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  • ECB tells governments: Don't wait to fix Europe's economy

    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments that share the euro currency shouldn't wait for better times to push through reforms that would boost sluggish growth.
  • Lower Macungie approves Jaindl residential plan

    Lower Macungie approves Jaindl residential plan
    Lower Macungie Township commissioners on Thursday re-approved a Jaindl Land Co. housing development that calls for 112 homes in a development that also will include 157 homes in neighboring Upper Macungie Township . Commissioners unanimously re-approved...

    Puerto Rico legislators narrowly approve sales tax increase

    Legislation that would increase Puerto Rico's sales tax from 7 percent to 11.5 percent squeaked by late Thursday with the minimum amount of votes needed in the U.S. territory's House of Representatives. The measure also would create a new 4 percent tax...

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    ___ Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster. On Tuesday, Takata doubled the size of its...

    Gauge of US economy jumps 0.7 percent in April

    An index designed to predict the future health of the economy rose in April by the largest amount in nine months, a sign that the economy is beginning to accelerate from a sharp slowdown during the winter. The Conference Board said Thursday that its...