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  • Chicago Theater Review: 'The Qualms' by Pulitzer Winner Bruce Norris

    Pulitzer-winning playwright-provocateur Bruce Norris ("Clybourne Park," "The Pain and the Itch") has proven himself an expert at depicting American middle class hypocrisy, exposing characters' true convictions as contradictory to the beliefs they would...
  • With Citigroup paying up, will feds' attention now turn to BofA?

    With Citigroup paying up, will feds' attention now turn to BofA?
    With Citigroup Inc. agreeing to pay $7 billion for issuing toxic mortgage securities, the Justice Department now turns to settling its case against what analysts call the biggest mortgage miscreant of all: Bank of America Corp. The government has...
  • Growing services allow online payments to family, friends

    Growing services allow online payments to family, friends
    A week after she signed up for a new online-payment service from TD Bank, Linda Asencio emailed money to a niece for her birthday. She used it again a few days later to pay money she owed her mother. "It was really simple," said Asencio, 40, manager...
  • County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts

    County Judge candidates Terry Neal and Daniel Archer are a study in contrasts
    Second of two parts. Choosing a county judge is a task that leaves most voters flailing in the dark, and the August election is going to require even more scrutiny than usual from voters because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering. A group of mostly...
  • Bank of America earnings tumble 43% on mortgage litigation costs

    Bank of America Corp.'s second-quarter earnings plunged 43% as the nation's second-largest bank recorded 4 billion additional reasons to regret its 2008 purchase of high-risk home lender Countrywide Financial Corp. in Calabasas. Bank of America said...
  • Baldwin home has all the amenities

    Baldwin home has all the amenities
    A contemporary, villa-style home made of brick and cedar siding, found at 4205 Sweet Air Road in Baldwin, is for sale for $675,000. Resting on nearly 1.5 acres, the property is a golfer's dream with a professionally designed five-hole putting green that...
  • Brown Cabinet picks headed to a vote

    Northampton County Council's Democrats on Wednesday chided Executive John Brown for limiting their opportunity to vet his trio of Cabinet nominees. Nonetheless, the latest batch of nominees seems poised for approval at Thursday's County Council meeting,...
  • Northampton County Council approves Executive John Brown's Cabinet picks

    Northampton County Council confirmed three of Executive John Brown's Cabinet officials Thursday, leaving just one vacancy in his administration. A stream of colleagues, friends and even "friendly competitors" of the three men appeared before council to...
  • Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life

    Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life
    The nightclub insurer promised to fight for its clients — its promotional material shows a man socked in the face with a boxing glove. But founder Jeffrey B. Cohen fights everything. He went after competitors, clients, former employees and even...
  • Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins

     Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins
    As baby boomers ebb out of the workforce and into retirement, financial advisers are helping wind down their clients' careers by preparing them for soon-to-be-reduced incomes. Meet Cyndi Hutchins, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's director of financial...
  • Former BofA short-sales employee gets prison term for taking bribes

    Former BofA short-sales employee gets prison term for taking bribes
    A former Bank of America mortgage employee was sentenced to 30 months in prison for pocketing $1.2 million in payoffs to approve sales of distressed properties for far less than their actual value. Kevin Lauricella, 29, who had worked for BofA in Simi...