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  • Early surveys show robust sales increases on Black Friday

    Early surveys show robust sales increases on Black Friday
    Shoppers packed stores and spent money in record numbers on Black Friday, early surveys show, a phenomenon that analysts call a hopeful sign for the U.S economy after months of up-and-down consumer spending. Black Friday sales were up 6.6 percent over...
  • Students learn about Watson the computer

    Students learn about Watson the computer
    Digital Harbor High School was teeming with IBM employees preparing to educate middle-school students Wednesday morning about the supercomputer known as "Watson," made famous by its appearance on the TV show "Jeopardy!" IBM President and CEO Sam...
  • Garden paths

    Garden paths
    Online refer: For more garden photos, go to baltimoresun.com/travel. For more information on gardening, read Susan Reimer's blog at baltimoresun.com/gardenvariety When Cheval Opp retired from IBM, she knew exactly what she would do with her time....
  • Made (once again) in America

    Made (once again) in America
    When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn. NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
  • No air-conditioning, 'no rent'

    No air-conditioning, 'no rent'
    The heat wave may be over, but some residents of a north Baltimore apartment building are still hot about having no air conditioning for much of the summer. Now, they want to make management feel the heat. David Henry, a retired IBM worker, and his...
  • The job hunt gets social

    The job hunt gets social
    Gary Bacon spotted a Web designer job posting online several months ago and shot an email to a recruiter at Medifast Inc. But that was just the beginning. Bacon connected with a recruiter, Caitlin Goldstein, and the conversation moved to Twitter. They...
  • New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor

    New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor
    Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
  • Health exchanges: the missing piece

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently argued that a new health insurance exchange will help Maryland's small businesses more easily find affordable coverage ("Insurance exchanges will help Md.'s small businesses," July 28). The...
  • Skills gap is the cause of USA employment problems

    Charles Campbell, former senior vice-president of the Gulf Oil Corporation says in his letter to the editor ("Free trade destroying the American economy," Aug 23 ) that the American economy is languishing because jobs meant for the American people are now...
  • Editorial: A dozen years

    A dozen years ago, the Y2K bug recently had been defeated. A dozen years before that, Bill Clinton became one of an infamous few presidents to have faced impeachment proceedings. A dozen years before that IBM introduced a laptop computer that used 3.5-...
  • In reality, trade seldom free or fair

    In his letter ("Free trade does not kill jobs," Aug. 30), Thomas Jandl responded to my recent opinion piece in The Sun ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27) by questioning my analysis of our trade practices. He misunderstood the basis for the piece. His...
  • Comptroller accuses mayor of illegal $659,000 deal to purchase video phones

    Comptroller accuses mayor of illegal $659,000 deal to purchase video phones
    NOTE: To read an update to this story with a more complete response from the mayor's office, click here. Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt on Wednesday accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her former Information Technology Director Rico Singleton...