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Baltimore Sun Buys Annapolis, Westminster Papers Among Others

Baltimore Sun Buys Annapolis, Westminster Papers Among Others

The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday that it has purchased newspapers based in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties.
NeighborCare Closes 5 Pharmacies in Maryland

NeighborCare Closes 5 Pharmacies in Maryland

Prescriptions were transferred to another pharmacy.
Cub Scouts Tour Tomlin Technology

Cub Scouts Tour Tomlin Technology

Westminster-based IT company Tomlin Technology recently hosted a night of computer demonstrations and education for local second grade Cub Scout Pack 631
Jerry Seinfeld Weighs in on Naked Fight Among Clothiers

Jerry Seinfeld Weighs in on Naked Fight Among Clothiers

Men's Wearhouse is trying to buy Maryland-based Jos. A Bank Clothiers. Actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has some thoughts to share on the battle.
Radio Shack Closing 500 Stores, According to Report

Radio Shack Closing 500 Stores, According to Report

Funny turn from '80s branding on Sunday followed by Wall Street Journal report of big cuts in storefronts Tuesday.
BGE Offers Help for Skyrocketing Utility Bills

BGE Offers Help for Skyrocketing Utility Bills

Some BGE utility customers can spread their payments over a year to ease the affects of this brutally cold winter.
Johns Hopkins Team Creating Zerocoin to Compete with Bitcoin

Johns Hopkins Team Creating Zerocoin to Compete with Bitcoin

A team at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is working to create a digital currency system that is totally anonymous. The idea was spurred by problems with Bitcoin.
Maryland Zumiez Stores Closed for a Day to Remember Shooting Victims

Maryland Zumiez Stores Closed for a Day to Remember Shooting Victims

The Zumiez skate shops around Maryland closed early Wednesday to remember two coworkers killed Saturday at The Mall in Columbia. A vigil at the Columbia store will be held Thursday night.
Naked Fight Among Clothiers: Jos. A Bank v. Men's Wearhouse

Naked Fight Among Clothiers: Jos. A Bank v. Men's Wearhouse

Men's Wearhouse is continuing its bid to buy Maryland-based Jos. A Bank Clothiers. The offer has climbed over $1 billion.
Maryland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Maryland Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Maryland's unemployment rate continues to remain below the national rate, as the overall jobless rate fell in December.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Ditch the Rum Raisin, Yuengling's Black and Tan Ice Cream Now Available

Ditch the Rum Raisin, Yuengling's Black and Tan Ice Cream Now Available

Yuengling's Ice Cream will soon be in Maryland's Acme and Weis grocery stores.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Giant Food Stores Recalling Velveeta Skillet Meals

Giant Food Stores Recalling Velveeta Skillet Meals

Giant Food is voluntarily recalling Velveeta Cheesy Skillet Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac because it contains an allergen. Do you have the affected UPC code?
Target Kicks Part-Timers Off Healthcare Plan

Target Kicks Part-Timers Off Healthcare Plan

The country's second-largest retailer said it will give workers $500 to help find a plan under Obamacare's coverage exchanges.
Data Manager, Hostess, Custodian: Job Openings in Westminster

Data Manager, Hostess, Custodian: Job Openings in Westminster

Find a job in Westminster.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.