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  • A level playing field for jobs

    A level playing field for jobs
    President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
  • The secret of foreign aid

    The secret of foreign aid
    As Congress redoubles its efforts to cut expenditures from the federal budget, many worthy programs face the chopping block. Austerity means fewer federal highway projects, after-school programs and Social Security cost-of-living increases. Yet, some...
  • Jody Landers receives endorsement from Blue Man

    Jody Landers receives endorsement from Blue Man
    I was all ready this weekend to pull together a diatribe complaining about just how tepid the marketing for the mayoral election has been. But then I saw the above photo. With the exception of Otis Rolley's polished branding campaign, everyone else in...
  • The have-littles and the have-nots

    The have-littles and the have-nots
    Hey, did you hear the joke about the world leader who had the answer to the global economic crisis? Well, there you go -- now you have. Remember the old days, when leaders of developed nations would hold summits to decide how to solve the plight of the...
  • Wheel Road to see more Verizon facility relocations

    Another portion of Wheel Road near Bel Air will soon be affected by the relocation of Verizon facilities. At their meeting July 12, members of the Harford County Board of Estimates approved a contract of $186,726 with Verizon to relocate poles and...
  • A future for copy editors

    Last week Steve Buttry posted an article at The Buttry Diary on the ways in which copy editing, if it is to survive, must change from copy editors' accustomed attitudes and practices. I urge you to read it; no, I implore you to read it. Mr. Buttry, though...
  • EduSerc gives students a taste of careers

    Career development trainer Brian Smith knows that finding a job requires more than excellent job skills. It also requires a job seeker to excel in applying for and interviewing for positions. Smith seeks to get them back on track with career...
  • Out of history: Md. pages lament program's end

    Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it. The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
  • Budgeting is a drag, but online personal financial management sites make the chore easier

    Online budgeting sites aim to take the tedium out of money management, and the latest entry even tries to make a game of it with cash prizes. Budgeting is such a turnoff that some financial professionals won't even use the term with clients. But some...
  • Want an app? There could be a tax for that

    Want an app? There could be a tax for that
    That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The bill is part of a...
  • Microsoft kicks off E3 expo with celebrity cameos and trailers galore

    Microsoft kicks off E3 expo with celebrity cameos and trailers galore
    Microsoft led off the lineup of developers and publishers who will be showcasing everything new in digital entertainment at this week’s E3expo in Los Angeles. While the news out of Redmond was very heavy on the Xbox’s capabilities as a...
  • Can the Xbox become an all-inclusive home entertainment device?

    Can the Xbox become an all-inclusive home entertainment device?
    Microsoft thinks consumers aren’t viewing their favorite games, movies and television shows on enough screens.   That’s the premise behind “SmartGlass,” a feature debuting later this year that is designed to enhance the...