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  • Consumer advocates want affidavits pulled in Md. debt-collection cases

    The University of Maryland School of Law's consumer-protection clinic is trying to get key documents stricken from potentially hundreds of debt-collection cases over an issue more commonly thought of as a foreclosure problem — robo-signing. Midland...
  • The Edge: U2, Bono have not evaded taxes

    The recent letter to the editor entitled, "Senator Cardin's affection for Bono's foundation is indefensible," (July 7) by Simon Moroney contains so many inaccuracies that it is pointless to attempt to correct them all. But the most serious inaccuracy...
  • Elly Wierda, Dutch Resistance fighter, dies

    Elly Wierda, a volunteer who was a member of the Dutch Resistance during World War II, died July 7 of cancer at her Rock Hall home. She was 88. Born Elly Klein Bog, the daughter of a wealthy textile company owner and a homemaker, she was raised in...
  • Stopping thieves before they steal your child's identity

    As concern grows over child identity theft, Maryland is considering legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to protect a youngster's credit report. Minors aren't supposed to have such reports because they're too young to get credit....
  • 50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away

    50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away
    On a snowy night 50 years ago, University of Maryland senior Janet Holland tuned in to the CBS Evening News not expecting to hear a report on her hometown of Ocean City. "Walter Cronkite basically indicated the city was washing away," she recalled. A...
  • Thomson Reuters list of top 100 hospitals

    Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
  • Hopefully, someone might learn something

    In a New Yorker cartoon from thirty years ago, a man turns to another in a bar and asks belligerently, "Hopefullywise? Did I understand you to say hopefullywise?" There you have the hopefully brouhaha encapsulated. The Wrong People, the sloppy, trendy...
  • At Laurel Mill Playhouse, 'Brides' wedded to comedy

    At Laurel Mill Playhouse, 'Brides' wedded to comedy
    "Brides of March," which opened at Laurel Mill Playhouse last weekend, has nothing to do with the free spirits who began parading the streets of San Francisco wearing variations of the traditional Western white wedding dress some 13 years ago — an...
  • Consumer agency to review mandatory arbitration in financial services

    Finally, a spotlight will be shone on a widespread business practice that forces unhappy customers to settle disputes through binding arbitration — rather than by telling their story in court. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now is seeking...
  • Baltimore police struggle to close murders with few talking

    Baltimore police struggle to close murders with few talking
    Angela Holland seems to know just about everyone in her North Baltimore neighborhood. She jokes with a guy hanging out of the window of an apartment high-rise. She consoles the deli counter man at the East 25th Street corner store, who's distraught about...
  • Linda W. Conner

    Linda W. Conner
    Linda W. Conner, a popular educator who had taught at Friends School and Jemicy School in Owings Mills, died Sunday of breast cancer at her Towson home. She was 50. Linda Wright was born at what is now the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia and...
  • Georgetown East Elementary receives new instruments

    Georgetown East Elementary receives new instruments
    Taymeko Matthews' eyes lit up when she saw the collection of music instruments on the Georgetown East Elementary School stage. Someone placed a violin in the fourth-grader's hands, and it was as if holiday season had descended earlier than usual. "It was...