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  • Phelps' decision on 2012 Games to have deep impact

    For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision. Maybe,...
  • Commercial cash

    It happens only rarely - a television show popular enough to anchor 85 million people to their sofas for an hour. But to the delight of advertisers, and General Electric Co.'s NBC, that's how many people are expected to tune in to the finale of the hit...
  • CEOs find that pay is now tied to results

    At first glance, Nolan D. Archibald might seem like a perfect example for critics of runaway executive pay. The chief executive of Black & Decker Corp. pulled in a base salary of nearly $1.5 million and a bonus of $3 million last year while...
  • Nipper Mania

    For fans around the world, Nipper is not just the RCA trademark, he's the lovable dog they never had.For Baltimoreans, Nipper is not just the lovable dog they never had, he's a colossal piece of urban bric-a-brac they nearly lost forever. Tomorrow,...
  • FAA certifies Boeing 787-9 with GE engines

    FAA certifies Boeing 787-9 with GE engines
    The FAA has certified Boeing Co's 787-9 Dreamliner for use with General Electric Co engines, clearing the way for first deliveries of the new aircraft with the U.S.-made engines expected later this month. The 787-9 is a larger version of the original...
  • A pastime pivot

    A pastime pivot
    Ed Darrah did not set out to become a needlework artist. Darrah joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945, when he was 17. The World War II veteran served for 3 1/2 years, mostly working in China to repatriate the Japanese out of China. Once he left the...
  • The DP List: Where to find great waffles on the Peninsula

    The DP List: Where to find great waffles on the Peninsula
    National Waffle Day is Sunday, Aug. 24. We know that at The DP List because we like waffles. What we didn't know was just how many types of waffles there are and the history of them. According to "Antique Electric Waffle Irons 1900-1960: A History of...
  • Lightening the price on LED bulbs

    Lightening the price on LED bulbs
    Is it time to worry, fellow humans, when the smartest bulb in the room is actually an LED bulb? The Philips Hue, which arrived in late 2012, remains among the smartest, most colorful and most expensive. Here are some alternatives, all app controlled. GE...
  • U.S. risk council takes next step in MetLife systemic review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. financial risk council has gathered enough evidence to decide whether insurer MetLife should be designated as a systemically important firm, a source familiar with the situation said. Closing the evidentiary record...
  • U.S. Ex-Im Bank backers pin hopes on temporary reauthorization

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Wednesday they hope the institution's charter will be extended temporarily while Congress hashes out a longer-term reauthorization of the bank, which some lawmakers are bent on...
  • Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The...
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bob Pepperney

    Mr. and Mrs. Bob Pepperney
    Bob and Helen Pepperney, of Sykesville, celebrated their 70th anniversary Aug. 2, 2014, with a gathering of friends and family at Martin's Westminster. The couple was married Aug. 2, 1944, at Nativity Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the Rev....