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  • Public emergency shelters stock with two weeks worth of survival items

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 21, 1963: Four designated public shelters were stocked 50 years ago with a two-week supply of survival items supplied by the civil defense director. Employees of Harford Memorial Hospital along...
  • Roland Park Civic League to hold public meeting about broadband

    Roland Park Civic League to hold public meeting about broadband
    The Roland Park Civic League has scheduled a public meeting March 14 to talk about options — or lack thereof — for broadband Internet connectivity in north Baltimore. "There is so little competition and we suffer in price because of that,"...
  • Trying to change minds in smart-meter debate

    Trying to change minds in smart-meter debate
    Concerns about utility smart meters are frequently dismissed as tinfoil-hat paranoia. But it's not so easy to dismiss Jonathan Libber. The Baltimore man delivers his arguments against the wireless devices in the calm manner of an attorney. He is, in...
  • Sinclair will buy four Cox Media TV stations for $99 million

    Sinclair will buy four Cox Media TV stations for $99 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy four small-market television stations owned by Cox Media Group for $99 million, the latest deal for Sinclair in a string of acquisitions over the past year and a half. The Hunt Valley TV station owner also...
  • France's Iliad challenges Sprint for control of T-Mobile

    PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - French telecommunications company Iliad SA ILD.PA has made a surprise offer for T-Mobile US Inc TMUS.N, setting up a potential bidding war with Sprint Corp S.N, the U.S. mobile carrier now controlled by Japan's Softbank Corp...
  • TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing

    TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing
    Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back this week after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel. "We prefer to reach...
  • House Republicans Investigate FCC Over Spectrum Auction Waiver to Obama Donor

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee is asking the FCC for information on how it decided to grant a waiver to a company controlled by a donor and fund raiser to President Obama's presidential campaigns. The focus is a July 23 waiver granted to Grain...
  • With France's Iliad, T-Mobile US takeover skips regulatory hurdles

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - French telecommunications company Iliad's surprise bid for U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc would face a far easier U.S. review process than the offer long expected from Sprint Corp , experts said. Iliad's bid, revealed on...
  • Dodger channel woes give Time Warner Cable revenue blues

    Dodger channel woes give Time Warner Cable revenue blues
    The SportsNet LA debacle is starting to affect Time Warner Cable's bottom line. Time Warner Cable lowered its revenue projections for 2014 Thursday because of its inability to distribute SportsNet LA, the new TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The...
  • Cash-strapped Kashkari gets creative in California governor's race

    SAN JOSE, Calif. As the summer wears on and the polls still show him far behind California Gov. Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari is running the most energetic and high-profile campaign for governor that money can't buy. In 2010, billionaire Republican...
  • U.S. regulator questions Verizon plan to slow data speeds for some

    U.S. regulator questions Verizon plan to slow data speeds for some
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. telecommunications regulator said on Wednesday he is "deeply troubled" by Verizon Communications Inc's plan to slow data downloads for some high-speed wireless customers remaining on the older unlimited data plans....
  • The Dodgers blackout is bad, but let's not make a federal case out of it

    The Dodgers blackout is bad, but let's not make a federal case out of it
    If you're a Dodgers fan — but not a subscriber to Time Warner Cable — then you've missed watching on TV most of the 108 games the team has played this year. In other words, you've missed more than half the season and all the highlights...