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  • Consumer travel issues: Midyear status report

    Consumer travel issues: Midyear status report
    What's the current status of the major consumer issues in travel? Here's a quick overview:
  • Consumer Confidential: Trying to talk with IRS can be taxing

    No one expects the federal government to be a model of efficiency. But with a projected deficit of nearly $600 billion this year, you'd think officials would do everything possible to help people pay their taxes. Kathleen Klein thought so. All the...

    The Sun's endorsements [Editorial]

    The Sun's endorsements [Editorial]
    The following is a summary of The Sun's endorsements in a variety of contested races for state and local office in the Baltimore area. For more information on the candidates in these and other races, please see The Sun's 2014 primary election Voter Guide....

    Accommodations, cars, and cruises: promises, but no guarantees

    Accommodations, cars, and cruises: promises, but no guarantees
    Let's say you arrive at a hotel, late at night after an exhausting flight, only to be told your supposedly "confirmed" reservation has disappeared. The hotel has already rented out "your" room to someone else and has no more vacancies. Obviously, the...

    Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies

    Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies
    Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up a proposed bill that would allow airlines once again to omit taxes and fees from advertised prices and instead add them in later, just before you buy. Make no mistake: This...