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  • Business Highlights

    ___ RX for Baltimore economy: More residents with money to spend The fragility of Baltimore's economy was exposed by Freddie Gray's death from a spinal injury suffered while in police custody. The tragedy unleashed protests, looting and a widespread...
  • Half-baked objections: Why the FTC is wrong to block the Sysco-US Foods deal

    Half-baked objections: Why the FTC is wrong to block the Sysco-US Foods deal
    Almost everything you eat in a restaurant — from the salmon entree to the flour in the chocolate cake — is delivered to the kitchen via food distributors and specialty purveyors. In Chicago you drive past these big trucks and small vans...
  • 2 free compilations include excerpts from upcoming books

    Excerpts from upcoming books by Mitch Albom, Alice Hoffman and dozens of other authors are being featured in a pair of free online compilations. Beginning Wednesday, readers can download "Buzz Books 2015: Fall/Winter" and "Buzz Books 2015: Young Adult...
  • Kanye West won't star in Spike Lee movie, gets honorary Ph.D. instead

    Kanye West won't star in Spike Lee movie, gets honorary Ph.D. instead
    Spike Lee's new musical "Chiraq" is based on Aristophanes' Greek comedy "Lysistrata," but it will feature one fewer self-proclaimed deity than previously anticipated. Contrary to early reports, Kanye West's reps confirmed to Pitchfork that he would...
  • Delaware political aide turns suspense novelist

    One of Bryan Reardon's jobs in Gov. Tom Carper's office in 1994 was to write response letters to Delawareans who had reached out to the governor seeking help on one issue or another. "I was not a good writer when I started," Reardon admits. But the...
  • Recalls this week: toy police cars, recliners, safety gates

    More than 13,000 toy police cars have been recalled because a piece can detach and poses a choking hazard to children. Other recalled products this week include faulty safety gates and snow shovels. Here's a more detailed look: TOY VEHICLES DETAILS:...
  • Boss of Amazon Studios' TV-movie venture 'a little unconventional'

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. Amazon's reputation is button-down, from the shirts the top executives wear to the discipline with which they parrot corporate-speak about the company's products. Which is why Roy Price, who runs Amazon Studios, is a study in...
  • Dick Meyer: Marketing is everywhere � online, on the air, on your phone, on your coffee cup

    WASHINGTON I am an "at risk" adult. Without intervention, I might lose it. The trigger will be a random act of marketing. Maybe it will be a pop-up ad that I can't close; or one more telemarketing call at dinnertime; or a dumb ad on a coffee cup sleeve....
  • Freebie Friday: Free Sawgrass Mills coupon books, free RXs at Sam's Club

    Freebie Friday: Free Sawgrass Mills coupon books, free RXs at Sam's Club
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today's ginormous list includes an offer for two free coupon books at Sawgrass Mills valued at $20, free prescription drugs at Sam's Club and a coupon good at Bonefish Grill for $7 entrees and $10 off at Smokey Bones. Have a...
  • In open letter, female founders push for positive women-in-tech stories

    In open letter, female founders push for positive women-in-tech stories
    The dearth of women in leadership roles, the glass ceilings, the gender discrimination — Sukhinder Singh Cassidy had heard it all. As founder of online video shopping start-up Joyus, she was well aware of the biases against women and minorities in...
  • USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

    1. "14th Deadly Sin" by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 2. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. "The Heir" by Kiera Cass (Harper Teen) 4. "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster) 5. "Memory Man" by David Balducci...