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  • International travel to the U.S. expected to boom

     
    If you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with......
  • James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies

    James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies
    James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va. The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
  • Financial Fraud At Seattle Public Schools, Criminal Investigation Underway

    Financial Fraud At Seattle Public Schools, Criminal Investigation Underway
    Where did the money go?  That's what officials at Seattle Public Schools are trying to figure out.  Approximately $1.8 million dollars was spent on contract work that was never done or didn't benefit the school district.  A criminal investigation is...
  • Will Goodloe-Johnson Take The Fall For Seattle School Fraud?

    Will Goodloe-Johnson Take The Fall For Seattle School Fraud?
    Controversy is brewing at Seattle Public Schools ever since investigations revealed that $1.8 million dollars was spent but it wasn't going to the district.In a statement released by Seattle School Board President Steve Sundquist Friday, it says, "I'm...
  • Anchor Blue going out of business

    Workers at the Anchor Blue store in the Glendale Galleria were busy Friday advertising 30%, 40% and 50% discounts on racks full of jeans, jackets and belts. A sign hanging in the center of the store encouraged customers to ask about acquiring fixtures and...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY Computer Friends of OASIS The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club which helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. The...
  • South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year

    South Coast Plaza begins celebration of Lunar New Year
    COSTA MESA — To the crashing of cymbals and beating of drums, a brilliantly adorned troupe of Lion Dancers at South Coast Plaza on Thursday heralded the arrival of the Year of the Dragon. The shopping center was kicking off its 13-day celebration...
  • Tax-free shopping: Who benefits?

    Tax-free shopping: Who benefits?
    Retailers are banking on Maryland shoppers packing stores beginning Aug. 14 to take advantage of a temporary rollback of the 6 percent state sales tax. But what's good for consumers and retailers will come at a cost to the state, which expects to lose as...
  • Virginia is now on the wine world's radar

    Virginia is now on the wine world's radar
    Despite a wine making tradition that pre-dates California's by hundreds of years, Virginia has only recently earned itself a seat at the big table of international vintners. For many years, Virginia's winemaking reputation elicited little excitement...
  • Governor Daniels participates in tree planting ceremony with officials from Japanese sister-state

    Governor Daniels participates in tree planting ceremony with officials from Japanese sister-state
    Governor Mitch Daniels joined Tochigi Governor Tomikazu Fukuda, the chairman of the Tochigi Legislature and other Japanese dignitaries Friday for a tree planting ceremony on the southeast lawn of the statehouse in honor of Indiana's relationship with...
  • Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation

    Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation
    Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week. Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...