Quantcast

Laugh It Up

[IMGCAP(1)]Prepared to split your sides laughing? Ready to be kept in stitches?<@SM><@SM><TAB>Well, look no farther than Baltimore

Read More »

Lawmakers Approve Final Design for New Visitors’ Center at the Capitol

<TAB>The grounds of the U.S. Capitol will soon undergo their biggest change in 150 years. But the 200-year-old structure itself will not be upstaged by a new three-story tourist center at its east front.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The final design of the $265 million center — all of it underground — was approved yesterday by the Capitol Preservation Commission, chaired by House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., and Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., the president pro tempore of the Senate.

Read More »

NEWS SUMMARY – Updated 2:30 P.M.

Updated items in italics.WarRoom Scores With WOMENAngelsWarRoom Research Inc., an online source of strategic competitive intelligence, today announced it has obtained a multi-million-dollar, first round of financing from ABS Ventures, an affiliate of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, and other investors ...

Read More »

AIA Design Awards

[IMGCAP(1)]<TAB>What does the innovative reuse of an abandoned mill, the sensitive design of dormitories for emotionally disturbed children and a reworked modular home have in common? They are the projects of several local architects to be recognized Friday at AIA Baltimore

Read More »

Baseball Dispute Goes Major-League

<TAB>The Supreme Court has agreed to settle a back-pay and taxes dispute involving major league baseball players that could affect the way taxes are assessed on all kinds of labor settlements.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The case involves Social Security and unemployment taxes the Cleveland Indians owners were assessed in 1994, when players received money from the 1980s collusion settlement

Read More »

Computers Found In 51 Percent of U.S. Homes

<br /><br />Americans’ access to computers and the Internet has grown dramatically over the past 20 months, a new government report says, with computers now in more than half of all households.<br /><br />The share of households with computers rose from 42.1 percent in December 1998 to 51 percent in August of this year — a total of 53.7 million households, the Commerce Department found in its latest survey of computer usage.

Read More »