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  • Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year

    Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year
    E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year. Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
  • Baltimore firm files shareholder lawsuit against REIT merger

    Baltimore firm files shareholder lawsuit against REIT merger
    A Baltimore law firm said Monday that it filed a shareholder lawsuit against Cole Real Estate Investments Inc., claiming that the Phoenix-based company agreed to sell itself for less than its value. Cole agreed last month to be acquired by American...
  • City to study ways to improve Baltimore's economic and business climate

    City to study ways to improve Baltimore's economic and business climate
    The Baltimore Development Corp. will pay a Texas-based consultant up to $167,500 to develop a strategy for the city to improve its economic and business climate, the mayor's office announced Tuesday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the effort is...
  • Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax

    Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax
    A broad coalition of taxi, limousine and for-hire sedan companies in Baltimore say they will refuse to pay a new city tax of 25 cents per passenger in what they are calling a collective act of civil disobedience. The first payments under the new tax, for...
  • Business and the governor's race

    Business and the governor's race
    Though the three Democrats and three Republicans considered the top contenders to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley disagree about plenty, they are unanimous in their opinion about one thing: Maryland's business climate needs improving. Del. Heather Mizeur,...
  • Retirement community, houses planned for 152 acres near Bel Air

    Retirement community, houses planned for 152 acres near Bel Air
    A continuing care retirement community with as many as 700 living units and another 120-160 single family homes are being proposed for what is one the few large undeveloped properties left on the east side of Bel Air. According to a concept plan filed...
  • Advocates line up in defense of Maryland taxes

    Advocates line up in defense of Maryland taxes
    Sensing an election-year push to cut taxes in Maryland, advocates of environmental, health and social service programs are plotting to ensure that that doesn't happen. The call by some politicians to repeal a stormwater fee, cut the corporate tax rate...
  • Men's Wearhouse rejects Jos. A. Bank's latest bid

    Men's Wearhouse rejects Jos. A. Bank's latest bid
    Men's Wearhouse rejected Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.'s latest effort to acquire it, denying the Hampstead-based retailer's request to review nonpublic company information. The board of Houston-based Men's Wearhouse decided that providing such access is...
  • Men's Wearhouse wants to buy Jos. A. Bank for $1.2 billion

    Men's Wearhouse wants to buy Jos. A. Bank for $1.2 billion
    Men's Wearhouse suddenly likes the way Jos. A. Bank Clothiers looks. Under pressure from its shareholders after rejecting a takeover by Jos. A. Bank, Men's Wearhouse turned the tables Tuesday, proposing to buy its smaller rival for $1.2 billion. The...
  • Common Core could boost skills of future American work force [Letter]

    This responds to the Oct. 17 letter by Chris Jones. "Dump the 'New Coke' educational reforms and bring back the classic." Has Mr. Jones read the new State Standards for English Language Arts and State Standards for Mathematics?" Has he compared them...
  • Legg Mason to lay off 20 as part of restructuring of audit functions

    Legg Mason to lay off 20 as part of restructuring of audit functions
    Legg Mason Inc. will be laying off about 20 people in its auditing department in Baltimore at the end of the year. The Baltimore-based money manager plans to maintain a small auditing team whose work will be supplemented by a large accounting firm, the...
  • More doctors accused of putting unnecessary stents in patients

    A Towson law firm has accused eight more doctors of playing a role in implanting unnecessary heart stents in patients at St. Joseph Medical Center, where cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei was accused of performing the procedure in hundreds of patients who didn'...