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  • Board has the power to keep recreation center locked

    Board has the power to keep recreation center locked
    Q: I live in a large, sprawling condominium association with hundreds of units in multiple buildings that make up the association. We have a common recreational facility in a separate building. The board of directors has recently started locking the...
  • Microsoft sues IRS for details of tax probe contract

    SEATTLE Microsoft is suing the Internal Revenue Service in an effort to get details of an agreement between the tax regulator and a law firm examining how Microsoft tallied its sales between subsidiaries. The underlying tax matter is a big one for...
  • Appaloosa's Tepper to return 10-20 percent of capital by year-end: source

    David Tepper, head of $20 billion hedge fund Appaloosa Management, will return as much as 20 percent of the firm's capital by Jan. 1, a person familiar with the fund said. The amount could be as much as $4 billion, the person said. The move comes after...
  • To tax or not to tax, that's Northampton County Council's question

    To tax or not to tax, that's Northampton County Council's question
    A few hours after learning Northampton County had burned through $40 million in savings since 2011, County Councilman Hayden Phillips lay on his pillow at 2 a.m., his eyes wide open and his mind racing. His sleepless night had brought him to a...
  • Expenditures up slightly in Oak Park budget plan

    Expenditures up slightly in Oak Park budget plan
    Oak Parker won't see any significant cuts to services next year, but some trustees suggested at a preliminary review of the budget that a more "rigorous" review of some expenditures for 2016 might lessen the tax burden on residents. During a public...
  • State's Cost Of Living Leaves Many Short

    State's Cost Of Living Leaves Many Short
    The American dream is that if you work hard, you can expect to get ahead financially. For most of us, that means you can save money, buy a reliable car, purchase a home if you want, afford quality child care, send your children to college, handle...
  • Loan limits raised in four California counties by Fannie, Freddie

    Loan limits raised in four California counties by Fannie, Freddie
    In the realm of mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, California tends to fall into two categories -- high-cost counties where eligible single-family home loans can't be higher than $625,500 (Los Angeles, Orange) or those with the standard limit...
  • South Side apartment building among 3 Chicago energy efficiency stars

    South Side apartment building among 3 Chicago energy efficiency stars
    To say the 55-unit building in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood was in disarray when it was changing hands in 2009 would be an understatement. "It was completely dilapidated," said Sandeep Sood, principal of Nautilus Investments, which acquired the...
  • Puckett's departure deconstructed: Senator resigning killed McAuliffe's secret Medicaid plan

    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had run out of options to pull off his marquee campaign promise to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Even a risky plan to circumvent the legislature had fallen apart. That's when the...
  • Aviva, Friends Life 5.6 billion pound merger plan makes sense: investors

    By Carolyn Cohn and Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) - Aviva's potential 5.6 billion pound ($8.8 billion) purchase of Friends Life reflects a need to consolidate and cut costs in Britain's insurance industry, fund managers said. The two companies said on...
  • Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

    Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California
    Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year, providing access to some schools, fire stations and more private companies. The ambitious plan highlights the progress scientists have made in...