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  • GoDaddy founder gives $1 million to University of Baltimore for new professorship

    GoDaddy founder gives $1 million to University of Baltimore for new professorship
    The University of Baltimore will create a professorship in digital communication using a $1 million gift from alumnus and GoDaddy.com founder Bob Parsons. GoDaddy is best known for its racy Super Bowl commercials, though the company's primary business is...
  • Mayor launches campaign to raise bottle tax for schools

    Mayor launches campaign to raise bottle tax for schools
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake launched her campaign to repair Baltimore's long-neglected schools Monday, introducing a bill to more than double the city's bottle tax as part of a plan to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars to fix dilapidated...
  • Watchdog: Mount Vernon Zipcar, passenger loading signs conflict

    Watchdog: Mount Vernon Zipcar, passenger loading signs conflict
    The problem: Zipcar parking signs conflicted with passenger loading zone signs in Mount Vernon. The back story: Peter Zadoretzky's parking ticket was thrown out, but he worried about fellow drivers. In April, he parked in a 10-minute loading zone...
  • Marcelline R. Quinter, waitress and bartender, dies

    Marcelline R. Quinter, a veteran waitress and bartender, died May 29 of coronary obstructive pulmonary disease at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She was 78. Marcelline Regina Finnerty, the daughter of a maintenance worker and a candy maker, was...
  • A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers

    A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers
    After hearing about the expected rises in tolls across Maryland, I couldn't help but think that Baltimore was hard hit while other areas of the state remained relatively unscathed. I'm talking, among other places, about D.C.'s northwestern suburbs....
  • Haussner's astir? Brewer eyes landmark for brewery and German restaurant

    Haussner's astir? Brewer eyes landmark for brewery and German restaurant
    It won’t be Haussner’s, so forget that giant ball of string. But if brewer Stephen Demczuk’s plans go through, the old Haussner’s location could be a German-style “guest house,” with a microbrewery. On his Beer in...
  • Man shot by police impersonators; woman fatally stabbed

    A 32-year-old man was bound and shot Monday morning after three assailants kicked in the door to his Northeast Baltimore home, identifying themselves as police officers, officials said. About the same time, officers in Southeast Baltimore were called to...
  • Md. game makers bolstered by Supreme Court decision

    Working out of a Highlandtown studio, Ben Walsh and his small team of video game developers recently created My Pet Rock, a family-friendly Facebook game. But, Walsh said, some day he might decide to design a video game for a more, er, mature audience &#...
  • Police ID murder suspect; identifying victim not as easy

    City police have identified and arrested a murder suspect — but figuring out the identity of his alleged victim would prove to be a bigger challenge. Early Monday, police were called to the 3200 block of Leverton Ave. near Highlandtown after a...
  • Federal Reserve sets limits on debit card swipe fees, leaving merchants and banks unhappy

    Federal Reserve sets limits on debit card swipe fees, leaving merchants and banks unhappy
    You might not have paid attention to the fierce yearlong battle between merchants and banks over debit cards, but you'll likely notice last week's outcome in your wallet. The dispute was over the debit card interchange fee — the payment merchants...
  • Anthony Francis 'Tony' Bufano, greeting card executive, dies

    Anthony Francis "Tony" Bufano, a retired greeting card executive and fisherman, died July 8 of heart failure at his Lochearn home. He was 83. The son of Italian immigrant parents, Mr. Bufano was born and raised in Scranton, Pa., where he graduated from...