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  • We probably shouldn't attack Iran, but we shouldn't tell them that

    We probably shouldn't attack Iran, but we shouldn't tell them that
    Should we bomb Iran for plotting to blow up a Washington, D.C., restaurant in order to assassinate the Saudi ambassador? Probably not. Should Iran be worried that we might? Absolutely. And yet, within hours of the Justice Department charging...
  • Some taxpayers will be getting their refunds on a prepaid card

    Some taxpayers will be getting their refunds on a prepaid card
    Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is hawking a prepaid card. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian briefly offered a prepaid card before it was pulled off the market. Then earlier this month, the Treasury Department announced that it would allow some taxpayers to...
  • Playing chicken with the economy

    Playing chicken with the economy
    If you thought last month's battle over a budget deal was scary, just wait for what could be coming this summer as the nation creeps closer to reaching its self-imposed limit on government-issued debt. In a speech on Wall Street this week, House...
  • Small investors worry about debt-ceiling impasse

    Small investors worry about debt-ceiling impasse
    While politicians in Washington refuse to compromise on raising the debt ceiling, small investors are worrying about what a stalemate might mean to their life savings. Financial planners say they are having discussions regularly with clients about the...
  • William F. Weinstein, psychology professor, dies

    William F. Weinstein, psychology professor, dies
    William F. Weinstein, a retired psychology professor who was on the faculty of Catonsville Community College for more than three decades, died Sunday of heart and kidney disease at Transitions Health Care in Sykesville. He was 75. William Frederick...
  • Debt limit debate: Here's why it matters

    Debt limit debate: Here's why it matters
    There is a grave and gathering threat to the nation. It is not some shadowy foreign terrorist group or a runaway asteroid that threatens to destroy us. Unlike the plots of summer blockbusters, we are not menaced by evil wizards, mutants or rising armies...
  • Planned BWI-Cuba flights delayed until October

    Planned BWI-Cuba flights delayed until October
    Plans to begin weekly flights to Cuba from Baltimore have been pushed back to October because of lack of demand, the head of the travel company offering the service said Tuesday. The flights were to begin next month. William Hauf, president of Tampa,...
  • Rose Moss, worked with husband on their radio show

    Rose Moss, worked with husband on their radio show
    Rose Moss, who was the creative force behind her husband's radio show, "The Sam Moss Hour of Jewish Comedy and Pride," which aired for more than 30 years over WAYE and later WCBM radio, died Sunday of heart failure at Indian River Medical Center in Vero...
  • 50 years ago: School board buys Shucks Corner property for Harford Junior College

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 17, 1962: The board of education announced that it was purchasing Prospect Hill Farm at Shuck's Corner as a new site for Harford Junior College. The purchase price for the 204-acre farm was $204,...
  • BWI flights to Cuba to start in March

    BWI flights to Cuba to start in March
    A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses. But visitors shouldn't count...
  • Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill
    When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home. And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
  • Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba

    Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba
    It was undoubtedly exciting news: Baltimore would become one of the few spots in the U.S. offering flights to Cuba, a Communist nation largely off-limits to American travelers. But one critical item had been overlooked: the paperwork. The Florida travel...