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  • Four of Atlantic City's surviving casinos posted higher 3Q profits than a year ago

    PHILADELPHIA Amid the gloom of Atlantic City, N.J., casino closings and looming city budget cutbacks, there was relatively good news Monday from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement's quarterly financial report on casinos. Four of Atlantic City'...
  • Boscov's CEO will work Thanksgiving

    Although the decorations have been up for weeks, Friday marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Or rather, it used to – these days, more and more stores are opening on Thanksgiving. That's why, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Albert Boscov,...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Are the Islanders for real?

    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week: + Arizona State shook up college hockey last week by announcing it will upgrade its men's club hockey program to full NCAA Division I status over the next three...
  • Getting more realistic on L.A. pension returns

    Getting more realistic on L.A. pension returns
    In the last year, all three of Los Angeles' public employee pension funds have recalculated their too-rosy estimates of how much they will earn in the years ahead. Those lowered earning forecasts may cost the city in the short term — if it has to...
  • Beware: Merged, code-sharing airlines don't always have prices in sync

    Beware: Merged, code-sharing airlines don't always have prices in sync
    Question: Here is something I cannot figure out: On a US Airways flight my parents want to take from Chicago's O'Hare to San Francisco on Dec. 23, a first-class nonrefundable ticket is not available, but a first-class flexible ticket costs $1,222. The...
  • Special Report: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

    By Duff Wilson, Ryan McNeill and Deborah J. Nelson GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - When Hurricane Ike hit this city on the Gulf of Mexico, William Merrell found himself trapped in a second-floor apartment as storm waters coursed eight feet deep through...
  • Small town with several detention centers debates if it needs another

    Small town with several detention centers debates if it needs another
    The budget deficit and the detention centers are about the only things growing in this economically depressed high-desert city. Amid the tumbleweeds on the edge of town, construction crews are adding 650 beds at a privately run detention facility for...
  • Bahrain investment firm Arcapita completes $100 million fundraising

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain-based Islamic investment firm Arcapita has completed a $100 million fundraising from new and existing shareholders in the Gulf just over a year after it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The money will help Arcapita to make...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Is partner eligible for Social Security benefits?

    Dear Liz: My partner of 30 years recently died. Am I eligible for Social Security survivor benefits? I don't want anything I don't deserve, but if I'm entitled to something, every penny would be appreciated. I am 54 and make minimum wage. Answer: Your...
  • Bankruptcies

    Bankruptcies
    Chapter 7 Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include: R.A. Scott Construction Co., 2509 Bellevue Ave., Daytona Beach. Filed: Nov. 13. Assets: $542,121. Liabilities:...
  • Nov. 24 Letters: Hampton projects, Fort Monroe, veterans support, assault victim

    Debt in Hampton Once again, will the last person to leave Hampton please turn off the lights. For if the Hampton City Council continues to come up with costly, unneeded capital improvement projects, then the city is likely to wind up in bankruptcy...