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  • Today's treasure hunter doesn't need a secret map or shovel to uncover wealth

    Today's treasure hunter doesn't need a secret map or shovel to uncover wealth
    Years ago, before we were married and moved to Maryland, my husband opened a checking account in Indiana and had the statements mailed to his office there. The account wasn't forgotten, just ignored. That wasn't a problem until his employer moved and the...
  • John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films

    John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films
    John Barry, a five-time Academy Award-winning composer of movies such as "Born Free" and "Out of Africa" who earned a prominent spot in pop-culture history by writing the scores for 11 James Bond films, including "From Russia With Love" and "Goldfinger,"...
  • Why we're still intrigued by the duchess from Baltimore

    Why we're still intrigued by the duchess from Baltimore
    At a time when much of the English-speaking world is fixated on the royal wedding, it's worth pointing out that if it weren't for the original Baltimore bad girl, Wallis Warfield Simpson, Friday's nuptials might not be taking place. Without her, there...
  • Crowdfunding allows everyone to be an arts patron

    Crowdfunding allows everyone to be an arts patron
    When Scott Burkholder wanted to raise money to create a mural showing the word "love" spelled out in hand gestures, he turned to the power of the crowd. Burkholder, the executive director of the Baltimore Love Project, launched a giving campaign online...
  • Activist investor Peltz buys more Legg shares

    Activist investor Nelson Peltz has virtually reached the limit on his ownership stake of Baltimore-based Legg Mason Inc. after his latest stock purchase late last week. Peltz bought an additional 790,000 shares of Baltimore-based Legg Mason Inc. on Aug....
  • N.Y. investor Peltz buys a bigger share of Legg Mason

    New York investor Nelson Peltz has acquired a bigger share of Baltimore-based Legg Mason Inc., buying 2.65 million shares of the Baltimore money manager for $76.5 million between Aug. 1 and Aug. 3, a Securities and Exchange Commission filing shows. The...
  • Madoff name still draws the big bucks

    The U.S. Marshals Service has now been able to collect $25 million from assets seized from convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff with a Miami Beach auction netting about $500,000 over the weekend, including $1,350 for 25 pairs of Madoff’s...
  • PBS's Frontline rebroadcasts expose of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff| Video

    PBS's Frontline rebroadcasts expose of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff| <font color="#990000"><b>Video</b> </font>
    With the $500,000 Bernard Madoff auction still fresh in the minds of South Floridians, PBS' Frontline is rebroadcasting its expose of how the Ponzi schemer made off with $65 billion. The hour-long show will air 9 p.m. Tuesday, focusing on Madoff's...
  • Meteorologist Geoff Fox Joins Fox CT Weather Team

    Meteorologist Geoff Fox Joins Fox CT Weather Team
    Veteran meteorologist Geoff Fox has joined the Fox CT weather team, the station announced Thursday. Fox, with more than 26 years of experience forecasting weather in Connecticut, will begin on Fox CT Monday, April 18th. His role will expand beyond...
  • Yule school? You bet!

    Yule school? You bet!
    Some come for the camaraderie; it's like a Santa support group. Some come to learn the basics. Consider first-timer Jim Robinson, a retired and rotund band director from Alabama who now lives in Chicago. A friend suggested Robinson consider landing...
  • Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home

    Ireland: Exploring roots and finding a sense of home
    Just as Ciaran Burke had told us in his family's pub that morning, the view from the top of Mount Gable was spectacular. In fact, you could see most of the places my sisters and I had visited, driving around the west of Ireland that week: To the west...