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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • House plan would cut Senate income tax hike in half

    A budget plan moving through the House of Delegates calls for an income tax increase of less than half the size of the hike passed by the Senate last week and would spare taxpayers who make less than $100,000. A House committee approved amendments...
  • House panel would raise taxes-- but less than Senate

    A Maryland House committee voted Monday to raise income taxes — but by a significantly smaller amount than either Gov.Martin O'Malleyor the Senate has proposed. The House plan, backed by SpeakerMichael E. Busch, would spare taxpayers who make...
  • Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide
    There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
  • Monday Meltdown: Tiger's well-timed comeback and 'The Hunger Games' in your hands

    Monday Meltdown: Tiger's well-timed comeback and 'The Hunger Games' in your hands
    News Roundup  •••• "Angry Birds Space" did more than 10 million downloads in under three days. In my professional opinion, that’s a lot of flippin’ downloads. [@AngryBirds] •••• Some simultaneous...
  • Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore

    Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore
    Harry Potter fans, who have waited years for a wizard to transform his tales into digital form, can finally buy ebooks. J.K. Rowling's new website, Pottermore, began selling the ebooks this morning, with prices ranging from $7.99 for the first three in...
  • 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...