| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:38 PM
University of Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said she was heartbroken that a chemotherapy drug used to treat her 3-year-old son, Tyler, for leukemia was in short supply and possibly unavailable.
When she discovered that some companies...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:30 PM
New Year’s Eve comes just once a year — and even less often on a Saturday night. For Baltimore-area restaurants, that’s a very good thing.
One in five Americans is planning to dine out this New Year’s Eve, according to a recent...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he wants Maryland to be a "national leader" in health care reform. Sometimes it's good to be a leader, but sometimes being a leader means you are the first to make costly mistakes. Following the lead of other states in...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:11 AM
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.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:47 AM
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.
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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-...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:45 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:30 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:25 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to apply Maryland's 6 percent sales tax to gasoline, a change that at current prices would add 18 cents a gallon to the cost at the pump.
The increase — to be phased in over three years —would be on top of the 23....