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  • Beware of scams claiming to raise money for victims of Bostom marathon bombing

    Beware of scams claiming to raise money for victims of Bostom marathon bombing
    Americans' hearts going out to the victims of the marathon bombing in Boston, which means, of course, con artists will have to take advantage of that. The Federal Trade Commission is warning people to be leery of charity solicitations from telemarketers....
  • Laurel-based Tower FCU wins Trailblazer marketing award

    Laurel-based Tower FCU wins Trailblazer marketing award
    Tower Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Laurel, received the Trailblazer Award for Excellence in Marketing and Communication for Best Overall Marketing Campaign from the Maryland and D.C. Credit Union Association. Tower won first place among credit...
  • After Camden Yards assault, Orioles fans speak out

    After Camden Yards assault, Orioles fans speak out
    In the aftermath of a Camden Yards fight that left a Maryland man with severe head injuries, Orioles fans have turned to radio talk shows, Twitter, Facebook and office watercoolers to express their outrage. The alleged assault of lifelong Yankees fan...
  • Junella Spencer celebration aids Shepherd's Staff

    A "Celebration of Junella Spencer's Life," honoring the longtime volunteer who aided Shepherd's Staff and other nonprofits in the county, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Greene Turtle Westminster, 830 Market St., Westminster...
  • Small businesses facing the coming shopping season

    Small businesses facing the coming shopping season
    The Black Friday shopping weekend last year brought sales that surpassed expectations at Sports Card Heroes on Main Street. With a new location across the street, owner Rick Currence is looking forward to the 2012 holiday season, hopeful sales will...
  • Jos. A. Bank Clothiers CEO unveils strategy to reverse sales slowdown

    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers CEO unveils strategy to reverse sales slowdown
    Regular customers of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers are shopping in the chain's stores less often than usual. And this year, consumers have bought fewer items at lower prices than in the past, leading to a sharp drop in first quarter profits for the men's apparel...
  • At 30, Charlestown Retirement Community comes of age

    At 30, Charlestown Retirement Community comes of age
    Engelina van Opstal remembers having a problem with the air conditioning in her apartment at Charlestown Retirement Community and calling for someone to come repair it. "John came," van Opstal recalled Thursday, "and he got it working." That would...
  • Maryland gained 14,000 jobs in Oct.; unemployment fell

    Maryland gained 14,000 jobs in Oct.; unemployment fell
    Maryland employers turned in a third consecutive month of job growth with a large gain of 14,000 positions in October, the federal government said Tuesday — a much better trend after five months of losses. The state's unemployment rate improved...
  • Program gets kids off the couch and into the tent

    Long before Karoline Hurd became involved with the Great American Backyard Campout, she and her young children would pitch tents and make s'mores behind the family's suburban home. "That's not the norm anymore," said Hurd, the senior manager of...
  • Shopping for electricity just a PointClickSwitch away

    Shopping for electricity just a PointClickSwitch away
    Whenever Allyn Simon thought she needed to get a better deal on her electricity bill, she would visit various Maryland energy suppliers' websites, take notes and sometimes call customer service. The process could take hours. But the 56-year-old North...
  • Move to Big Ten a defining one for University of Maryland president Wallace Loh

    Move to Big Ten a defining one for University of Maryland president Wallace Loh
    In his first 2 1/2 years as president at the University of Maryland, Wallace Loh oversaw sweeping changes to the leadership of his athletic department and confronted the pain of cutting teams to patch gaping budget holes. But he had never steered...
  • Harford school system ponders leasing space along Route 24 corridor [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated June 16, 1988: Deputy Superintendent for Harford Schools Alden Halsey said school system leaders could start looking at leasing space in area churches or elsewhere along the Route 24 corridor as early as 1989. "I don't like to...