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  • Lumber Liquidators' profit falls on decreased sales

    Lumber Liquidators' profit falls on decreased sales
    Reduced customer traffic and constraints on inventory for Toano-based Lumber Liquidators' stores led to a sales shortfall and an 18.7 percent drop in profit in the second quarter, the company reports. While overall sales increased by 2.3 percent with...
  • Stereo D plans expansion into Canada

    Stereo D plans expansion into Canada
    Stereo D, a Burbank visual effects company, plans to move a significant portion of its workforce north of the border. The company, which specializes in the conversion of movies to a 3-D format, told employees this morning that the studio is planning...
  • KidsPeace emerges from bankruptcy

    KidsPeace, the Orefield-based organization that's been treating troubled children for more than a century, emerged from bankruptcy Friday after shedding more than $80 million in pension obligations and millions of dollars in yearly debt. Fourteen months...
  • Filing bankruptcy? How to protect loved ones who cosign loans

    Wanda says her daughter is the cosigner for two auto loans. Wanda also is considering a bankruptcy filing. She asks: Will seeking bankruptcy protection affect her daughter's credit? Answer: It could. Bankruptcy filings can be tricky, especially if...
  • Questions Grow On Incoming School Chief's Use Of Ph.D. Title, Financial Problems

    Questions about Terrence P. Carter's background multiplied Tuesday, a day after the New London school board delayed a vote on approving a contract for him to start Aug. 1 as superintendent of schools. Board members want to ask Carter about The Courant's...
  • CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank

    CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank
    Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California. The...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • Maryland lawmakers, child advocates seek probe into oversight of troubled group home

    Maryland lawmakers, child advocates seek probe into oversight of troubled group home
    Maryland lawmakers and child advocates called Monday for an investigation into regulators' oversight of a troubled group home operator, asking why the state continued to give the company millions in taxpayer dollars despite long-standing financial and...
  • Crumbs cupcake shops could re-open some locations

    Crumbs cupcake shops could re-open some locations
    Could Crumbs cupcakes be saved by Dippin' Dots? Just days after the financially troubled Crumbs Bake Shops Inc. closed all 48 stores, including three at malls in the Baltimore area, the New York specialty chain stands to be acquired as part of a...
  • LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works

    LifeLine contracts received little scrutiny at Board of Public Works
    Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
  • A year into Detroit's bankruptcy, many residents still feel abandoned

    In the year since this city filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest municipality ever to do so, leaders have adopted a more optimistic tone about the future, pledging to fix streetlights and attract new residents and jobs. But Eric Byrd isn't...