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  • Blockbuster to pay $2 million to settle discrimination suit

    Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle a lawsuit in which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused the retailer of subjecting female employees to sexual harassment, the agency's Baltimore office said Wednesday. The...
  • Fate of same-sex marriage bill rests with handful of delegates

    About a dozen members of the House of Delegates are believed to be undecided on Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland. They are the audience that activists on both sides most want to reach as they prepare to make...
  • Some in South Carroll believe fate of Kmart could influence Carrolltown redevelopment

    Some in South Carroll believe fate of Kmart could influence Carrolltown redevelopment
    This story has been updated to reflect that, on Dec. 29, Sears Holdings released a partial list of stores that will be closing. Eldersburg resident Ellen Dix admits that when she heard the news this week that Sears Holdings Corp. will close 100 to 120...
  • Analyze your Netflix usage with Feedflix: Consumer Website of the Week

    Analyze your Netflix usage with Feedflix: Consumer Website of the Week
    This one is an oldie but a goodie. In the past, we've featured FeedFlixs as a Consumer Website of the Week, but we're reprising it now for everyone infuriated over the new Netflix pricing scheme for streaming and at-home DVDs that the company recently...
  • Mamma's Cucina hoping Giant will help draw a bigger lunch crowd

    Mamma's Cucina hoping Giant will help draw a bigger lunch crowd
    When Chris Ilardo joined Mamma's Cucina as part owner and manager last fall, he never imagined that Giant would replace Fresh & Green's as anchor of the sleepy Greenspring Tower Shopping Center. Now, Ilardo and partner Joe Ptak are sitting pretty as...
  • The Times endorsed Duran; Duran just endorsed Shriver. Now what?

    The Times endorsed Duran; Duran just endorsed Shriver. Now what?
    It's interesting, if not entirely unexpected: West Hollywood Councilman John Duran, the third-place finisher in the June 3 primary race for county supervisor, endorsed former Santa Monica Councilman Bobby Shriver over former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in...
  • Facebook on its mood manipulation study: Another non-apology apology

    Facebook on its mood manipulation study: Another non-apology apology
    There may be no company on Earth more experienced at saying "we're sorry, but not really" than Facebook. The latest example concerns the company's now-infamous 2012 psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 unwitting users, which broke into public...
  • Family Video: No fade to black here

    Family Video: No fade to black here
    As the owner of the nation's largest video rental store chain, Keith Hoogland said his biggest challenge is the industry's image problem. "I'm trying to hire 2,000 people this year, and do people want to work at Family Video (when) they think the...
  • Gina M. Clayland, 53, of Taneytown

    Gina Marie Clayland, 53, of Taneytown, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 22, 2014, at home. Born July 9, 1960, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Samuel R. Clayland, of Taneytown, and the late Lucille Brocato Clayland. She was a chef at the Bachman...
  • Children entertained at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

    Children entertained at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem
    Parents looking to dine, shop, gamble or enjoy a show at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem no longer need to dial up a baby sitter. The complex has it covered. With Monday's opening of Kids Quest, a supervised children's entertainment center for ages 6...
  • One dead in New Jersey building collapse

    One person died and another was injured on Friday when a commercial building collapsed in southern New Jersey about 10 miles east of Philadelphia, according to local media reports. A former Blockbuster Video store in Cherry Hill, New Jersey was being...
  • 'Star Wars': Rian Johnson to Write, Direct Episode VIII

    While production just began on "Star Wars: Episode VII," Disney and Lucasfilm are already focusing on Episode VIII. Sources tell Variety that "Looper" director Rian Johnson is in talks to write and direct the next film in the popular series. Johnson is...