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  • Lehigh Valley banks find parochial principles pay off

    The nation's banking crisis has troubled such financial institutions like Wachovia and Sovereign, two large banks heavily tied to the Lehigh Valley. Others, like some community banks, are seeing the times as an opportunity to gain customers. Founded...
  • U.S. says Blagojevich, crew ran state as racket

    Federal prosecutors expanded their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday in an indictment that drew more of his closest aides into the scandal and adds new schemes to the list of charges against him: Pocketing money funneled through his...
  • Community Commentary: Bank bailouts needs to stop

    As thousands of homes are forfeited to banks each year, I continue to receive calls from constituents who cannot understand why financial institutions seem to prefer foreclosures and short sales on homes rather than to work with homeowners on loan...
  • Drew University's new nursing school opens under financial cloud

    Drew University's new nursing school opens under financial cloud
    Even as the doors open this month on a new $43-million building to house the inaugural nursing class at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, the university's interim president warned that the long-struggling institution is already in danger of...
  • Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end

    Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College. But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
  • Text of President Obama's State of the Union address

    Text of President Obama's State of the Union address
    Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
  • McCain: Squeeze Iran financially

     
    by Stuart Silverstein In a speech he will deliver this morning, John McCain manages to take a slap at Barack Obama and Iran at the same time. McCain, according to excerpts of a prepared address to the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC,......
  • Bailout, taxpayers, Wall St: Who pays?

     
    by Mark Silva While congressional leaders race toward a hard-fought agreement over a $700-billion bailout for the nation's financial markets, resistant House Republicans say they are in no rush to lay the burden "on the backs of American taxpayers.''...
  • Bush: Bailout benefits Main, Wall Streets

     
    by Mark Silva He has gone on national television, he has delivered statements from the White House -- one while seated between the Republican and Democratic nominees for the presidency in the West Wing this week -- and now President......
  • Obama: Financial stability fee (Updated)

     
    Obama, speaking in Reno, adds another idea to the rescue plan: a fee on Wall Street to eventually make the taxpayers whole. It's been kicking around, supported by some Dems, but not part of the plan voted down yesterday: "If......
  • Paterson: Pass the bailout

     
    Gov. Paterson has, with some success, raised his profile during the Wall Street crisis. He's got a statement out now calling on Congress to act on the negotiated package, fast. After the jump.......