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  • Smith Bros. hope TV ads can keep revival going

     Smith Bros. hope TV ads can keep revival going
    Television viewers will see something next month that hasn't been on the air since "I Love Lucy" was in its first run — a new commercial for Smith Bros. cough drops. Revived last year, the venerable Chicago-based brand is launching a $3 million...
  • Bankruptcy dismissed in Westport development suit

    Bankruptcy dismissed in Westport development suit
    A federal bankruptcy court judge dismissed a Chapter 11 case related to developer Patrick Turner's ambitious waterfront development in South Baltimore, clearing the way for a foreclosure on the property. Judge Robert A. Gordon said he saw no evidence...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • DirecTV-AT&T venture takes over bankrupt, Comcast-run CSN Houston

    PHILADELPHIA The buzzer rang Monday on Comcast Corp.'s costly bid to televise Astros baseball and Rockets basketball games in the Houston area. A partnership of DirecTV and AT&T Inc. took possession of CSN Houston's studios near the Toyota Center there...
  • Lawyers will meet in effort to save Revel deal

    PHILADELPHIA In a last-ditch effort to salvage the sale of the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., to Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million, Revel's bankruptcy attorney has scheduled a meeting Monday in New York to pursue...
  • Ukraine slashed gold holdings in October, Russia added more: IMF

    NEW YORK/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ukraine slashed its gold reserves by more than a third in October, data from the International Monetary Fund showed, as the near-bankrupt country reels from fighting a pro-Russian separatist movement in the east. The...