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  • T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride

    T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride
    Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city. The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart. "It all comes down to self-...
  • George Jones headed to Port Deposit

    A country legend is coming to Port Deposit this weekend, along with a free food and wine festival. George Jones will be performing at the Cecil County Food and Wine Festival at Marina Park on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. Starting the day of live...
  • How to find a real, live person for real customer service

    How to find a real, live person for real customer service
    This recorded message must be one of the biggest fibs a business makes to customers: "Your call is very important to us." If that's true, why not hire someone to answer the phone? Indeed, not being able to reach a live person is the No. 1 gripe about...
  • Warren Buffett is wrong

    Warren Buffett is wrong
    The United States tax code is so backward that billionaire investor Warren Buffett pays only 17 percent in income taxes, a rate even lower than that of his secretary. Or so he claims. While I have great respect for Mr. Buffett, and while I agree that...
  • Online sites optimized to make you spend: Frugal Dilemmas

    Online sites optimized to make you spend: Frugal Dilemmas
    We've talked before about subtle techniques restaurants and brick-and-mortar stores use to encourage you to open your wallet. Now let's discuss how online retailers nudge you toward buying. According to Vouchercodes.co.uk, pages that load swiftly, one-...
  • Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide
    There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
  • Internet sales tax? Not a winner with voters

    Taxes, taxes, and more taxes for the Maryland residents to pay is the only solution The Sun seems to endorse. Now The Sun is attacking Internet purchasing ("The digital divide," June 26) because on-line retailers do not charge sales taxes to customers...
  • Effort to tax online sales could cost Maryland jobs

    Your recent editorial advocating taxation of online sales ("The digital divide," June 26) understates the legal and practical difficulties of imposing such a tax. Far from being a "subsidy" or "tax exemption" for such sellers, the current law is based on...
  • Wine and cigars: Fights over direct shipment show who has the clout in Annapolis

    Wine and cigars: Fights over direct shipment show who has the clout in Annapolis
    Friday is a red letter day for Maryland residents who like their grapes crushed, fermented and bottled: For the first time in modern history, it is legal to have a bottle of wine, whether produced in Maryland or elsewhere, shipped directly to one's door....
  • Whining about revealing wine markups

    Whining about revealing wine markups
    Is anyone surprised that wine is sold at fancy restaurants at a markup? I'd say no. But some of the finest restaurants in the Netherlands are upset that an online retailer has published the prices they charge for the same bottles sold at a considerable...
  • The Interview: Jeremy Kugel

    The Interview: Jeremy Kugel
    Social shopping is the new trend in Internet commerce these days. Websites have sprouted up, promising great discounts if a certain number of people sign up to buy. Groupon and LivingSocial are some of the most prominent, but a small Maryland startup...
  • Under Armour poised for greater growth with new products

    Under Armour poised for greater growth with new products
    The Under Armour brand is poised for continued growth with a soon-to-be-released football cleat that's expected to drive footwear sales, as well as plans to keep expanding into international markets, executives told stockholders Tuesday. Consumers who...