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  • Broadway Box Office: 'Spider-Man' Leads Broadway's Labor Day Pains

    The autumn back-to-school slump hit Broadway hard last week, with overall box office totals falling like leaves -- and superhero tuner "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" emerging as the production with perhaps the most cause for concern. The musical,...
  • Check It Out: Back to school, no matter your age

    Going back to school isn't just for kids anymore. For adults seeking opportunities to learn and grow, the Newport Beach Public Library has many resources to help you continue your educational journey. We have several databases that can be accessed from...
  • Don't get schooled going back to school

    Don't get schooled going back to school
    The back-to-school madness has begun at my house. We're springing for school supplies, loading up our children's online lunch accounts and juggling after-school care. We won't get a breather even after the schools open their doors in a few weeks. Our...
  • Expand back-to-school tax breaks to include supplies [Commentary]

    By most accounts, Maryland Tax-Free Week has been a good way for shoppers to get a limited break from Maryland's 6 percent sales tax. Timed to coincide with back-to-school shopping in August, shoppers don't have to pay state sales tax when buying most...
  • Calming the first-day-of-school jitters

    Calming the first-day-of-school jitters
    When my son Eli started first grade last year, he was anxious about the things that most kids fear. What if he didn't like his teacher? Or something was really hard? Or none of his friends were in his class? The last one was his worst-case-scenario: no...
  • 2013 Lexus GX 460: Real-World Mileage

     
    It's the end of summer, and that means another trip to take my daughter back to school. This time out, we made the college run in a 2013 Lexus GX 460. Overall, it provided a capable, if crowded, ride, but......
  • Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax

    Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax
    Organizers of Maryland's tax-free shopping week are aiming to give back-to-school buying in August the kind of boost that Black Friday gives to holiday spending each fall. Now in its fourth year, the annual tax holiday gives consumers a break on the...
  • Mayor's robocall awakes some city residents, sent before 6 a.m. by mistake

    Mayor's robocall awakes some city residents, sent before 6 a.m. by mistake
    Several thousand city residents got an early wake-up call Friday from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake when a robocall for a back-to-school rally went out by mistake before 6 a.m. "Just awoken by my own voice," Rawlings-Blake tweeted at 5:57 a.m. Friday....
  • Back-to-school shopping without the bribe

    If back-to-school shopping is on your to-do list, we can surely sympathize. It's tough to find everything on those class lists, let alone concentrate when your children are whining about how bored they are. We bumped into Dan and Liz Edelman of...
  • Back-to-school rally draws families with promise of free supplies

    Back-to-school rally draws families with promise of free supplies
    Inez Taylor of Belair-Edison sat in the midst of the city's bustling back-to-school rally Saturday afternoon, waiting patiently for the backpacks with school supplies to be handed out for free. She wasn't about to miss it. She has five kids, all school-...
  • Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore

    Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore
    Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...