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  • State of the Union: A presidential rerun

    State of the Union: A presidential rerun
    Summertime is usually when TV networks air repeats of shows we've already seen. In his State of the Union Address this week, the president got a five-month jump on the summer season by re-running a class-envy video he has broadcast more times than local...
  • Let's talk about the meaning of fairness

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama talked about Americans paying their fair share in taxes. For most of my life, I thought that I had a reasonably good idea about what "fair" means — except for that period when my children...
  • 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...
  • Staff Q&A: Who's your vote for person of the year?

    Staff Q&A: Who's your vote for person of the year?
    This week we asked our b staff and guests who was their pick for who ruled 2011.  T-Sizzle, founder of the nation's most prestigious university Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun Steve Jobs. Genius with huge technological and design impact on...
  • The Buffett Rule backlash

    The Buffett Rule backlash
    Critics of the so-called "Buffett Rule," President Barack Obama's proposal to impose a minimum income tax on the wealthy, would like to have their gilded cake and eat it, too. On the one hand, they contend that the proposal would have a minimal impact...
  • The downgrade and the aftershocks

    The downgrade and the aftershocks
    As Warren Buffett once observed, it takes about 20 years to build up a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. Last Friday's decision by Standard & Poor's to downgrade U.S. debt from AAA to AA+ was just that kind of hit — and the markets are showing...
  • Under the microscope

    Under the microscope
    Maryland's top energy regulator vowed a thorough review of the sale of Constellation Energy Group as state lawmakers grilled the company's executives about its management and the terms of a deal it struck to avoid a possible bankruptcy. Douglas Nazarian,...
  • Phelps' voyage

    Phelps' voyage
    Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
  • Millions may go to executives at CEG

    Constellation Energy Group, which narrowly avoided bankruptcy last year, negotiated a deal with France's largest utility ensuring senior managers would receive up to $32 million in long-term performance and retention incentives during the next two years....
  • 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...