| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:08 AM
Kristen Birstok insists she's not a hoarder.
"I am an extreme couponer," the Pembroke Pines mother of three says. "Some people see me clearing shelves and taking all the merchandise out of a store, but the customers always stop me and ask how to do it."...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
As a former smoker, I understand firsthand the power of tobacco addiction and how difficult it is to quit.
Fortunately, evidence of the dangers of cigarettes and second-hand smoke, successful public health campaigns and an emphasis on making children...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:51 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, struggling to survive its botched rollout, now depends more than ever on insurance companies, doctor groups and hospitals — major forces in the industry that are committed to the law's success...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:59 PM
CVS Caremark Corp., the nation's largest provider of prescription drugs, agreed to buy a unit of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. in Lake Forest for about $2.1 billion to add specialty infusion services. It is CVS' biggest purchase in five years.
The deal to...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Los Angeles, it's time to meet your Muji. The Tokyo-based retailer with 380 locations in Japan, 200 stores in other countries and a devoted following among design aficionados here in the U.S. is scheduled to open its first store in Southern California...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:21 PM
While some parts of western Anne Arundel County, including Hanover and Crofton, have boomed with retail development, Odenton has largely been passed by.
But a new report commissioned by county economic development officials suggests Odenton has desirable...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Furniture Solution in Arnold is closing because the owner plans to retire. A CVS drugstore will be built in its place.
The furniture store at 1500 Ritchie Highway will start a going-out-of-business sale Thursday.
Owner Gerard Kvasnovsky, who...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:29 AM
|| Rank || Rank '12 || Company (Local subsidiary) || 2013 Full-time || 2013 Part-time || 2013 Total || 2012 Total ||
|| 1 || 1 || Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) || 43700 || 26200 || 69900 || 66700 ||
|| 2 || 2 || Adventist...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:15 AM
A 535-unit live-work apartment complex that is being proposed for an entire downtown city block could become the largest residential development project Glendale has seen since a development boom took hold in the city.
The City Council is set to review...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Wendell Morris stopped recently at a Rite Aid drugstore in Santa Monica to get a flu shot.
A worker at the pharmacy said Morris' insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, didn't cover flu shots. So Morris paid about $30 out of pocket for the vaccination.