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  • The end of the shuttle era signals beginning of SpaceX

    The end of the shuttle era signals beginning of SpaceX
    NASA's space shuttle Atlantis descended back to Earth from it's final mission to the International Space Station last week, bringing the 30-year government-run shuttle program to an end. NASA and the government will now rely upon private industry to...
  • Insurers must pay for hazardous waste site cleanup, court rules

     
    The state of California will be able to collect tens of millions of dollars from insurance companies for cleanup of the Stringfellow Acid Pits hazardous waste site, the California Supreme Court ruled....
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • 1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement

    1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement
    The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice." In between, the arena has hosted the...
  • Don't over-extend your warranty

    Don't over-extend your warranty
    Buying a new car can be a joyous event. Before you leave the dealership, however, you'll find yourself in the finance office with a pitch for an extended warranty. Before you sign up, consider some expert advice. "Extended warranties, offered at the time...
  • Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits

    Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits
    Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases. The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
  • Rosemont Inc.

    Rosemont Inc.
    With every cab ride to and from a Chicago airport, 25 cents of the fare goes to a tiny suburb renowned for insider dealing and outsize clout. Those coins add up to millions a year for the suburb — Rosemont — and help fuel a political...
  • Senator Accuses 3 Insurers Of Canceling Some Long Island Coverage After Sandy

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is accusing Allstate, Liberty Mutual and State Farm of dropping insurance coverage for some Long Island homeowners since storm Sandy hit last fall. At least one of those insurers, however, say they have not pulled...
  • Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs

    Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs
    Chicago labor and community groups on Monday called on the Chicago Transit Authority to require bidders on future rail car manufacturing contracts to submit detailed plans for creating local jobs. In a letter to CTA president Forrest Claypool, leaders...
  • Two men, same issues, one position: Mayor

    Delray Beach needs a new mayor, and two men say they're ready for the job. Acting Mayor Tom Carney and former Planing and Zoning Chair Cary Glickstein are vying for the city's highest office in the March 12 election. Both candidates list public...
  • 2/6/2013-Check Your Weapons

    2/6/2013-Check Your Weapons
    Oh man, if the insurance companies get in on the act, that'll be the end of the gun culture in America as we know it which, of course, is what we rational, unarmed citizens want. The insurance companies are worse than the feds.  Every insurance policy is...