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  • Social networks bear load as phone lines jammed after quake

    Social networks bear load as phone lines jammed after quake
    Moments after the Virginia earthquake hit Tuesday afternoon, Kafi D'Ambrosio tried calling her daughter's day care but couldn't get through. So instead, she turned to Facebook. The 38-year-old Hamilton resident posted a message on her day-care provider's...
  • Convergence festival brings Charles Village, Hopkins communities closer

    Convergence festival brings Charles Village, Hopkins communities closer
    There's nothing like a good block party to bring the neighbors together. In the case of the 7th annual Convergence Block Party on Sept 18, co-sponsored by Hopkins and the Charles Village Business Association, the neighbors were Johns Hopkins University...
  • Working on Wellness: How Howard County employers are making their workplaces healthier

    National health care reform is on the minds of Americans, and whether one agrees with the new laws or not, the debate continues to stimulate discussion on how Americans can be healthier. The bottom line? Being sick costs money — not just for the...
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Jacob Michael Seaman, 24, of the first block of Spesutia Road, who is being held at the Harford County Detention Center, was charged Friday with possession of a drug other than...
  • Businesses recognized by Howard County with Wellness awards

    Tower Federal Credit Union and Verizon Wireless, in North Laurel, received Innovations in Wellness awards from the Howard County Health Department's "Healthy Howard" program. The award recognized Tower's progressive "Wealth of Wellness" employee...
  • Two Maryland performers make the final 12 on Fox's 'The X Factor'

    Two Maryland performers make the final 12 on Fox's 'The X Factor'
    Two area Maryland performers made it to the final 12 on Simon Cowell's talent competition "The X Factor." They are 18-year-old Paige Elizabeth, of Perry Hall, and 20-year-old Marcus Canty, of Bowie. Read a Sun interview I did with Elizabeth two weeks...
  • Harford estimates board approves $2.2 million in IT, phone, copier contracts

    Harford County's Board of Estimates has approved several contracts, totaling more than $2.2 million, that were requested by the county's information and communication technology director, including one for more than $600,000 for copiers. About 140 black/...
  • Union protests Verizon deal, fears Baltimore will never get FiOS

    About 80 members of the Communications Workers of America protested at Baltimore City Hall Thursday against a deal between Verizon Wireless and cable companies that they said will hurt the city's chances of ever receiving the telecommuncation company's...
  • Under Armour ranked as 5th fastest-growing retailer in U.S.

    Under Armour ranked as 5th fastest-growing retailer in U.S.
    In a race to beat other retailers in sales growth, Under Armourmay not have won gold,  but the athletic apparel brand secured fifth place - not bad out of a field of 100. The Baltimore company was the fifth fastest growing retailer in the U.S. last year,...
  • Why I have a headache behind my right eye

     
    This is not a food post. If you feel this blog should just be about restaurants, please don't get angry. Just skip this and read the next post, which has a lot of food and drink in it. Thank you.Faithful......
  • Baltimore Sun mobile text alerts FAQ

    Mobile Alerts 1. What are Mobile alerts? Mobile alerts are text messages you receive on your mobile phone or PDA. For Breaking News alerts, text NEWS to 70701 For Business alerts, text BUSINESS to 70701 For Deals alerts, text DEALS to 70701 For...
  • Carriers need to reveal more about data throttling, group says

    Carriers need to reveal more about data throttling, group says
    Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are not providing consumers with enough information about their data-throttling practices as required by a regulatory rule, according to a consumer group. Public Knowledge said the four companies are violating...