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  • Bankruptcy cancels Westport auction for a second time

    Bankruptcy cancels Westport auction for a second time
    Developer Patrick Turner got more time to find an investor for his ambitious Westport waterfront project after a creditor filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition Friday against a company that owns part of the property, blocking a scheduled foreclosure...
  • Deductive reasoning

    "I say, Holmes, tax day is drawing near." "I never pay any income tax, Watson," Sherlock Holmes said. "I make too many brilliant deductions." Holmes was today's declarer at 6NT -- reached on a simple auction -- and West led a club. Holmes won with the...
  • Turner Broadcasting seeks change. Too much NFL for advertisers?

    Turner Broadcasting seeks change. Too much NFL for advertisers?
    After the coffee. Before hopping a plane back to L.A.  The Skinny: I'm on the East Coast right now so the blood moon happened past my bedtime. The pictures looked cool though. I survived my Seder. Now I just need to burn off the meal and hope the rain...
  • Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank

    Bidders battle over 1st Mariner Bank
    An all-out battle over Baltimore's last major independent bank broke out Monday in federal bankruptcy court, leaving a judge to decide — potentially later this week — whether the institution is sold to an investment group with local ties or to...
  • Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism

    Nazi memorabilia auction in France canceled after criticism
    An auction of Nazi memorabilia, including items that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering, has been called off in France following objections from Jewish groups and a prominent government official. The Paris auction company Vermot de Pas had...
  • Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner

    Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner
    In a surprising reversal, last week's losing bidder for 1st Mariner Bank got approval Tuesday to buy it — preserving the city's largest independent bank as a Baltimore-based institution. The group of investors, a mix of locals and out-of-state...
  • Memories for Sale: What's a household worth?

    Memories for Sale: What's a household worth?
    It’s so true: Some things in life you just can’t put a price on. Until you have to. When it’s up to you to liquidate your parents’ treasure-filled home, you need to price the priceless. How much for that baby grand piano Mom...
  • The Valley Line: Orchestra supporters have the world on a string

    The Valley Line: Orchestra supporters have the world on a string
    Whew! Tax time is over. Certainly not my favorite time of the year. Actually, I get quite cranky. Of course there is not a darn thing to be done about it. Ben Franklin once wrote in a letter, "Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    Bluegrass music Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd. in Laurel. No cover charge. Information: 301-317-7796. PTA fundraiser The Bollman Bridge Elementary School PTA will...
  • Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday

    Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday
    Over the first two weeks of the season, left-hander Zach Britton has become a valuable weapon for the Orioles out of the bullpen. Britton provided more evidence of that during the Orioles' 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon,...
  • Conflict-of-interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight

    Conflict-of-interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight
    High finance is a small world, just as Baltimore is a small town, and it showed as potential conflicts of interest cropped up during a fight over ownership of the city's biggest local bank. Two groups bid for 1st Mariner Bank in an April 10 auction, held...