| May 4, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Mr. and Mrs. Evan Jones, ofSt. Petersburg, Fla., announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Lynn Jones, to Dean Bradford Layman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Layman, of Ellicott City.
Amanda L. Jones and Dean B. Layman
Mr. and Mrs. Evan...
| Oct 11, 2009
Over the years, I've asked a lot of men about their fathers-in-law: whether they get along with them, whether they play a significant role in their lives. These conversations took place over a beer, or on a fishing trip, maybe at an Orioles game. I...
| Feb 3, 2010
My final full day in office begins like my first -- full of hope for Baltimore City. I love this city and leave City Hall after 23 years in public service secure in the knowledge that Baltimore's best days are ahead. It has been a privilege to serve the...
| Jun 25, 2005
Neither was at the negotiating table, but New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and retiring Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson played a supporting role in Legg Mason Inc.'s $3.7 billion deal to swap businesses with...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I recently caught up with a group of teenage girls who had given up a week of summer vacation to learn about budgeting, credit and investing at a financial boot camp sponsored by the Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls, or FLOW, in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's looking like arrests are imminent in the LIBOR scandal, with U.S. and European investigators closing in on more than a dozen traders. For at least four years -- from 2005 to 2009 -- Barclays Bank, among, apparently, many others, intentionally...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Aimee Garcia gets nervous every time she is handed a script on the Showtime serial killer drama “Dexter.” Why? Because she never knows if it will be her last.
The Fenwick High School alum — who plays Jamie Batista, nanny to Dexter&...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Locally raised pork is rare in Southern California, but in a hilly grapefruit grove north of San Diego, fenced to exclude mountain lions, 14 tasty piglets luxuriate, fattening for sale at the Santa Monica farmers market. They're the dream or folly of...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Providing legal status to the country's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants would boost the U.S. economy and eradicate underground economies in cities such as Los Angeles, a panel of researchers, elected officials and a business tycoon said Monday. ...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims dropped sharply last week to 334,000, close to a five-year low, the Labor Department said Thursday.
The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits was down 24,000 from the previous week's revised...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:51 AM
WASHINGTON -- Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley will begin sending $247 million in payments on Friday to nearly a quarter-million people under a settlement of foreclosure-abuse allegations with regulators, the Federal Reserve said.
The two Wall Street...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Monsanto Co. said Thursday it will largely drop its bid to grow some of its genetically modified crops in Europe.
The world's largest seed-maker has nine pending applications with the European Commission, the executive body for the European Union. A...