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  • Industrial market booms in Baltimore

    Industrial market booms in Baltimore
    Work will begin Monday on a massive new warehouse in Aberdeen for which the developer has not signed a tenant. The 571,000-square-foot project at the Perryman Logistics Center is one of six new buildings Chesapeake Real Estate Group has in the works,...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality

    Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality
    I saw the state kill a man once. It was in Virginia, not Connecticut, but most people would have thought he had it coming. He'd assaulted a 61-year-old woman with an umbrella and slit her throat. The punishment, in the electric chair, was grotesque...
  • Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses

    Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses
    The rush to delay medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, North Palm Beach, Lake Clarke Shores and the village of Golf all have given...
  • Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations

    Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations
    The rush to delay or stop medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Coconut Creek and Lighthouse Point have given at least initial approval to moratoriums that...
  • Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot

    Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot
    The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino issues advocate and two brothers who own a popular bar and...
  • Will private industry follow Obama's lead on credit-card security?

    The Obama administration did its part to speed the switch to more secure credit cards Friday when the president signed an executive order requiring government agencies to start switching to the next generation of cards by January. How much effect this...
  • Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook

    Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook
    This year, Courant carriers – paperboys and girls -- shared their memories with us on Facebook, in email, in typewritten and handwritten letters. We thought we'd share them with you – they made us laugh, smile and even cry. John Chilicki,...
  • Ebola patient's family isolated by fear amid monitoring, confinement

    Neighbors watch the apartment door of the Liberian family whose relative died of Ebola, and if someone emerges, adult or child, they run. It doesn't matter that the man who died, Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, never stayed with the family here, having...
  • Nothing says Hawaii like shave ice

    "Come on, come on, we have to go-o-o-o!" I told my husband, Jay, as we took our last hurried steps down the 1,000 rail ties that line a trail at Koko Head District Park. It was our last day on Oahu, and we had to hit Uncle Clay's House of Pure Aloha,...
  • Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says

    Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says
    Lehigh Valley businesses continue to increase their hiring and spending expectations. The Lehigh Valley Purchasing and Employment Index, compiled by Bethlehem economist Kamran Afshar, maintained its gradual post-recession recovery in October, rising to...