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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,...
  • U.S. Republican lawmakers say regulators treat insurers unfairly

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Republican lawmakers on Tuesday accused U.S. regulators of "disparate treatment" of nonbank financial firms that are currently being considered for tougher oversight. The lawmakers, led by Representative Scott Garrett of...
  • GE, IMI, buyout funds line up bids for Italy's Petrolvalves: sources

    LONDON (Reuters) - General Electric , UK engineer IMI and buyout funds CVC and First Reserve are preparing binding offers for Italian valve maker Petrolvalves, sources familiar with the situation said. Industry rival Emerson Electric Co , described by one...
  • Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal

    Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is providing $3 billion of financing for Burger King's planned takeover of Tim Hortons and will earn 9 percent annual interest on the investment. Berkshire is taking a preferred equity stake and won't be involved in...
  • Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...