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  • Romney and class warfare

    Romney and class warfare
    As the Republican presidential race moves to Nevada, land of roulette wheels, craps tables and slot machines, where dreams of quick riches are often broken, Mitt Romneycontinues to struggle with the political consequences of the millions he's made through...
  • Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president

    Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president
    The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
  • Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring

    Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring
    After more than 31/2 years of bitter legal conflict, the judge in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case said he would approve a plan to transfer ownership of the Chicago media company to a group of hedge funds and banks based in Los Angeles and New York. But...
  • Skeptical of Buffett and need for higher taxes

    First, I'm an 80-year-old living on Social Security, and I know all the tax loopholes need to be closed ("The Buffett Rule backlash," April 13). But isn't it correct that Warren Buffett owes the IRS a great deal of taxes for a number of years? Let's...
  • Buffett's claims about tax rates unproven

    In your editorial regarding the proposed tax increase for high-earners ("The Buffett Rule backlash," April 12)," you state that Warren Buffett's secretarial staff "were shown to pay a higher percentage of their income to the tax man than their billionaire...
  • Why fairness is essential for economic growth

    Why fairness is essential for economic growth
    Get ready for the tax wars. President Barack Obama wants to raise taxes on the rich, setting a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on millionaires (the so-called "Buffett Rule," named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who says it's unfair that he...
  • Advice is: Reject Buffett

    A proxy advisory firm recommended yesterday that Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group shareholders reject the company's $4.7 billion pending sale to Warren Buffett, raising another doubt about the takeover amid reports that Constellation favors an offer...
  • Constellation fights for deal

    Constellation fights for deal
    Nearly a year ago, Constellation Energy Group was fighting for its very existence as a credit crisis during the financial sector meltdown pushed the company to the verge of bankruptcy. On Monday, the Baltimore company faced a different fight: trying to...
  • CEG is reportedly nearing a deal with French firm

    Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group Inc. is nearing an agreement to sell to Electricite de France SA half of its nuclear-power business for $4.5 billion and terminate a planned takeover of the entire company by Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy...
  • French firm seeks nuclear business of Constellation

    French utility Electricite de France, rebuffed in its efforts to acquire Constellation Energy Group, is expected today to offer to buy 50 percent of Constellation's nuclear power business for nearly the same price that MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co....
  • Constellation offer: pot of gold or elusive rainbow?

    Like the Wizard of Oz, Electricite de France looked into the souls of everybody connected with Constellation Energy Group and offered to grant their greatest desires. To shareholders, it promised a higher stock price. To Constellation boss Mayo...
  • Constellation to lay off more than 800 workers

    Constellation Energy Group Inc. will lay off as much as 8 percent of its work force, or more than 800 people, mostly from the commodities trading division that propelled the company to the brink of bankruptcy this year and forced it into a proposed...