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  • Student debt relief should be a part of new war against poverty

    Student debt relief should be a part of new war against poverty
    Matt Bruenig, a writer at the think tank Demos, has a very interesting theory about poverty. He points out that poverty declines as people age. Much of it is simply due to the life cycle of earnings -- as people get older, they earn more money. Earnings...
  • FairPoint Communications, unions reach deal to end strike

    Northern New England's primary landline provider, FairPoint Communications, and two unions representing more than 1,700 workers have reached a tentative agreement to end a four-month strike, officials announced Thursday. A joint statement from the...
  • Taunton's last silversmith declares bankruptcy

    There will soon be no more silversmiths in the Silver City. Reed & Barton, the last and oldest silversmith company in Taunton will cease operations in the city later this year. Chief Executive Officer Tim Riddle confirmed Thursday that the nearly 200-...
  • Christie stays focused on New Jersey in Washington speech

    Republican Gov. Chris Christie sent a clear message to New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday that he has no plans to raise taxes days before delivering his annual budget address. Christie spoke to hundreds of business owners, lawmakers and lobbyists in a...
  • A123 sues Apple, says it poached battery engineers

    A123 sues Apple, says it poached battery engineers
    Battery maker A123 Systems is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members in violation of their nondisclosure and noncompete agreements when they left A123. According to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts,...
  • Ka-ching: Euro exit would cost Greece dear, shake eurozone

    So what would it cost if Greece left the euro? As European policymakers struggle to reach a deal to keep the country from a bankruptcy, experts are making rough estimates of the potential costs of failure. Neither side wants Greece to leave the single...
  • Harris discusses looming decision on sale of Catholic hospitals

    Harris discusses looming decision on sale of Catholic hospitals
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris said she is nearing a decision on the hotly debated proposed sale of a chain of struggling Catholic hospitals to a for-profit company in Ontario. “We’re going to be looking at it and making a decision...
  • 9/11 comment escalates US-Gulf airlines spat over subsidies

    U.S. airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Persian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans. Now, a CEO's comment that dragged 9/11 into the debate has escalated the fight. The three largest U.S....
  • Judge terminates deal between Revel and investor Straub

    No deal: Florida investor Glenn Straub's agreement to buy Revel casino in Atlantic City, N.J., was formally terminated Thursday by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Gloria M. Burns. The ruling puts Revel, which filed for its second bankruptcy in June of last year,...
  • 2nd deal to sell costly Atlantic City casino falls through

    Another deal to sell Atlantic City's former Revel casino is dead. A bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved Revel AC's request to terminate a deal to sell the shuttered gambling resort to Florida developer Glenn Straub's Polo North Country Club for $95.4...
  • Transportation chatter rules on annual 'walk' to DC

    There's nothing like a train trip to Washington for New Jersey's political honchos and business hotshots to try to bridge differences over the state's ailing infrastructure. As New Jersey's transportation trust fund faces insolvency by June 30, the state...