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  • Exclusive: IRS enforcement agent numbers could drop to lowest levels since 1970s

    Exclusive: IRS enforcement agent numbers could drop to lowest levels since 1970s
    Budget pressures at the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigation Division are cutting the number of investigators there to the lowest level in four decades, and officials say the changes are forcing the division to scale back its fight of...
  • About-face for ECB's Draghi as he seeks to jolt euro zone into life

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prodding governments to do more to boost demand and hinting at European Central Bank action to go along with it marks a major shift in ECB chief Mario Draghi's euro zone policy away from a focus on austerity toward reviving growth....
  • Investing: Hedge without a hedge fund

    A growing number of mutual funds are adopting hedge-fund tactics, from betting on stocks that could decline (known as shorting) to buying futures contracts to ride market trends. They are cheaper to own than hedge funds, they're more transparent about...
  • San Bernardino County's smallest city faces big financial woes

    For four decades, the smallest city in San Bernardino County fought them. But the financial burdens that have troubled this city since its incorporation 44 years ago have finally caught up to it. Back in 1970, San Bernardino County staffers...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    GOLF & TENNIS BENEFIT: The Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational for Pediatrics gets a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The tennis tournament begins at 11 a.m. The fundraiser for the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program includes an...
  • Scott Walker solicited money for conservative group: records

    Scott Walker solicited money for conservative group: records
    Gov. Scott Walker personally solicited millions of dollars in contributions for a conservative group during the 2011 and 2012 recalls, which prosecutors cited as evidence the governor and his campaign violated state campaign finance laws, records made...
  • A place to call home

    When he signed the Housing Act of 1949 into law, President Harry Truman believed it would establish "as a national objective the achievement as soon as feasible of a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family." The United...
  • Friends, donors and countrymen

      Political news gathering these days often consists of warnings about "donor fatigue," followed by excited updates on the dollar figure each candidate and party has collected. Given the complaints and overheated debates about all this, why don't we...
  • Efforts to help renters become homeowners continue

    Efforts to help renters become homeowners continue
    As high prices, rising rents and tight credit requirements continue to make homeownership difficult for many families, some private and nonprofit developers are trying to find ways to make homeownership more accessible for renters. At least three...
  • Swedish government cuts growth forecast, says to raise more taxes if re-elected

    HARPSUND Sweden (Reuters) - Sweden's centre-right government delivered a gloomy message to voters on Saturday ahead of next month's general election, cutting its growth forecast due to weakness in the global economy and saying it will further raise...
  • Yellen resists pressure to tighten monetary policy more quickly

    Resisting pressure to tighten monetary policy more quickly, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said there was no "simple recipe" for central bank policymakers in deciding when the labor market had improved enough to handle a rise in interest...