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  • Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds

    Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds
    The move by the federal government to end the sale of paper savings bonds at banks and credit unions next year is bad news for savers in more ways than one. The amount of savings bonds consumers can buy each year will be significantly reduced. And even...
  • Japanese see disaster as opportunity for broad change

    Japanese see disaster as opportunity for broad change
    One by one, members of Japan's heartthrob pop band SMAP make their pitch: "You are not alone," says one. "Let's help each other," beckons another. Then comes the final exhortation from celebrity Tortoise Matsumoto: "Believe in Japan's strength!" Such...
  • Sun gives tea party a free ride

    I am trying to hang in with The Sun. Despite running no international soccer news, no international news aside from the littlest paragraphs, and publishing columnists like Marta Mossburg without disclosing her financial support from a demonstrably biased...
  • Orioles' debt may not mean club has serious economic troubles

    Orioles' debt may not mean club has serious economic troubles
    The Orioles have showed up on a list of major league teams with debt beyond what baseball permits. But experts said Friday that the finding doesn't mean the team is financially unsound. The Orioles were among nine teams in violation of MLB debt service...
  • Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains

    Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains
    After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year. The  Moody's  Investors Service rating agency...
  • Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland

    Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland
    Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same. Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
  • Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse

    Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse
    European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
  • Anne Arundel schools chief releases nearly $1 billion FY 2013 budget

    Anne Arundel schools chief releases nearly $1 billion FY 2013 budget
    The superintendent of Anne Arundel County's public schools has proposed a nearly $1 billion operating budget for the 2013 fiscal year, about $50 million more than the system was allotted this year. "We have been good fiscal stewards of the money...
  • Hilton Baltimore bookings, revenue on the rise

    Hilton Baltimore bookings, revenue on the rise
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel performed better in its second full year of operation than in its first, but officials warned that the slow economic recovery means several more years could pass before it turns a profit. In terms...
  • Debt would grow under most GOP candidates' plans, report says

    Debt would grow under most GOP candidates' plans, report says
    President Obama is roundly criticized by Republicans for running up the nation's debt load, but tax and spending proposals from the GOP presidential contenders show debt would continue to rise under their watch -- sometimes to even more alarming levels....
  • Mayor, Alonso join to seek new school construction approach

    Mayor, Alonso join to seek new school construction approach
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and city schools chief Andrés Alonso, who have pushed separate plans to renovate Baltimore's crumbling schools, presented a united front Tuesday in Annapolis as they asked state legislators to radically alter the manner in...