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  • Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers

    Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers
    Cable giant Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet service. The Philadelphia company added 203,000 high-speed subscribers during the April-June quarter, more than making up for...
  • CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank

    CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank
    Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California. The...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • Merger of Aecom and URS to create giant L.A. construction firm

    Los Angeles construction giant Aecom Technology Corp. — which has worked on downtown L.A. high-rises, World Cup stadiums and New York's new World Trade Center — will buy its San Francisco rival, URS Corp., in a $6-billion deal. The merged...
  • Investing: growth stocks to buy now

    After the stock market's phenomenal five-year bull run, finding undiscovered gems today is no easy feat. But we expect the earnings of the companies below to rise significantly faster than the 10.2-percent average annual earnings growth predicted for...
  • Mohegan Tribe Announces Joint Venture With Long Island Company

    The Mohegan Tribe announced Monday it is teaming with a Long Island company that sells copy machines and other office equipment, along with related software and services for digital copying, scanning and color graphics. The tribe has a joint venture with...
  • Clean the World becomes Florida 'B' Corporation

    Clean the World becomes Florida 'B' Corporation
    Orlando-based Clean the World Management Inc. has become the state’s first “benefit corporation,” a hybrid between a non-profit and for-profit company Benefit corporations, or ‘B’ corporations, are a recent development in...
  • Maryland lawmakers, child advocates seek probe into oversight of troubled group home

    Maryland lawmakers, child advocates seek probe into oversight of troubled group home
    Maryland lawmakers and child advocates called Monday for an investigation into regulators' oversight of a troubled group home operator, asking why the state continued to give the company millions in taxpayer dollars despite long-standing financial and...
  • Company led by new Air Products CEO sold

    Air Products' new CEO Seifi Ghasemi could find himself facing investor scrutiny, but not for anything he's done in his first two weeks on the job with the Trexlertown gas company. Ghasemi previously worked as CEO for New Jersey chemicals company Rockwood...
  • Cigarette-maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25 billion deal

    Reynolds American Inc. will buy Lorillard Inc. for $25 billion, merging two of the world's biggest cigarette makers in a deal that includes the sale of the top-selling U.S. e-cigarette to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group. The deal, which gives Reynolds...
  • Crumbs cupcake shops could re-open some locations

    Crumbs cupcake shops could re-open some locations
    Could Crumbs cupcakes be saved by Dippin' Dots? Just days after the financially troubled Crumbs Bake Shops Inc. closed all 48 stores, including three at malls in the Baltimore area, the New York specialty chain stands to be acquired as part of a...