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Daily Archives: September 19, 2008

3 given the OK for Adkins’ former seat

The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has deemed three of the six applicants for Judge Sally Adkins’ former Court of Special Appeals seat qualified for the job. Adkins was elevated to the Court of Appeals in June. Her replacement must be ...

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Local Steve & Barry’s stores to stay open

Good news for fans of low-price (but profit-challenged) clothing retailer Steve & Barry’s. The bankrupt company, whose assets were acquired in July by BHY Holdings LHC, is closing 103 locations in the U.S. – but none in Maryland. According to ...

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Is the advantage of UnderArmour undeniable?

I came across an op-ed piece today in the University of Maryland’s Diamondback student newspaper that makes an interesting accusation about the school’s defense of Under Armour becoming the official outfitter of its 27 varsity sports teams in a $17.5 ...

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Video: Constellation sold to MidAmerican

In case you haven’t seen our comprehensive coverage of the Constellation Energy sale, check out our stories here: Constellation sold to MidAmerican Energy Holdings for $4.7B MidAmerican seen as aggressive in pushing its agenda Business leaders want state’s 2nd biggest ...

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In Memoriam: Charlie Whitebread

Charles Whitebread, a man famous for his bow ties and sense of humor, died on Tuesday in Santa Monica, Calif. Those who had him as a law professor at U.Va. or U.S.C. will tell you about his signature phrases, like ...

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New Mozart piece of music found

A French museum has found a previously unknown piece of music handwritten by Mozart, a researcher said Thursday. The 18th century melody sketch is missing the harmony and instrumentation but was described as important find.

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New stamp honors actress Bette Davis

“She did it the hard way.” That’s how Bette Davis wanted to be remembered, and a new U.S. postage stamp honoring her does that iron-willed image justice. The 42-cent commemorative stamp, being released Thursday in Boston, features a portrait of ...

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