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  • Not-so-rich writers, not-so-elite hoops and not-so-wealthy Cypriots dominate the morning

    Not-so-rich writers, not-so-elite hoops and not-so-wealthy Cypriots dominate the morning
    Maryland has to settle for the NIT, Cyprus is thinking about taxing bank deposits, and it turns out that your Amazon bestseller won't actually make you rich. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 18, 2013. An author who managed...
  • Stephanie Verni's dream of being an author has a happy ending

    Stephanie Verni's dream of being an author has a happy ending
    As a self-described hopeless romantic, it’s no surprise that Ellicott City resident Stephanie Verni recently published a love story. Earlier this year, Verni, 47, added author to her already extensive résumé, which includes her current position...
  • UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats

    UM researchers mine data to uncover terrorist threats
    U.S. counterterrorism efforts monitor and sort vast databases of information for clues on potential plots. Now a team of University of Maryland researchers have used data-mining techniques employed by online giants like Google and Amazon.com to aid in the...
  • From Baltimore book seller to CIA

    From Baltimore book seller to CIA
    The life of an independent bookstore owner is perilous these days. Having to fend off deadly competition from giant Barnes & Noble, online merchants such as Amazon, and big box stores including Target and Walmart. Still, even with that cut-throat...
  • Edward Snowden reveals his reasoning, another GoT batch ends, and 3D printing goes mainstream

    Edward Snowden reveals his reasoning, another GoT batch ends, and 3D printing goes mainstream
    American citizens from both ends of the political spectrum are rallying behind a former Marylander who has come forward as the NSA whistleblower. Also, if you're bored by that whole "active citizenship" thing, you can watch Game of Thrones and then...
  • Best and worst gifts for teachers

    Best and worst gifts for teachers
    Every good teacher deserves a gift — rare tokens of appreciation for their hard work. But, Andrea Segovia, third-grade teacher at Ashburton Elementary School in Bethesda, was a little concerned when she unwrapped an expensive-looking necklace...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Cary Crocker finds his tiny photo subjects in nearby nature

    If someone asked you to describe the Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock region, how would you do so? Would you mention the main thoroughfares, such as Routes 32 and 99? Or perhaps the schools, the neighborhoods, and the Waverly Woods Village Center?...
  • Maryland companies show off wares at Natural Products Expo

    Maryland companies show off wares at Natural Products Expo
    Organic products and those without preservatives and harsh processing remain big business in the United States — with $81 billion in sales last year — despite a tough economy. Sales in stores, online and in practitioners' offices were up 7...
  • Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels

    Harford County library won't stock 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and sequels
    Three of the most popular books in America are being kept off the shelves of the Harford County Public Library system because administrators consider them to be pornographic. British author E.L. James' erotic trilogy about a steamy affair between an...
  • White Hall man writes book about cow farming

    White Hall man writes book about cow farming
    When Richard and Rozann Hansford moved from Timonium to White Hall in 1993, Rozann had a simple request. She wanted to look out over their 10 acres and see cows grazing on green pastures. Not just any cows. Rozann wanted to gaze upon brown ones. But...
  • Cheap Video Streaming Options

    Cheap Video Streaming Options
    There are two good deals today if you want to be able to stream content from your computer to your TV. First, Cowboom has refurbished Apple TV media centers for just $79 today.A more complete option is the PS3, which just lowered the price on the 160 GB...
  • Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools

    Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools
    Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves. They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...