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  • What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'

    What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'
    What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
  • Delicate hand

    With Tannah Hirsch and Bob Jones North-South vulnerable. South deals. NORTH S-10 7 4 H-Q 7 3 D-A J 8 4 C-K Q 6 WEST EAST S-A 9 S-Q J 6 H-J 6 5 4 H-8 D-Q 6 5 D-K 10 7 3 2 C-A 10 9 4 C-J 7 5 3 SOUTH S-K 8 5 3 2 H-A K 10 9 2 D-9 C-8 2 The...
  • Tiny Chinese chicken cup sells for $36 million at auction

    Tiny Chinese chicken cup sells for $36 million at auction
    It measures only 8 centimeters, or about 3 inches, in diameter and couldn't even hold a cup of morning coffee. And yet it is worth $36 million.  Or at least someone was willing to pay that much. A 15th century porcelain cup from China sold at a Sotheby'...
  • FCC Chairman Defends Regulatory Moves at NAB Confab

    LAS VEGAS -- FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told broadcasters on Tuesday that they can move from "being the disrupted, to the disruptor," a call for them to pursue innovation even after many have grumbled that the agency is targeting them for regulations...
  • On the Town: Soroptimists present annual 'Bras for a Cause'

    On the Town: Soroptimists present annual 'Bras for a Cause'
    "Bras might be the most creative, supportive and uplifting invention of all time," said fundraising chair Kathy Lefkovits at Glendale Soroptimists' 11th annual "Bras for a Cause." Decorating bras for dollars may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it sure...
  • Speech educator by day, library volunteer at night [Rodgers Forge]

    Gaywood Road resident Nora Kotula, is a super hero by day — and night. As a Baltimore City Public School speech coordinator, Nora has arguably one of the most important and challenging jobs in society: educating the young and helping them...
  • John Varvatos taps Willie Nelson, sons for Stuart House benefit

    John Varvatos taps Willie Nelson, sons for Stuart House benefit
    Fashion designer John Varvatos has tapped country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson to perform at his annual Stuart House benefit, scheduled for Sunday in front of the Varvatos West Hollywood boutique. This year will mark the 11th that the fashion...
  • Two bidders will vie for 1st Mariner Bank

    Two bidders will vie for 1<sup>s</sup><sup>t</sup> Mariner Bank
    1st Mariner Bank, Baltimore's largest independent bank, will go to auction Thursday morning with two bidders vying for the bank. Parent company First Mariner Bancorp is selling the bank as part of the parent's Chapter 11 bankruptcy, filed Feb. 10. The...
  • Painting may have been tossed in trash just after selling for millions

    Painting may have been tossed in trash just after selling for millions
    The security guard is an art critic? A painting that recently sold at auction in Hong Kong for about $3.7 million is feared to have been thrown out in the trash, according to reports from China.  "Snowy Mountain" by contemporary Chinese artist Cui...
  • Greece makes promising return to bond market

    Greece makes promising return to bond market
    ATHENS -- After four years of exile from global markets, Greece made a promising return Thursday by attracting strong demand at its first sale of government bonds since accepting two international bailouts to stay afloat. A highly anticipated auction...
  • Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity

    Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity
    Blackhawks boss Rocky Wirtz will absolutely not be growing a playoff beard next week, even if the Chicago hockey team’s philanthropic arm is encouraging people to do so for charity. “No. I look like Scooby-Doo in a beard. That would be...