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  • Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case

    Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case
    The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year. Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...
  • Review: Knott's 'Boom Town' mixes cirque acrobatics, gold rush fever

    Review: Knott's 'Boom Town' mixes cirque acrobatics, gold rush fever
    Over the years, cirque-style shows have dealt with themes as wide-ranging as Hollywood and 1960s counterculture, magic and martial arts, evolution and sexuality, fairy tales and mythology, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. But cirque meets the Wild...
  • Pages from the Past: Tour of gold mines in Canada leads to wedding ring for Catonsville woman

    An article in the Feb. 15, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the culmination of a long-distance romance sparked by a meeting during a tour of Canadian gold mines. Three thousand miles across the continent to Tacoma, Wash., Miss Ethel Patterson, of...
  • Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600

    Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600
    Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
  • John Livermore dies; geologist who found 'invisible gold' was 94

    John Livermore, an exploration geologist whose discovery of minuscule but highly valuable particles of "invisible gold" in Nevada in the early 1960s set off a modern-day gold rush in the state, has died. He was 94. Livermore died Feb. 7 at his Reno home...
  • Fashion Report: Selena Gomez may follow in Justin Bieber's fragrance footsteps

     
    Selena Gomez may follow in Justin Bieber's fragrance footsteps...
  • Payday loans, gold mines, rental housing: Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Payday loans -- At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal court has ordered a Redwood City, Calif., company to pay more than $4.8 million for deceiving hundreds of thousands of payday loan applicants into paying for unwanted......
  • Fashion News: Nicki and Ricky for MAC. Rihanna headed to court.

     
    Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin are the new faces of MAC's VIVA GLAM campaign. Sarah Burton has shot a film that will play during the Buckingham Palace exhibition of the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding gown....
  • Could Apple pull a J.P. Morgan and bail out the U.S. government?

     
    Apple Inc. may not have more money than God. But it's got more cash than Uncle Sam. As the government struggled to reach an agreement on raising the debt ceiling, the U.S. Treasury's cash balance fell to $74 billion this week. That's less than the $76...
  • Asian stocks rally, gold falls as Congress sets debt deal

     
    Stocks jumped in Asia as the new trading week began after President Obama announced that Democrats and Republicans reached a deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling and cut spending. Gold fell and Treasury bond yields edged up. The dollar......
  • Investors pour into Treasury and muni bonds for safety

     
    Sell everything else and buy Treasury bonds. And maybe some municipal bonds, too. Or just go to cash. That's the overriding market strategy Thursday as investors everywhere seem desperate to quickly lower the risk in their portfolios amid soaring...