| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The bill is part of a...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 5:00 AM
There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Last week, in an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:51 PM
In an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the California Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
| Oct 17, 2011
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| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Howard Magazine is getting into the holiday spirit. We asked three Howard County interior designers to offer inspiration and tips for dining room decor. What resulted is a feast for the eyes. Better yet, these Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas looks...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Each year, Maryland businesses collect billions of dollars in sales and use taxes, while their Internet competitors fork over a minuscule amount. Comptroller Peter Franchot recently estimated that if the playing field were leveled and all sales were...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 5:09 PM
The Orioles saved Maryland from an almost totally dismal sports weekend. They were down 2-0 early in Sunday’s series finale against the Oakland A’s at Network Associates Overstock.com Oakland-Alameda County Stadium, but came back to avert a...
| Nov 22, 2012
There's art to the gift of giving. Some folks have mastered it; others not so much. It starts with a good eye and an understanding of your own budget. Worried that you might not have what it takes? Not to fret, we're making things easy this season. From...
| Feb 25, 2011
In case you haven't heard: Pink is the new black. And now that Pantone has dubbed Honeysuckle the color of the year, pink accents are popping up everywhere. Discount online retailer Overstock.com is among the retailers seeing pink. Peruse the......
| Mar 16, 2011
As the post-tsunami news out of Japan gets increasingly dire, more and more folks seem to be hopping on the charity bullet train. On Monday we mentioned that Lady Gaga was selling a bracelet to raise relief funds, and on......