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  • Howard commission readies recommendations for council, exec salaries

    A citizens' commission created to review the compensation levels of the county executive and council is close to making its final recommendations. After more than four months of meetings, in which commission members parsed budget information, examined...
  • Smaltimore takes off quickly in Canton

    Smaltimore takes off quickly in Canton
    To call Smaltimore, the Canton bar that replaced Lager's Pub in July, "busy" on a recent Sunday afternoon would be a severe understatement. Surrounded by almost all New York Giants fans — the rowdy type, as if there is any other kind — I took...
  • Orioles raise season-ticket prices slightly, expand variable-pricing system

    Orioles raise season-ticket prices slightly, expand variable-pricing system
    When Orioles season-ticket holders receive their renewal packages in the mail over the next few days, they will find slightly higher average ticket prices and an expanded version of the variable-pricing plan the club has used for single-game ticket...
  • Home sales in metro Baltimore rise 16.6 percent in August

    Home sales in metro Baltimore rise 16.6 percent in August
    Sales of homes in metro Baltimore jumped nearly 17 percent in August from a year earlier, with demand pushing up the month's sales prices to the highest levels since 2008, according to a report released Tuesday. The median price for a home sold last...
  • Don't clobber drivers

    Don't clobber drivers
    Drivers who buy their car insurance through the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund, the state's auto insurer of last resort, seem always to be the door mats of the State House, but that comparison might be too generous. Rugs get a little respect every...
  • Pricing recommendations for I-95 express toll lanes approved

    Pricing recommendations for I-95 express toll lanes approved
    Rush-hour commuters could pay nearly $5 a day in tolls to travel back and forth on a seven-mile stretch of express toll lanes set to open next year along Interstate 95 east and north of Baltimore, according to proposed pricing approved Thursday by the...
  • Sequester debate hides the cold facts of our budget crisis

    Sequester debate hides the cold facts of our budget crisis
    Federal deficits are too large, and mounting national debt threatens future generations. But as Democrats and Republicans squabble over the mandatory spending cuts known as sequestration that went into effect Friday night, they are failing to face the...
  • Some runners sweating higher marathon fees

    Some runners sweating higher marathon fees
    When Margaret Sherrod was in her 20s, she filled her weekends with 10k and other races, but in recent years she has cut back her competitive running schedule. The 58-year-old retired teacher from Millersville is still in great shape and runs regularly...
  • Demand for Baltimore-area homes increased in first half of the year

    Demand for Baltimore-area homes increased in first half of the year
    Baltimore's home market shifted this year, but a spike in interest rates may unsettle the balance again. "Back in the beginning of January … all of the buyers thought they were still in the buyer's market. Then, in the beginning of February,...
  • Corporate boards look to high-profile directors

    Corporate boards look to high-profile directors
    When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine. Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
  • Anne Arundel County gets settlement in prescription case

    Anne Arundel County gets settlement in prescription case
    The Anne Arundel County government is getting more than $300,000 as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit over prescription drug pricing. Anne Arundel's portion of the $82 million settlement is $365,886.26 and will go into the county's health...
  • Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B

    Cisco to buy Columbia's Sourcefire for $2.7B
    A marquee name in the technology industry said Tuesday that it is buying Columbia-based Sourcefire — a homegrown player in the hot cybersecurity field — for $2.7 billion cash. Cisco Systems wants to bolster its security offerings with...