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  • Search traffic glancing at Xbox, still focused heavily on the Oklahoma tornado

    Search traffic glancing at Xbox, still focused heavily on the Oklahoma tornado
    Amazon's hosting service has been approved for government use, a formerly obscure math lecturer has received hard-won praise for an incredible accomplishment, and Oklahoma City is working to dig out from a devastating tornado. Welcome to your online...
  • Promises of more slush, horse racing and a rap battle

    Promises of more slush, horse racing and a rap battle
    Right now, Twitter and Google users around Baltimore are looking toward both a potentially slushy weekend and the new year beyond, according to those sites' metrics. Meanwhile, Philadelphia rappers Meek and Cassidy have continued their fake fight in...
  • Looking at WWE '13, seven weeks later

    Looking at WWE '13, seven weeks later
    WWE '13 has now been made available to the public for a month-and-a-half. Fans and gamers alike have been able to play, digest and dissect the title, compare it to previous releases and make a wish list for future releases. Creative director Cory...
  • Online buying surged for Black Friday -- will it for Cyber Monday?

    Online buying surged for Black Friday -- will it for Cyber Monday?
    Black Friday is a big day for brick-and-mortar retailers, as they hope to lure consumers in with "doorbuster" sales. But this year's Black Friday was also huge for online sales. ComScore is reporting that e-commerce sales for the Friday after...
  • Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?

    Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?
    Retail analysts reported a curious trend this Black Friday. On the traditional first shopping day of the Christmas season, the number of visits to malls, big box stores and other retailers increased, according to the analytics firm ShopperTrak, but the...
  • Marriage over telephone valid, Maryland court rules

    Noel Tshiani wasn't at his wedding — he listened by phone in another country to the ceremony in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to court records — but he's just as married as if he'd stood at his bride's side. And soon, he'll be...
  • Cyber Monday sales expected to beat last year's

    Cyber Monday sales expected to beat last year's
    If you were among the millions expected to shop online on Cyber Monday, you had a hand in bumping ecommerce sales over last year's, some preliminary data is showing. Though final statistics for the day's traffic and sales are not yet out, PayPal reported...
  • Book lovers descend on annual city festival

    Book lovers descend on annual city festival
    Mary Morton moved away from Baltimore earlier this year but returned on Sunday for the city's annual book festival. Morton, who now lives in Hagerstown, has attended almost every Baltimore Book Festival since its inception in 1996. The festival has...
  • Elkridge teenager publishes young adult fantasy novel

    Elkridge teenager publishes young adult fantasy novel
    Snapping her own picture for the author's portrait on the young adult fantasy novel "Cursed with Power," Lindsey Sablowski didn't notice the way half of her youthful face was brightly illuminated while the other half was deep in shadow. But Sigmund Freud...
  • Senate OKs online sales tax

    Senate OKs online sales tax
    The Senate voted Monday to allow states to assess a sales tax on purchases from Amazon.com, eBay and other online retailers in a bipartisan measure that would also reduce the increase planned for Maryland's gas tax. The bill, which passed 69-27, would...
  • Internet sales tax is good for Md. business

    Internet sales tax is good for Md. business
    Imagine you are a benevolent monarch and you have the power to institute a sales tax. (Even benevolent government has to be financed, after all.) Would you set one up that gave preference to sellers located outside your kingdom and penalized your own...
  • Romance mingles with social issues through Suzie Carr's novels

    Romance mingles with social issues through Suzie Carr's novels
    For romance writer Suzie Carr, inspiration comes from everyday life. Through her lesbian romance novels, she tackles topics such as adultery, temptation, bullying and coming of age. She says she hopes those themes resonate with her readers and bring...