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  • Chicago mayoral race mirrors schism challenging Democratic Party

    CHICAGO The Democratic Party is riven over how loud a voice to give its progressive wing. Chicago is that struggle's new frontline. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who has dared to anger his party's organized-labor allies, is being challenged in the city's first...
  • When states win lawsuits, where does the money go?

    WASHINGTON Connecticut soon will get $36 million of a $1.37 billion legal settlement with Standard & Poor's, resolving allegations that the credit ratings agency misled investors in rating mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial...
  • British government sells Eurostar interest for $1.1 billion

    The British government has agreed to sell its stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service that connects London with Paris and Brussels through a tunnel under the English Channel, for 757 million pounds ($1.1 billion), a move that's prompted accusations...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ROBERT MCCRILLISROBERT MONK have been hired as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officers at Bucks County Bank. McCrillis will be responsible for growing the Bank's commercial loan portfolio. McCrillis has over 20 years of lending and bank sales...
  • Local legislators applaud grant for East Hartford pre-school funding

    State representatives Jason Rojas (D-9), Henry Genga (D-10) and Jeff Currey (D-11) recently applauded the governor's announcement of a $300,000 state grant proposal for East Hartford that will help expand the availability of high-quality preschool for...
  • Leaky retirement savings

    If only fixing a leaky retirement account were as easy as repairing a leaky faucet. A new report from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found that money is seeping out of retirement accounts at alarming rates, causing permanent damage...
  • Health insurance of 470,000 Pennsylvanians at stake under Supreme Court Obamacare case

    Health insurance of 470,000 Pennsylvanians at stake under Supreme Court Obamacare case
    — The nation's top court will hear arguments Wednesday on a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that could affect millions of Americans — including those in Pennsylvania — who bought health insurance through the federal marketplace....
  • PNC to scale back financing for mountaintop mining companies

    Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services Group says it will further scale back financing of companies that cut off mountaintops to mine coal. PNC had previously refused to finance companies that produced most of their coal with mountaintop mining, but...
  • Gov. Scott to Obama: Keep federal LIP funds flowing

    Gov. Scott to Obama: Keep federal LIP funds flowing
    TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott wants federal dollars for a Medicaid program, just not the federal funds for the Medicaid expansion envisioned by the Affordable Care Act. He penned a letter Wednesday to President Obama asking the agency in charge of...
  • AP survey: Why the outlook for global economy has brightened

    From the United States to Asia to Europe, a global economy that many had feared was faltering appears poised for a resurgence on the strength of cheap oil and falling interest rates. That's the strikingly upbeat view of economists surveyed by The...
  • Investors continue retreat from Pimco's flagship Total Return Fund

    Investors continue retreat from Pimco's flagship Total Return Fund
    Pacific Investment Management Co. said investors pulled $8.6 billion from its flagship Total Return Fund in February, a sign the Newport Beach fund manager is still grappling with the fallout from the September departure of its onetime star manager,...