| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:37 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:40 PM
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.
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:44 PM
The Greek parliament approved a $113 billion austerity package that had been demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund as a condition for receiving a $17 billion installment of the $160 billion "bailout" package negotiated last...
| Jul 10, 2011
Years ago, before we were married and moved to Maryland, my husband opened a checking account in Indiana and had the statements mailed to his office there.
The account wasn't forgotten, just ignored. That wasn't a problem until his employer moved and the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Thank cost-cutting for this change to the U.S. savings bond program:
Starting next year, you won’t be able to buy paper savings bonds at banks and other financial institutions. Getting rid of this paper work is expected to save taxpayers more than...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The U.S. government reiterated that it could tap its strategic oil reserves in order to safeguard economic growth as surging gasoline prices increase pressure for action.
While longstanding U.S. policy is to release reserves only in the event of a...
| Apr 11, 2011
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!"
| Oct 6, 2010
| 5:01 PM
Interested residents gathered for two election forums Monday and Tuesday to learn about the City Council candidates and Measure O.
About 50 residents, including many City Council candidates, listened to the arguments for and against Measure O on Tuesday...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Interest rates for bonds sold to construct a new transit center at Bob Hope Airport came in lower than expected, reducing the annual debt obligation by more than $1.25 million, officials reported Monday.
About a half hour later, the Burbank-Glendale-...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Members of the Harford County Council agreed Tuesday to hold funding for a large portion of the planned Emergency Operations Center replacement in next year's capital budget.
The plan to replace the building near Routes 1 and 543 in the Hickory area is...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:42 PM
A decision Wednesday from a Sacramento County Superior Court that will prevent cities from obtaining money with which to pay down redevelopment debt has left local officials disappointed and frustrated.
Glendale had joined with Pasadena, Huntington Beach...