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  • Power outages, parcel delivery woes mar Christmas for thousands

    All that tens of thousands of people really wanted for Christmas was to have their electricity back after fierce ice storms brought down power lines in a wide swath from Michigan through parts of upstate New York to frigid New England and Canada. More...
  • Storms, downed power lines leave many with a white but dark Christmas

    All that tens of thousands of people really wanted for Christmas was to have their electricity back after fierce ice storms felled power lines in a wide swath from Michigan through parts of upstate New York, New England and Canada. More than half a...
  • UPS, FedEx scrambling to deliver late Christmas packages

    UPS, FedEx scrambling to deliver late Christmas packages
    A day after Christmas, UPS and FedEx are still playing Santa and scrambling to deliver packages that missed their Dec. 24 delivery deadlines.  The shipping giants blamed their tardiness on heavy holiday shipping volume and bad weather in some parts of...
  • Amazon says it sold 426 items a second on Cyber Monday

    Amazon.com sold almost 37 million items on Cyber Monday, a pace of 426 a second to be exact. The sales tally for Dec. 2 was one of a number of statistics the Seattle online retailer announced on Thursday.  It did not reveal how sales compared to...
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult. Though...
  • Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?

    Will the UPS Christmas botch make Obamacare's critics shut up?
    In a just world, all the people who have piled on to the federal government for blowing the launch of healthcare.gov would take a look at the UPS Christmas Day screwup and swallow hard. But it's not a just world, so the lesson of how the nation's...
  • Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles

    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off. The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
  • Fox Mill Centre expands with purchase of 1.4 acres

    The developer of Fox Mill Centre Shopping Center has purchased a 1.4-acre vacant lot along Route 17 as part of future expansion plans. The parcel is located on John Hudgins Drive between the row of shops that includes Little Italy, Pizza Hut, the UPS...
  • Dress up that bulging midsection

     Dress up that bulging midsection
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: A male friend has a decent body, but he has a paunch. His choices of turtlenecks, buttoned cardigan sweaters and fitted polo shirts call attention to his stomach. How can I steer him away from those and toward something more...
  • Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility

    Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility
    A new eyeglass assembly lab in Halethorpe is poised to make prescription lenses for Google Glass after the wearable-computer product launches later this year. The VSPOne facility, which opened last month, expects substantial growth from more...
  • UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks

    UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks
    United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday it would invest $70 million to add 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks to its fleet. The trucks, which can travel up to 200 miles on a tank of propane, will replace gasoline- and diesel-powered trucks used...