| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:38 AM
There’s a new way to shop at Best Buy.
Reward Zone members can now exchange unused gift cards from other retailers for reward points. The points can be redeemed for certificates and used to buy items in stores or online at BestBuy.com. The...
| Jun 6, 2013
WASHINGTON — Libertarians believe government should have a compelling reason before it restricts an individual’s liberty. Today’s liberals believe almost any reason will do, because liberty is less important than equality, fraternity,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Can new home decor collections save J.C. Penney? The struggling department store threw a housewarming party Thursday in New York, heralding new lines from an impressive roster of designers: Jonathan Adler, Conran, Martha Stewart, Pantone, Bodum and,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Aberdeen police report:
A woman hit a child in the head in a parking lot at Halls Cross Roads Elementary School on Friday.
Two males threw a rock at a storm door from a beige Jeep on Friday in the 400 block of South Rogers Street.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:37 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — "Ook na how tuk," Verna Dommek cheerily said in Inupiaq, the language of the Inupiat people, who live north of the Arctic Circle, scattered across Alaska's barren permafrost.
Dommek, an Inupiat, then explained in English that...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work.
At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
| Feb 17, 2013
In the first test of resilience after January's payroll tax hike, consumers achieved a passing score as they went shopping and bought more than economists had expected.
The results showed up Wednesday in the Commerce Department's January retail sales...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:46 PM
"Hundreds of dollars."
That's how much Donna Bollinger estimates she pays in credit card fees. She says "flat" doesn't really mean "flat" anymore when dealing with some credit card companies.
"When you have three percent of credit card fees and...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:56 PM
There’s good news for babies born at Meritus Medical Center.
Each newborn will be given children’s books while their parents receive information on the importance of reading to their children.
For the 11th year in a row, the Books for Babies...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:32 PM
There's a Starbucks and an Outback Steakhouse and a growing young tech company. Soon, a Harris Teeter grocery store and a Target will be built. All are helping to draw new residents to Canton.
But where to park?
"I don't know of any small part of Canton...
| Feb 2, 2013
Don't think of it as rush hour. Think of all those burning brake lights on the 101 as your own little red-light district, as beacons to fun and conviviality.
Follow them to Ventura Boulevard, off Coldwater, then left, to a nondescript storefront,...