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  • Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland

    Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland
    Even as the housing market recovers nationwide, echoes of the mortgage lending crisis continue to reverberate in Maryland, home to the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate last month. One in every 527 housing units in the state was touched by a...
  • When the chickens came home to roost

     When the chickens came home to roost
    The chickens are out of feed. Before they can make a dash through the coop's open door, I hoist the round metal feeder from its hook and squat-walk backward until I can stand straight again. I turn my back on the flock, fill the feeder and crouch back...
  • CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments

    CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments
    The vast majority of people who bought health insurance through the state's new online marketplace chose plans offered by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the state's dominant insurer. Even more called the carrier and enrolled directly, according to data...
  • Convicted Allfirst trader seeks redemption hiring others

    Convicted Allfirst trader seeks redemption hiring others
    John M. Rusnak was preparing to open a ZIPS dry cleaning business in Pasadena when a job seeker walked in from a nearby drug recovery house. The applicant had little experience, was recovering from a heroin addiction and had a misdemeanor charge on his...
  • Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO

    Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street. In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
  • Steve Koonin Leaves Time Warner's Turner For Atlanta Hawks

    Steve Koonin, who as entertainment chief at Time Warner's Turner unit presided over a long run of growth at big cable networks like TNT, TBS, truTV and TCM, as well as a streak of aggressive, sometimes maverick promotional maneuvers, is leaving his post...
  • Billionaire Ukrainian industrialist indicted in Chicago on bribery charges

    Billionaire Ukrainian industrialist indicted in Chicago on bribery charges
    The sweeping federal indictment contained allegations all too familiar in Chicago, from greasing politicians with bribes in exchange for business licenses to disguising the payments as legitimate expenses and using threats and coercion to cover it all up....
  • Ukrainian billionaire issues video in Russian denying wrongdoing in alleged international bribery scheme

    Ukrainian billionaire issues video in Russian denying wrongdoing in alleged international bribery scheme
    One day after federal authorities in Chicago announced a sweeping indictment charging billionaire Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash in connection with an $18.5 million bribery scheme, Firtash posted a YouTube video calling his arrest politically...
  • California Assembly passes bill to require condom use in adult films

    California Assembly passes bill to require condom use in adult films
    A bill that would require condoms to be used in all adult films produced in California narrowly cleared the Assembly on Tuesday. Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton), the measure's author, said he sought to bring workplace safety standards,...
  • New Valeant bid for Botox maker Allergan 'disappointing,' analyst says

    New Valeant bid for Botox maker Allergan 'disappointing,' analyst says
    Valeant on Wednesday boosted its cash-stock offer to buy Irvine company and Botox maker Allergan to $58.30 a share, raising the cash portion by $10, in a deal now worth about $50 billion.  The Canadian company offered its second, improved bid in the...
  • Valeant hikes its takeover offer for Allergan

    For weeks, Valeant Pharmaceuticals had promised a better offer for Botox maker Allergan, but its renewed cash-and-stock offer fell flat with investors and analysts. After Irvine-based Allergan Inc. rejected a $46-billion offer earlier this month, the...