September 26, 1996
USF&G Corp. directors voted yesterday to more than double the amount of common stock the company can repurchase to 11 million shares from 5 million.The Baltimore-based insurer has bought 3.6 million shares since it began purchasing its stock in April.The move reflects USF&G's belief that the once troubled insurer's franchise will increase in value over the next several years, the company said."We believe that USF&G's stock represents a highly attractive investment opportunity for us," said Norman P. Blake Jr., chairman and chief executive of the $14.4 billion-asset property, casualty and life insurance company.
September 1, 1991
Where Tina Barrett credits a different attitude and some solid work with her coach as reasons for improvement, responding to adversity is the key theme for Fred Funk and Webb Heintzelman, as Maryland's professional tour members face the remaining weeks of their seasons with renewed optimism.Barrett and Heintzelman were off last week, and Funk was in town for the Ronald McDonald House pro-am, fresh from two weeks off, and headed for the Greater Milwaukee Open. He shot 73-69142 and missed the cut by two strokes.