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  • The cost of free contraceptives

    Over the last few days, it has been interesting and almost comical to watch President Barack Obama handle the growing opposition regarding the decision of his administration to mandate coverage of contraceptives in the national health care reform...
  • CVS Caremark settles deceptive pricing charge for $5 million

    CVS Caremark settles deceptive pricing charge for $5 million
    The Federal Trade Commission announced that CVS Caremark Corp. agreed to pay $5 million to settle a complaint that it misinformed seniors about the price of certain Medicare Part D prescription drugs sold through CVS and Walgreens pharmacies. The...
  • Cadillac to take another shot at small luxury sedan leaders

    Cadillac hopes the third time's a charm. In yet another bid to unseat upscale German brands BMW and Mercedes-Benz, the luxury division of General Motors Co. unveiled its new ATS small sedan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The...
  • Residents to see increased 'flush tax' on property tax bills

    New on Marylanders tax bills this year will be an increase in the state's so-called "flush tax," which will double from $30 to $60 annually. That was part of Harford County Treasurer Kathryn Hewitt's overview of the tax assessment process she provided at...
  • Md. ratepayer advocate protests Constellation-Exelon merger

    Maryland's ratepayer advocate is objecting to Exelon Corp.'s proposed buyout of Constellation Energy Group, telling federal regulators that the combined company would have too much control of electricity prices on the grid that serves much of the Mid-...
  • Harim USA is highest bidder for Allen Family Foods assets

    An affiliate of a South Korean poultry firm was the winning bidder in a bankruptcy auction for the assets of Allen Family Foods, a Delaware company that employs hundreds on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Richard A. Robinson, an attorney representing Harim USA...
  • Compare prescription prices: Consumer Website of the Week

    Compare prescription prices: Consumer Website of the Week
    Pricing for prescription drugs definitely isn't transparent. Pharmacies don't post lists of the costs for the medicines they dispense, and they can differ widely, so if it can pay to shop around. This is important to consider whether or not you're using...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...