| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The second CEO in Legg Mason's history announced last week he was stepping down, raising the question: What's next for the Baltimore-based money manager?
Only the board — or more precisely, activist shareholder and Legg director Nelson Peltz ...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:50 PM
When I was a child growing up in the 1950s, Major League Baseball was the national pastime. Baseball dominated media sports coverage.
But that is no longer the case.
The extraordinary shift is confirmed by the television Nielsen ratings for Sept. 3-9....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:28 PM
The Broward School District now has its own Ken Starr-like report chronicling the sexcapades of an elected official.
Teachers, principals, and administrators who work for the school district are abuzz about the steamy read behind the dully titled...
| May 10, 2012
Discunt grocer Bottom Dollar Food opens on Bethlehem's Stefko Boulevard Friday, officials said Thursday. The store at 719 Stefko Blvd., opens its doors at 8 a.m. The first day comes with fanfare like the first 200 customers will receive a free Bottom...
| Apr 18, 2012
Paul Bogart, an Emmy Award-winning director who launched his career during the days of live television in New York and later was a prolific director on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died. He was 92.
Bogart died of age-related...
| Mar 23, 2012
Chief executive of bagel company
Murray Lender, 81, who helped turn his father's small Connecticut bakery into a national company credited with introducing bagels to many Americans, died Wednesday at a Miami hospital of complications...
| Jan 30, 2012
As a top television comedy director who won an Emmy directing "The Dick Van Dyke Show"in the early 1960s, John Rich was faced with a tough choice in 1970.
On the same day he received a phone call from Mary Tyler Moore wanting to set up a meeting to...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:53 AM
The cost of your morning (and midday and afternoon) buzz is falling: Folgers maker J.M. Smucker Co. is slashing coffee prices by 6% on average.
Smucker also makes Millstone and Cafe Bustelo coffee brands and licenses the Dunkin’ Donuts brands,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:19 AM
[For the record, June 25, 2012: The photo used with this post was originally identified as being from Bue Diamond. It should be attributed to Diamond Foods.]
Diamond Foods Inc. is in a crunch -- and not the kind that the Bay Area maker of Kettle Chips...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:20 AM
One year after New York made same-sex marriage legal in the state, a report backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg found that the Marriage Equality Act boosted the economy by $259 million in NYC alone.
At least 8,200 same-sex marriage licenses...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. dumped its membership in conservative advocacy group ALEC ahead of what is expected to be a contentious annual shareholders meeting.
The American Legislative Exchange Council, known for its role-shaping controversial legislation, has...