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  • Susan Tompor: Military need more backup against some predatory loans

    The shocking stories are out there about horrific loan deals that unraveled the finances of military service members. A staff sergeant who had been an active duty Marine for 18 years obtained a 32-month car title loan in South Carolina to pay off...
  • How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?

    How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?
    Over the past summer, some Peninsula attractions reported spikes in attendance and multiple hotels reported being able to increase room rates despite the lingering effects of sequestration in the region. "I think we're starting to see it come back. I...
  • Russian airlines face deeper losses as Ukraine crisis hits travel

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian airlines are facing a drop in passenger numbers because of the Ukraine crisis, prompting some analysts to expect fleet reductions and possible state support next year to cope with deepening losses. The economy is teetering on...
  • Pope Francis confirms he's coming to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families

    PHILADELPHIA It's official. Ending months of "will-he-or-won't-he" speculation, Pope Francis confirmed early Monday that he will come to Philadelphia next fall for the World Meeting of Families. It is Francis' first scheduled visit to the U.S. since the...
  • Crowd of 27,000 expected at IAAPA's annual expo

    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday. About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
  • Colombia suspends peace talks with guerrillas after kidnapping

    BOGOTA For the first time in more than two years, Colombia suspended peace talks with the country's largest rebel group after a general and two companions were kidnapped in the northwestern part of the country. President Juan Manuel Santos said the...
  • Lakeside bassoonist to perform in Cuba

    Bassoonist Janet Harris leaves Tuesday for Cuba, but she is not heading to the Caribbean island to sample the mojitos or to ride in a 60-year-old car with fins. Harris will travel to the International Contemporary Music Festival of Havana as a...
  • Charles R. Morrison, Poly teacher

    Charles R. Morrison, Poly teacher
    Charles R. Morrison, a former Polytechnic Institute teacher who later joined the faculty of what is now the Community College of Baltimore County at Catonsville, died Nov. 2 at the Little Sisters of the Poor-St. Martins Home in Catonsville of cancer. He...
  • Strategies for a gap year

    Strategies for a gap year
    Students who would like to put their college career on hold to travel around the world a gap year can enjoy a life-changing experience particularly if some of the time is used to volunteer abroad. Here are some tips to consider from Projects Abroad, an...
  • Retailers target singles with wine tastings, apartment furnishings

    NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner. These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans. More...
  • With funky name but big demand, BlaBlaCar eyes global push

    (This version of the story corrects the Nov. 14th story to reflect that passengers do not travel for free but pay the driver one-third of the cost of the journey in cash in paragraph 5. Corrects paragraph 9 to say commission payments in two countries,...