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President Obama says the Syrian regime is more interested in holding on to power than in the welfare of its people. Funny, I think the same thing about Obama and the Democrats. To those who think people on Social Security are relying on so-called big-...
Dear Liz: A few years ago I finished paying off my debt and now am in the very low-risk credit category. I have savings equal to about three months' worth of bills and am working to get that to six months' worth. I'm wondering, though, about an...
Reuters(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own) By Chris Taylor NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - In the financial world, arbitrage is a trading strategy that earns profit by exploiting price differences between markets. By that...
Tags: Rentals, Medicare, Career and Workplace, Malaysia, Securities
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - In the financial world, arbitrage is a trading strategy that earns profit by exploiting price differences between markets. By that definition, Dan Prescher is a sophisticated arbitrageur. The 58-year-old makes a decent living as a...
Tags: Rentals, Career and Workplace, Medicare, Malaysia, Securities
TALLAHASSEE — Insurance carriers, sugar growers pushing to lessen their pollution costs, telecommunications giant AT&T and an Internet-cafe software company dominated spending on lobbyists to influence the Florida Legislature during the first...
The state's former "heart and hypertension law" was a gold-plated albatross, a boondoggle for police and fire unions, a classic example of good intentions waylaid by bad science. Though the law was finally changed, the unions bring back some variation...
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 360,000, the most since late March. The jump came a week after applications had reached a five-year low. The less volatile four-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress increasingly unable to resolve budget disputes, federal programs on automatic pilot are consuming ever larger amounts of government resources. The trend helps older Americans, who receive the bulk of Social Security...
Letter writer Mel Novit says that he and his wife are both retired teachers (“Retired teachers,” Voice of the People, May 13). He complains that House Speaker Michael Madigan’s plan to save the teacher pension system from insolvency is...
The owner and manager of several properties in the Greater Hartford area have agreed to pay $150,000 to a fair housing advocate group as part of settlement. The group, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, sued Paul Rosow, the owner of the properties, and...
Tags: Laws, Justice System, Apartments, Unemployment Benefits, Rentals
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures dipped Wednesday as another nation in Europe sank into recession and the economic contraction for the entire European Union stretched into its sixth straight quarter. With France's second consecutive quarter of...
May 18, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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May 13, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 15, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 15, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 15, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
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