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  • Reich: European debt crisis proves Wall Street has learned nothing

    Reich: European debt crisis proves Wall Street has learned nothing
    It's impossible to know whether Occupy Wall Street will coalesce into a political movement, but there's little question Wall Street is still up to its old tricks. Right now the Street is dedicating all its lobbying power to water down regulations...
  • Lads love to get whiskers; Lad's love can help

    I overhead two teenage boys boasting about the many new whiskers that had sprouted on their faces during their summer vacation from school. I stopped short of chuckling out loud, though, because when I was their age I counted my whiskers, too. Although...
  • Just a thought

    Columbus Day came and went this week with little fanfare. Some folks were off for a Monday holiday; others had to work. It wasn't the focal point of a lot of celebration, pomp or public pageantry, though in some communities and in some places it is a...
  • Mass production of sugar killed taste for dessert wines

    The hunt for the sweet things in life dates back to antiquity. Mankind has used honey and tree syrups and dried fruits to boost the flavor and caloric value of their foodstuffs for millennia. Sweet dessert wines were once all the rage for a European...
  • Fresh Market opens in Dulaney Plaza: Round of parmesan in lieu of ribbon

    Fresh Market opens in Dulaney Plaza: Round of parmesan in lieu of ribbon
    To open the brand new Fresh Market gourmet grocery store in Dulaney Plaza on Aug. 24, company officials cut open a 75-pound round of Parmesan Reggiano, an Italian cheese made from 150 gallons of high quality milk. "Cracking of the Parmesan" is Fresh...
  • Ellicott City teenager arrested in suspected terror plot

    He was a 15-year-old high school honors student in Ellicott City when federal prosecutors say he went online to solicit money for a woman who called herself "Jihad Jane" and "Fatima LaRose." Authorities say that in Web postings two years ago, the youth...
  • Real Muslim leadership, not a terrorist's death, would be something to celebrate

    Real Muslim leadership, not a terrorist's death, would be something to celebrate
    Good riddance, Osama bin Laden. That's one less terrorist I, as a Muslim American, have to worry about ruining my life. But while people filled the streets in Times Square and Pennsylvania Avenue with joy Sunday night, I'm looking at myself in the...
  • Gates is right call out European allies on NATO

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates was right to call out our European allies for their lack of commitment to NATO and their over dependence on the defense forces of the USA ("Gates hits NATO allies hard," June 11). Anyone who has traveled to Western Europe...
  • Immigration: an American success story

    The nation recently received two contradictory signals about the importance of immigration reform. President Barack Obama stood near the Mexican border in El Paso last month and called (again) for immigration reform. The next week, Gallup released a...
  • Spacious Nail & Hair Care Spa joins shops at Shipley's Grant

    Spacious Nail & Hair Care Spa joins shops at Shipley's Grant
    Pampering takes the form of a “Quick pick-me-up,” “Mom’s morning out” or even “Queen for a day” at the new Nail & Hair Care Spa at Shipley’s Grant, in Ellicott City. The spacious 3,300-square-foot spa...
  • Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home

    Shore boutiques offer laid-back looks for home
    It's beach season! Time for a week, if you are lucky, on the coast to enjoy all that the Maryland and Delaware shores have to offer — including some really great shopping. With a built-in captive audience of second-home owners, the Mid-Atlantic...
  • Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard

    Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard
    The Greek parliament approved a $113 billion austerity package that had been demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund as a condition for receiving a $17 billion installment of the $160 billion "bailout" package negotiated last...