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  • Showing your work

    The other day an intern on our copy desk spotted an odd duplication of words on a page proof. Checking the original text, I discovered that the copy editor responsible for it had made edits and had preserved all of the original text, including...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom

    Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom
    To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600. It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now. "I was willing to pay that for the great...
  • You don't need a college degree to have a successful career

    Excuses, accusations and explanations abound for why there are minority students who can graduate from high school but do not succeed in college ("Unequal outcomes," Aug. 19). Some of the many reasons I have read include inferior public school teachers,...
  • New website arms consumers with Internet tracking info

    New website arms consumers with Internet tracking info
    Does anybody like companies they don’t know tracking their Internet movements? If your among the “practically everybody” who doesn’t like this snooping, there’s a new site for you. RespectMyDNT.org (DNT means Do Not Track)...
  • Microsoft and Best Buy create store within a store

    Microsoft and Best Buy create store within a store
    Microsoft Corp. and Best Buy Co. are teaming up to create a store within a store. The Windows Store only at Best Buy, a new concept announced Thursday by the tech giant and the electronics retailer, will sell Windows-based PCs, tablets and accessories...
  • Comcast to roll out a new system to compete with Netflix, Apple TV

    Comcast to roll out a new system to compete with Netflix, Apple TV
    We have been talking about radical changes in the way we watch for TV for almost a decade now. And a lot of it has been wrong. Remember the buzz three years ago as to how 3-D was going to be in every home? Newsflash: ESPN announced last week that it...
  • Laurel Farmers Market quietly opens for the growing season

    Laurel Farmers Market quietly opens for the growing season
    The Laurel Board of Trade's Farmers Market opened for the season June 6 in the empty lot next to BB&T Bank on Main Street. The little-advertised "soft" opening of the weekly Thursday market only attracted three vendors, but Board of Trade officers...
  • NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate

    NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate
    You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review. You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
  • Kenny Rittenhouse Jazz Quartet to play Glenelg United Methodist [Lisbon Woodbine]

    The Glenelg United Methodist Church will be offering a free program entitled Java and Jazz at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, as part of the congregation's Community Concert Series. The concert will feature the Kenny Rittenhouse Jazz Quartet. Summer...
  • Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner

    Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner
    Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82. "Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
  • 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...