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Born free

Someone finally managed to break the lock that ties the iPhone to AT&T’s network. Of course, it was a 17 year-old. The New Jersey teenager confirmed to the AP this morning that he was using his iPhone on T-Mobile’s network, ...

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Not just at Christmas

Karen Buckelew reported today on the finances of the Salvation Army’s Baltimore Area Command, which focuses its charitable efforts on area schoolchildren, the homeless and disaster relief. From the story: It also is a charity that has been stretching its ...

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To buy, or not to buy?

As problems with the housing markets persist and credit standards tighten, automobile showrooms are starting to feel the crunch. Tom Markides, owner of Prestige Imports in Randallstown, said in a story in Thursday’s Daily Record that his dealership, which sells ...

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Blogs need controversy

I’ve decided the Blogosphere is a lonely place and maybe what makes a good blog posting is a little controversy. The world of rap music is familiar with controversy. Take the reported feud between rappers Kanye West and 50 cent ...

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For love or money

Can’t buy me love? A poll of the nation’s youth by the Associated Press and MTV has found that today’s young people ages 13 to 24 rank money nowhere near the top of the list of things that make them ...

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The baddest of the bad bosses

One of the worst bosses in the country could be looking over your shoulder right now. The unnamed scoundrel is somewhere in Maryland, according to the just-completed “My Bad Boss Contest” from Working America, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO. “A ...

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Back to School

It’s time to get the kids ready to go back to school. It’s time to argue about what clothes they will wear, whether they need a laptop and the hundreds of other minor little details that drive us parents with ...

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Lottery wins big

OK, someone needs to explain this to me. After complaining to fellow Daily Recordian and all-knowing blogger Andy Rosen, I am still in a state of confusion — nothing new if you ask those who reside in our newsroom. The ...

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