| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:48 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2013
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...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:30 AM
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,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
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)...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:27 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
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...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:33 PM
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.
| May 25, 2013
| 11:44 AM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:09 AM
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...