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  • $50 a week? Allowances keep climbing

    $50 a week? Allowances keep climbing
    There's been a big jump in the number of parents who are giving their children allowances bigger than $10 or $20 a week, according to numbers crunched for Reuters by Baltimore-based money managers T. Rowe Price, which are derived from its annual Parents,...
  • U.S. 'overreaching' in piracy case against Somali, judge says

    WASHINGTON — When is a pirate not a pirate? A federal court may provide an answer in a trial that opened in Washington this week of a Somali official who helped win release of a hijacked Danish cargo ship and crew for $1.7 million ransom, but...
  • Recent UConn Graduates' App Matches Partiers, Sober Drivers

    Recent UConn Graduates' App Matches Partiers, Sober Drivers
    When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated. After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
  • HCC appoints Dr. Thomas Franza as CIO

    Dr. Thomas Franza has been appointed to the position of chief information officer at Harford Community College, which he joined on Oct. 14. Prior to coming to Harford, Dr. Franza was the director of academic information services at Dowling College...
  • Target-date funds: Look under the hood

    If you have an employer-based 401(k) retirement plan, you almost certainly have the option of a target-date fund. They are expected soon to account for over half of all assets in employer-sponsored plans. Target date funds are justifiably popular because...
  • John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68

    John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68
    John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68. "Jack was an excellent...
  • Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director

    Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director
    Ann M. Rayner, who worked for Laureate Education Inc. in Baltimore for a decade, died Oct. 4 of brain cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 53. Ann Marie Ritter was born in Waterloo, N.Y., and raised in Seneca Falls, N.Y., where she...
  • Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor among victims of Nairobi mall attack

    Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor among victims of Nairobi mall attack
    Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor, one of Africa's most distinguished literary figures, was among the scores of people killed by Al Qaeda-aligned terrorists who attacked a busy shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, over the weekend. Awoonor, 78, was killed Saturday...
  • Notebook: USILA, officials reach temporary agreement

    Notebook: USILA, officials reach temporary agreement
    The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association notified Division I athletic directors and coaches by email Wednesday afternoon that it has reached an interim contract agreement with the Collegiate Officials Committee that is effective...
  • Saturday's local interest college football roundup: Norfolk State breaks through for first victory

    Norfolk State gained its first victory of the season Saturday, beating Morgan State 27-21 in Baltimore in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both. Tyler Clark completed 18 of 28 passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns for the Spartans....
  • Paul Kurtz dies at 86; secular humanist philosopher

    Philosopher Paul Kurtz was called many unflattering names during his long career, including "Satanic free-thinker" and "dangerous corrupter of young minds." But the name some of his critics considered most damning was the one he most prized. They called...