| Aug 5, 2011
| 12:25 PM
James Hardy came by his independence early in life. At 12, he says, he moved out of his mother's house in Fort Wayne, Ind.
"I just wanted to make a better life, and I felt I could do better on my own than I was getting from her," he explained.
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The MLB trade deadline is less than two weeks away, and the Orioles have pulled one of their most valuable trade chips, shortstop J.J. Hardy, off the table. With a three-year extension, Hardy isn't likely to be dealt at the July 31 deadline. But the new...
| Sep 18, 2012
Buying a new car can be a joyous event. Before you leave the dealership, however, you'll find yourself in the finance office with a pitch for an extended warranty. Before you sign up, consider some expert advice.
"Extended warranties, offered at the time...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 6:19 PM
The Ravens filled their big-back void with one of the biggest enigmas in NFL history.
Ricky Williams, who is as powerful as he is offbeat, agreed to a two-year contract with the Ravens on Monday that has a maximum value of $4 million. The 34-year-old...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Delray Beach needs a new mayor, and two men say they're ready for the job.
Acting Mayor Tom Carney and former Planing and Zoning Chair Cary Glickstein are vying for the city's highest office in the March 12 election.
Both candidates list public...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a who's who in state politics.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:46 AM
President Barack Obama's jobs bill, a relatively modest effort given the risks the economy faces and the toll that extended joblessness has taken on American workers, is bogged down in a divided Congress and is about to get more so. Senate leaders are...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Florida insurance industry representatives know state lawmakers may not end up spending as much time on insurance issues during the legislative session that starts in January as they have in years past.
But some have a wish-list of changes they said...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 2:53 PM
A Republican state senator is criticizing the Malloy administration for failing to release documents outlining the agreement between the state and the Jackson Laboratory that intends to bring 300 jobs to Farmington.
Sen. Leonard Fasano, the second-...
| Oct 31, 2011
Jeff Smisek was a partner at a law firm in Houston in the mid-1990s when, during a business lunch, he was offered the opportunity to meet with Gordon Bethune, CEO of Continental Airlines.
He didn't know Bethune, but his sales instincts kicked in.
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:37 PM
The Orange County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on more than $10 million in John Wayne Airport contracts. Some are for regular services and others are for construction.
The largest contract is a $4.8-million agreement with Torrance-...