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  • T. Rowe Price opens second fund focused on Asia

    T. Rowe Price opens second fund focused on Asia
    Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price announced Wednesday it has started a new fund focused on companies located in Asia to match investor interest in the increasingly important economic region. The new Asia Opportunities Fund will pick companies...
  • Inequality is the new norm in America [Commentary]

    Inequality is the new norm in America [Commentary]
    Inequality is replacing the American dream, because the U.S. economy — thanks to Washington's mismanagement — is underperforming. America still produces one fifth of the world's goods and services, but it accounts for a much smaller share of...
  • Maryland's largest casino bets heavily on Asian community

    Rising at the center of the sprawling casino floor at Maryland Live at Arundel Mills — a prime piece of money-making real estate, if there ever was one — aren't shiny new slot machines or table games. Instead, an Asian-themed eatery is...
  • Sorry. Winter isn't killing the stink bugs

    Sorry. Winter isn't killing the stink bugs
    If you were hoping that this winter's freezing temperatures had sent the hated stink bugs packing, you are out of luck. Turns out, they have the good sense to come in from the cold. "I would be nice to think that winter killed them," said Stanton Gill...
  • Schooling Representative Ryan

    The Inner city: Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin had to defend himself this week from accusations of racism.  The accusations were prompted by this statement in an interview: "We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular,...
  • Author Mohsin Hamid on 'How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia'

    Author Mohsin Hamid on 'How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia'
    The author Mohsin Hamid has a home in Pakistan and spent nearly two decades studying and working in the United States. He's 42 now, and he thinks of himself as living almost "between" countries. "I've lived half my life in America and Europe, and half...
  • OrchKids lifts children up musically and academically

    OrchKids lifts children up musically and academically
    The sound of 150 children playing instruments — the violin, the trumpet, the oboe, the harp — spills out of every classroom, remarkably transforming an elementary school in a raggedy neighborhood of West Baltimore into a music conservatory....
  • Harford County Best of Dining 2013

    Harford County Best of Dining 2013
    Alfresco Tidewater Grille 300 Franklin St., Havre de Grace 410-939-3313, thetidewatergrille.com Honorable mention MacGregor’s Restaurant The Lodge Ambiance The Vineyard Wine Bar 142 N. Washington St., Havre de Grace 443-502-2551, vineyardwinebar....
  • The Duck Dynasts

    In the recent kerfuffle over the remarks of Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty, one salient fact has not been much remarked on: What he has been excoriated for saying used to be mainstream. What he said, that homosexuality is sinful and abhorrent, and...
  • Unraveling a family history leads to Laurel war hero

    Unraveling a family history leads to Laurel war hero
    It started as idle chatter on the beach. My family was vacationing with old friends we've known since our Laurel High School days in the early 1970s, Richard and Denise Pond. Rich was talking about his father, Clayton Pond, an American Indian and World...
  • Eggs of destructive Asian moth species found on ship in Baltimore port

    Eggs of destructive Asian moth species found on ship in Baltimore port
    The eggs of a destructive foreign moth species that "poses a significant threat to our nation's forests and urban landscapes" were found aboard a carrier ship docked in Baltimore in mid-September, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday....
  • Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets

    Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets
    Priya DasSarma's childhood memories of celebrating Diwali in India are bright and happy, filled with firecrackers, lanterns and many, many sweets. The Ellicott City resident's family moved around when she was a child, bouncing between India, Europe...