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  • Ollie's, known for 'good stuff cheap', files for IPO

    Ollie's, known for 'good stuff cheap', files for IPO
    Ollie's Bargain Outlet is not exactly Alibaba, or even Shake Shack. And sure, it describes its own stores as "semi-lovely," selling "merchandise of all descriptions and some beyond description." But who says you have to be China's answer to Amazon.com...
  • HBO and Showtime streaming services won't pass savings on to viewers

    There's only one reason most pay-TV viewers in Southern California aren't watching Dodgers games: They're too expensive. Time Warner Cable, which has exclusive distribution rights for the games, wants other pay-TV companies to charge subscribers as much...
  • 6 private Harper Lee letters fail to sell at auction

    Six letters by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee to one of her close friends failed to sell at auction Friday. The archive had been expected to bring as much as $250,000 at Christie's, which said the bidding did not reach the reserve price. Four...
  • Boston shooting raises questions about anti-extremism plans

    The man who was killed by Boston officers after he threatened them with a knife appears to represent the kind of homegrown extremist a federal pilot program seeks to counter. But his case also raises some doubts about whether the preventive measures can...
  • EU launches antitrust investigation into Amazon over e-books

    The European Union has launched an antitrust investigation into online retailer Amazon over its distribution of e-books, which have become increasingly popular in recent years. The European Commission said Thursday it will investigate certain clauses...
  • Dunkin' Donuts Claims Yard Goats Ballpark Name

    Dunkin' Donuts Claims Yard Goats Ballpark Name
    HARTFORD — Downtown Hartford already has a few Dunkin' Donuts stores, now it has the brand as a new corporate citizen as the name of the Yard Goats ballpark under construction. It was a closely held secret until 12:30 Wednesday, with nary a hint...
  • Kathy's People: County woman writes to heal sex assault victims – and herself

    Kathy's People: County woman writes to heal sex assault victims – and herself
    A military brat who was sexually-assaulted as a 16-year-old, Lia Mack was on a healing journey. A result of that journey -- first novel -- was finally published last week. "Waiting for Paint to Dry," is a fiction novel about 30-year-old Matty,...
  • Amazon to build Va.'s largest solar farm on the Eastern Shore

    Amazon to build Va.'s largest solar farm on the Eastern Shore
    Amazon.com says it's partnering with Community Energy Inc. to construct and operate the largest solar farm in Virginia in Accomack County. The online retailer's cloud-based services company, Amazon Web Services Inc., would buy energy from the 80-...
  • Discount grocer Aldi to open 45 stores in Southland

     Discount grocer Aldi to open 45 stores in Southland
    German discount grocer Aldi plans to open the first of 45 Southern California stores in March, a move that analysts say could force some competitors to lower prices. That's just the start for Aldi, which has quietly expanded to nearly 1,400 locations in...
  • Around Town: Summer means it's time for annual reading list

    Around Town: Summer means it's time for annual reading list
    School’s out. Summer is here and it’s time for the annual Around Town Summer Reading List. 1. When Elaine Lowry Brye addressed the Democratic Party Convention in 2012, she began with, “Wow. What’s a mom like me doing in a place...
  • Crime Report: Catalytic converters stolen from Toyota Sequoias in two separate incidents

    La CaƱada Flintridge June 1 Grand theft, catalytic converters: 1900 block of Lombardy Drive. A woman reported that sometime between 12:30 p.m. the day before and 9 a.m. that day, someone stole two catalytic converters from her 2003 Toyota Sequoia...