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  • Van Hollen is right: Medicaid cuts hurt everyone

    Contrary to Robert Erlandson's letter ( "Van Hollen shows why it will be so hard to reduce the deficit," July 26), Rep. Chris Van Hollen's op-ed ("Medicaid cuts would hurt us all," July 25) correctly pointed out the consequences of cutting Medicaid. As...
  • In Baltimore, homes for $10,000 — and less

    In Baltimore, homes for $10,000 — and less
    Andrew Wells is hoping to buy a Baltimore home for around the cost of an old car: Less than $10,000. Turns out he's in good company. One of every 10 city homes sold during the first half of the year — about 275 in all — fell in that price...
  • A champagne-taste bride decides to rent some fabulous baubles for the big day

    A champagne-taste bride decides to rent some fabulous baubles for the big day
    One of the many benefits of receiving that long awaited engagement ring is the ease of daily accessorizing. I have always admired the girls who can effortlessly and flawlessly pair the perfect necklace/scarf/belt with a simple outfit, instantly...
  • Blame government, not BGE, for turning off the AC

    Blame government, not BGE, for turning off the AC
    Ratepayers are steamed at Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. for turning off air conditioners in thousands of homes on July 22, the hottest day in 75 years. Their outrage, however, is misdirected. Blame for this indoor heat wave lies with the government in...
  • New thinking for city finances

    City finances have long been under pressure, but the Great Recession and steady attacks on federal and state spending have compounded local financial difficulties. The National League of Cities' annual research brief, City Fiscal Conditions, documents...
  • T. Rowe Price increases its quarterly dividend

    T. Rowe Price Group increased its quarterly dividend to 34 cents per share, up from 31 cents, the Baltimore money manager announced Thursday. This is the 26th straight year that Price has increased its annual dividend since the company went public in...
  • Constellation $245M settlement for trading is largest ever

    The $245 million settlement that Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group agreed to pay is the largest of its kind to resolve allegations of market manipulation with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Details of the settlement emerged Monday, the...
  • Boutique brands

    Boutique brands
    The moment she spotted the suede purple-and-cobalt heels by Jeffrey Campbell, Lindsay Hall fell in love. When she learned that the shoe was designed in collaboration with Hampden boutique Ma Petite Shoe, the lure of exclusiveness sealed the deal. "I...
  • Home prices fell 6% in Baltimore area in October

    Nerve-wracking economic conditions and more stringent mortgage requirements helped push home sales in the Baltimore region to their lowest level for the month of October in at least 13 years, putting more downward pressure on prices. The average sale...
  • Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks

    Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks
    Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad. The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
  • McCormick seeks to make more overseas acquisitions

    McCormick seeks to make more overseas acquisitions
    Spice maker McCormick & Co. plans to make more acquisitions, especially in emerging markets in Eastern Europe and Asia, where sales are expected to account for 13 percent of the firm's overall revenue this year, the company's chief executive officer and...
  • Abingdon Wegmans prepared for September opening in Harford

    Abingdon Wegmans prepared for September opening in Harford
    It's almost here: Wegmans' 78th store will open Sept. 18 at the Boulevard at Box Hill in Abingdon, bright and early at 7 a.m. It will be the grocery giant's fourth store in Maryland — other store locations are in Frederick, Hunt Valley and Lanham...