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  • Bankruptcy doesn't have to be so messy for courts

    Bankruptcy courts are the mark of an advanced legal society. Think of the alternatives. Debt-slavery is inhumane. Debtors' prison is inefficient. And breaking a trader's bench and banning him from the market doesn't get anybody's assets back. But how...
  • When home improvement isn't an improvement

    When home improvement isn't an improvement
    Home improvement projects can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars, which means the stakes are high if something goes wrong. And things do. Maryland regulators received more than 4,400 complaints about home improvement contractors in the last...
  • Pilgrim's Pride makes offer to buy Hillshire Brands

    Pilgrim's Pride makes offer to buy Hillshire Brands
    Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has made an unsolicited bid to buy Chicago-based packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at nearly $5.7 billion plus debt, the latest shakeup in the food industry. Hillshire said it will review...
  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • Sony Pictures Imageworks moving L.A. headquarters to Vancouver

    In a further blow to Southern California's visual-effects industry, Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving its Los Angeles-area headquarters to Vancouver, Canada. The unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment said Thursday it was transferring the bulk of its...
  • Detroit's creditors want entire art museum collection to be fair game

    Creditors in Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy have engineered a new appraisal aimed at putting the Detroit Institute of Arts' entire collection in play as a possible chip to maximize the amount the city will be obligated to ante up for debt repayment....
  • Effects firm Sony Pictures Imageworks leaving L.A. area for Canada

    In a further blow to Southern California's visual-effects industry, Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving its Los Angeles-area headquarters to Canada. One of Hollywood's leading visual effects companies said Friday that it will move into a new facility...
  • Shelton Factory Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

    A Shelton manufacturer of latex foam mattresses and the rubber latex supplied to other mattress and pillow manufacturers has filed for bankruptcy protection as it restructures its debt. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy will not disrupt service to its customers,...
  • Social Security disability backlog in Md. among highest in nation

    Social Security disability backlog in Md. among highest in nation
    The Social Security Administration office that reviews disability claims for Central Maryland has the third-longest processing delay in the nation — a backlog that prompted a member of the state's congressional delegation on Monday to call for...
  • No way to avoid tax hit liquidating SEP IRA

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My daughter purchased a little house for me to live in when I retire. I'm hopefully going to retire within the next 24 months. The house is owner financed at 5 percent with balance of $35,000 due in July. I want to...
  • Don't liquidate retirements savings to buy house

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We are 66 years old and retired and are looking at buying or building a new home. We currently own our home, which we have lived in for 35 years. Which would be the best bet, financing or paying cash for the next...