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  • KAL is way off on LBJ's legacy [Letter]

    KAL is way off on LBJ's legacy [Letter]
    Kevin Kallaugher's cartoon on LBJ's legacy is so far off the mark that it fails to be remotely humorous ("Dogged opposition," April 13). He uses two presidents, each tainted by their racism and prejudice, to paint the tea party as racist. Lyndon B....
  • GM could benefit, too, from an ignition-switch victims fund

    (Reuters) - If General Motors Co creates a fund to compensate victims of its faulty ignition switches, an option that a top legal adviser suggested it is exploring, the company could give up strong defenses to a wave of lawsuits. But it could stand to...
  • Detroit bankruptcy judge revives idea of regional water agency

    Detroit bankruptcy judge revives idea of regional water agency
    DETROIT (Reuters) - The federal judge overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy case has revived the idea of a regional water authority and also suggested the city may need court oversight after it emerges from bankruptcy. U.S. Judge Steven Rhodes ordered...
  • Internal report slams U.S. handling of Abound Solar guarantees

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy displayed a "lack of guidance" in how it dealt with millions of dollars in loan guarantees to now-bankrupt Abound Solar Manufacturing, the agency's internal watchdog said in a report on Thursday. The...
  • Think you're money savvy? Take this quiz

    Think you're smart about money? Maybe. But unless you're regularly learning and refreshing your knowledge, the latest information about spending, savings and investing might pass you by. And the best way to pass on money smarts to children probably isn'...
  • Anthony Orlando: Financial regulation would stimulate economy

    On Wednesday, in her first speech on monetary policy, Janet Yellen, the new Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, pointed out a discouraging paradox: In recent years, private-sector forecasters have been surprisingly accurate at forecasting changes in the...
  • Helping clients choose annuities or lump sums

    (Reuters) - Your client plans to retire soon and his employer's defined benefit plan offers a choice: take a monthly pension or a lump sum distribution that can be rolled over to an Individual Retirement Account. The client wants your input because a good...
  • Massive soybean defaults loom as China buyers play hard-ball: top buyer

    RIZHAO, China (Reuters) - Chinese buyers may default on a further 1.2 million metric tons (1.32 million tons) of soybeans worth about $900 million being shipped from the United States and South America, to avoid incurring huge losses in a depressed...
  • Did hard feelings between GM and Delphi contribute to ignition-switch woes?

     
    Filed under: GM, Earnings/Financials, UAW/Unions, Read This The Detroit News has lodged another exhibit in the attempt to reconstruct how General Motors used an ignition switch part that might not have met the company's own standards, citing acrimonious...
  • Ken Forsse dies at 77; Teddy Ruxpin creator attended Burbank High

    Ken Forsse dies at 77; Teddy Ruxpin creator attended Burbank High
    Talking toys have been around since at least 1960, when pull-the-string Chatty Cathy debuted. But Teddy Ruxpin, a cuddly teddy bear that hit stores in late 1985, marked a technological leap forward. Created by then-Granada Hills resident Ken Forsse, the...
  • Former Ames Headquarters To Be Auctioned In June

    Former Ames Headquarters To Be Auctioned In June
    ROCKY HILL – A public auction for qualified bidders interested in acquiring the former Ames Department Store headquarters on Main Street has been scheduled for June. The auction by David R. Maltz & Co., Inc., will be held 1 p.m., June 19 at the...