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  • You can buy insurance on your college-bound child

    You can buy peace-of-mind insurance for just about anything these days, from appliances and electronics to cruises and plane tickets. Yes, there's even a policy to protect your rather substantial investment in the 18-year-old who will be strolling onto a...
  • The trainwreck called Obamacare

    "I just see a huge trainwreck coming down." That's not a quote from one of our old editorials or from any of the other critics of what has become known as Obamacare. It's a quote from one of its key backers, one of its designers, one of its advocates...
  • A new plan for birth control coverage

    The Obama administration, trying to defuse one of the most contentious issues in its healthcare law, proposed Friday a new way to shield religiously affiliated organizations, such as hospitals and universities, from having to provide contraceptive...
  • McAuliffe invested with now-indicted Rhode Island estate planner

    Gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe was an investor with a Rhode Island estate planner who stands accused of committing fraud against ailing elderly people. His investment was made public when prosecutors in the case of Joseph A. Caramadre submitted...
  • Don't over-extend your warranty

    Don't over-extend your warranty
    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...
  • The end of the shuttle era signals beginning of SpaceX

    The end of the shuttle era signals beginning of SpaceX
    NASA's space shuttle Atlantis descended back to Earth from it's final mission to the International Space Station last week, bringing the 30-year government-run shuttle program to an end. NASA and the government will now rely upon private industry to...
  • Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits

    Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits
    Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases. The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
  • Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation

    Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation
    There may be hope for Twinkies after all: Hostess Brands Inc. and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall the company’s planned liquidation for the time being. At a bankruptcy court hearing Monday in New York, 82-year-old...
  • Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers

     Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers
    The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators. The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...
  • 1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement

    1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement
    The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice." In between, the arena has hosted the...
  • SS&C More Than Doubles Operating Income For Second Quarter

    SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. of Windsor more than doubled its operating income for the three-month period ending June 30 compared with the same period last year. Net income was $26.1 million, or 32 cents per share, for the second quarter compared...