| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:53 PM
There is something wonderfully nutty about the beginning of the National Football League season — that outrageously hyped and often appallingly violent national, made-for-TV gladiatorial pastime — and this year, Baltimore is knee-deep in it....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Sun's recent editorial, "Raise wages — no strings attached (Sept. 9), correctly debunks politicians' false linkage of the minimum wage with corporate taxation and observes that "uncertainty surrounding the federal sequester" makes the prospect...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace.
The amount of bandwidth used for...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:39 PM
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The first opportunity to buy tickets for three Eagles shows that will open the reinvigorated Forum in Inglewood in January begins Friday before they go on general sale on Sept. 28.
Those who ...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:20 AM
When Glen James found himself in front of a room full of reporters earlier this week, he used his time in the spotlight to thank others.
He thanked the people who look after him at a homeless shelter. He thanked “every pedestrian stranger”...
| Sep 29, 2013
The Bistro on Park Avenue has a lot of lines in the water: The Winter Park eatery is one part German restaurant with a hefty measure of New Orleans influence. Starters and desserts rock, but in between there are pitfalls.
Tucked off Park Avenue in the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Spoiler alert: There's a really good chance you'll get a gift card for Christmas.
That's not a news flash from the North Pole. It comes instead from the National Retail Federation, which estimated in a recent report that more than 80% of shoppers will...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Three American Express Co. subsidiaries have agreed to pay about $75 million in restitution and penalties for a variety of illegal practices involving hundreds of thousands of credit-card customers, regulators said Tuesday.
American Express Travel...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Stocks opened higher on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holiday.
Good news about the U.S. job market encouraged investors to bid up stock prices.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week by the most...
| Jan 5, 2014
Outriggers Tiki Bar and Grille in New Smyrna Beach has upped the ante for upscale-casual waterfront dining in east Volusia County. It's a diamond in the rough with lots of potential.
The restaurant is part of a multimillion-dollar marina project that...
| Jan 14, 2014
Imagine the Dodgers have just won the pennant and are going to play the Yankees in the World Series. But the rules have changed: All games will be played in Yankee Stadium. And there are new umpires, hired and paid by the Yankees. With rules like that,...