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  • Failed film deal leads to allegations of fraud, money laundering

    Jeff Elliott dreamed of telling the story of his son's triumph over a life-threatening brain tumor on the silver screen. And in Christopher Eberts, an independent producer who had made films with Bruce Willis, John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, he believed...
  • BSO's gamble on a second home pays off

    BSO's gamble on a second home pays off
    On Feb. 5, 2005, the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda opened with a gala concert by its primary resident ensemble and founding partner, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, led by then music-director Yuri Temirkanov. Speeches and festivities were...
  • Biz News: Newport firm sells apartment properties for $482 million

    JH Real Estate Partners Inc. of Newport Beach has sold a 14-property portfolio containing 2,669 apartments to a Los Angeles investment firm. It is one of the largest multifamily asset purchases in Southern California in two decades. TruAmerica...
  • Despite Hogan promises, critics see 'gimmicks' in his budget

    Despite Hogan promises, critics see 'gimmicks' in his budget
    During the campaign that took him to the State House, Gov. Larry Hogan frequently railed against former Gov. Martin O'Malley's use of "gimmicks" to balance the budget. But critics say Hogan's spending plan for next year employs some of the same fiscal...
  • Nigeria's in-your-face corruption may be fueling Boko Haram terrorism

    Nigeria's in-your-face corruption may be fueling Boko Haram terrorism
    Collapsing oil prices are dealing a crippling blow to Africa's economic giant, Nigeria, which is simultaneously absorbing a second shock: U.S. refineries once purchased as much as 40% of its production; now they're no longer buying. Is this financial...
  • Rising tuition at public colleges, funding cuts leave students deeper in debt

    Michael Bayne has done everything you're supposed to do to avoid taking on too much debt for college. He lives off-campus to save money on housing. He's always working at least one job — sometimes two. And he enrolled at an in-state public school,...
  • Fed Chair Yellen must weigh U.S. growth against global slowdown

     Fed Chair Yellen must weigh U.S. growth against global slowdown
    Now comes the tough part for Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen. After winding down the central bank's bond-buying stimulus without roiling financial markets, Yellen begins her second year on the job next week with the more difficult task of...
  • Terry Savage: 5 tips to take control of your credit destiny

    Your credit report, and the credit score partly derived from your credit report, are the basic building blocks of your financial life. The three major credit bureaus Experian, TransUnion and Equifax collect every bit of data they can find about your use...
  • Fairfield County Legislators Ask For I-95, Metro-North Upgrades

    United by a sense of urgency to improve I-95 and the Metro-North railroad, a bipartisan caucus of Fairfield County legislators is campaigning to put southwestern Connecticut at the front of the line for transportation infrastructure funds. Fairfield...
  • Canton Schools Seek $1.8 Million To Replace High School Windows

    Canton Schools Seek $1.8 Million To Replace High School Windows
    CANTON — School officials are seeking $1.8 million to replace aging windows at Canton High School. The request was presented to the board of finance Jan. 20, and selectmen referred it to the permanent municipal building committee Jan. 28. Final...
  • St. Luke's bonds to finance new hospital

    St. Luke's bonds to finance new hospital
    St. Luke's University Health Network announced Friday it will issue $75 million in bonds to finance construction of its new hospital in Stroud Township. St. Luke's bonds will be issued through the Pocono Mountains Industrial Park Authority in the next...