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  • Guide: Where to find help as a consumer

    Guide: Where to find help as a consumer
    When Crunch Fitness took over the Bally's Total Fitness gym location in Newport News, Mickey Marcella, of Newport News, wanted a refund on his contract since the new owners removed the swimming pool and sauna facilities. Joseph David, of Virginia Beach,...
  • Sun Sentinel Investigation: Tax lien sharks use shell companies to squeeze out locals

    Sun Sentinel Investigation: Tax lien sharks use shell companies to squeeze out locals
    Tax lien auctions are a little-known but juicy Florida financial market worth up to $1 billion a year. And, the Sun Sentinel has found, banks, hedge funds and other financial powerhouses have hit upon a way to game the system, squeeze out the little guy...
  • 22 companies are listed for alleged Iran ties, sanctions

    The state Board of Public Works is expected to put 22 companies on notice Wednesday that they must show they are not investing in Iran's energy sector or be disqualified from doing business with the state. The companies are the first to be targeted under...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Credit unions: Benefits you can bank on

    Do you ever find yourself yearning for the kind of service you got at the financial institutions of your youth? Do you miss the personal attention, local focus and less frequent fees that characterized those long-ago institutions? You may be able to find...
  • Senate challenges Obama on Iran

    Disregarding White House opposition, the Senate unanimously approved new sanctions on Iran as part of its defense bill Thursday night, then passed the bill -- which already faced a veto threat because it requires military custody for certain detainees...
  • BGE customers unhappy with website upgrade

    BGE customers unhappy with website upgrade
    Baltimore Gas & Electric has upgraded its website and customer interface software. As often happens in these matters, not all seems to be going smoothly. I've heard from several customers who are having problems with the site. Says one: "Have you tried...
  • Obama slaps China after G-20 summit, indicates little room for compromise on Bush tax cuts

     
    Full text, as usual, of President Barack Obama's news conference....
  • How should the U.S. handle Israeli-Palestinian relations? Two different views

     
    In this week's Opinion pages, we've had two experts weigh in on how the U.S. should handle Israeli-Palestinian relations. Thursday, Aaron David Miller, a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, wrote that the U.S....
  • Florida attorney general slams banks' foreclosure practices

     
    Florida Atty. Gen. Pam Bondi's office has released a highly critical PowerPoint presentation explaining the legal issues surrounding the foreclosure fracas that erupted late last year. See the full report here. Titled "Unfair, Deceptive and Unconscionable...