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  • Shutdown halts do-not-call list. Can you sue a telemarketer?

    Shutdown halts do-not-call list. Can you sue a telemarketer?
    The government shutdown has caught the Federal Trade Commission in its cold embrace, and that means the do-not-call list is on the fritz. Telemarketers have free rein to call people. Robin thus asks a timely question: Can you sue a telemarketer? And...
  • USDA improperly pays millions to dead farmers, audit finds

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has improperly paid millions of dollars in aid to thousands of farmers after they have died, according to a government audit. An inspection of the department's crop insurance, disaster assistance and conservation...
  • Unwanted catalogs: Getting off all those mailing lists

    Tammie, like many people, receives catalogs she doesn't want. Lots of them. She wants to know: How did these guys find her? And what can she do to get rid of them? Finding people is the easy part. Marketers routinely buy and sell mailing lists....
  • Does Lululemon hate plus-size shoppers?

    Does Lululemon hate plus-size shoppers?
    Industry insiders are accusing Lululemon Athletica of neglecting plus-size shoppers. According to some former employees and consumer advocates,  Lululemon actively deters plus-size women by not prominently displaying yoga pants in sizes 10 and up. (We...
  • Kelley Shanley, president, Broward Center for the Performing Arts

    Kelley Shanley, president, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
    Last week: Madison Square Garden Co. said it is paying $125 million to create a new joint venture with artist management giant Irving Azoff. The new partnership will manage artists, develop digital media, produce television, and own music-publishing...
  • Obama talks real estate with Zillow

    President Obama paused on his trip through Los Angeles on Wednesday to sit for wide-ranging questions on housing and mortgage finance policy. But the live-streamed discussion was less notable for the content — the president broke little news,...
  • FCC to consider limiting costs of prison phone calls

    FCC to consider limiting costs of prison phone calls
    When Alicia and Eric's son was arrested nearly 2,000 miles from their Southern California home, they sat by the phone, waiting to hear from him. It finally rang, and soon became their lifeline; it was how they learned he was fine and how they received...
  • Sluggish labor market could muddy Fed debate

    WASHINGTON — It was two steps forward, one step back last month for the sluggish labor market. A modest net gain of 169,000 jobs in August combined with a large downward revision for the previous two months to raise new doubts about whether the...
  • End of the world? Mayan doomsday the latest hoax

    So here we are in 2012, a new year full of hope and promise. My heart sings with possibilities. But somewhere, someone is already predicting the end of the world. Bummer. If this prediction sounds vaguely familiar, you're right. We've heard it before,...
  • Angry Birds users hit with phony virus ads

    If you're an Angry Birds addict, you have reason to be angry if you were duped by a phony virus warning that flashed on the app while you were playing it on your Android phone. A Los Angeles company, Jesta Digital, used the warnings to trick players and...
  • Cedar Cafe in East Towson has grand opening tomorrow

    Cedar Cafe in East Towson has grand opening tomorrow
    Cedar Cafe in Towson has been open for a year, but the Middle Easern cafe is having its official grand opening on Saturday. Owner Buthaina Mansour said she took over the Burke Avenue space about a year ago but did no marketing or advertising. Instead,...