R. Burleigh 2d, civil rights activist, dies
    John R. Burleigh 2d, a civil rights activist who had been chairman of the employment committee of the Congress of Racial Equality and retired from the city housing authority, died July 9 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Hunting...
  • How to manufacture jobs

    How to manufacture jobs
    More than 20 percent of my Baltimore factory's sales are exports, and we want more. We ship to 35 countries; however, that is not good enough. Developing new markets to sell our sheet metal fabrications, wire baskets, and wire forms to new markets will...
  • John R. Burleigh 2d., civil rights activist, dies

    John R. Burleigh 2d., civil rights activist, dies
    John R. Burleigh 2d., a civil rights activist who had been chairman of the employment committee of the Congress of Racial Equality and retired from the city housing authority, died July 9 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime...
  • Primary election: Kamenetz in Baltimore County

    Primary election: Kamenetz in Baltimore County
    The job of leading Baltimore County government is not unlike running a major corporation. The sprawling county employs 25,000 and has an annual budget of $2.5 billion that would rank it in among the 800 biggest companies in the U.S., as well as a...