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  • Ruling good for community associations: My Word

    With a recent ruling by Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal, community associations scored a victory that will provide them with financial relief during the fragile real-estate recovery. It marks a turning point in community associations' ongoing...
  • Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years

    Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years
    She may have held an impressive title — chief financial officer at Scott Rothstein's law firm — but Irene Shannon's attorney described her as nothing but a pawn to South Florida's king of fraud. Friday, a federal judge disagreed. U.S....
  • Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living

    Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living
    It is not often that a piece of Maryland architectural history goes on the market, which is one of myriad reasons that the Springfield Estate (also known as Peerce's Plantation) in northern Baltimore County is such a treasure. At a selling price of $1....
  • McDonnell trial: Researchers wary of McDonnell's Anatabloc ties

    McDonnell trial: Researchers wary of McDonnell's Anatabloc ties
    University of Virginia researchers were uncomfortable about the governor’s apparent support for Anatabloc, a supplement they considered studying at its maker’s behest, a key university official testified Monday during the federal corruption...
  • Real estate notebook: Yamato Village Center in Boca sells for $6.5 million

    A family-owned real estate investment firm paid $6.5 million for the Boca Raton retail center anchored by Doris Italian Market. Boca YVC LLC bought the 30,000-square-foot Yamato Village Center at 9101 Lakeridge Blvd. from Dratax Corp. Coldwell Banker'...
  • Niantic Man Arrested In Essex Bank Robbery

    ESSEX — Joshua Green of Niantic is in custody after he stole money from a Bank of America on 125 Westbrook Rd., in Essex, police said. Green, 34, left the Bank of America and headed north on Route 153 with a large amount of money, police said....
  • Ending bank tricks would be music to my ears

    There's no shortage of dumb laws on the books in this country -- you can't, for example, delay or detain a homing pigeon in New Jersey or give a dog whiskey in Chicago. But what really astounds me is all the lousy things that remain legal. Sure, on any...
  • Surprising plea deal in state Rep. Ford's bank fraud case

    Surprising plea deal in state Rep. Ford's bank fraud case
    The odds were undoubtedly stacked against state Rep. LaShawn Ford when federal prosecutors indicted him on felony bank fraud charges more than a year and a half ago. The already sky-high conviction rate at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse rises to near 100...
  • Ford expected to plead guilty to misdemeanor tax charge

    Ford expected to plead guilty to misdemeanor tax charge
    LaShawn Ford, a state representative charged in 2012 with federal bank fraud charges, is scheduled to plead guilty this morning to a misdemeanor tax count, not felony bank fraud charges on which he was initially indicted, according to a source. The U.S....
  • Workers who serve society are not rewarded for dedication [Commentary]

    Workers who serve society are not rewarded for dedication [Commentary]
    What someone is paid has little or no relationship to what their work is worth to society. Does anyone seriously believe that hedge-fund mogul Steven A. Cohen is worth the $2.3 billion he raked in last year, despite being slapped with a $1.8 billion ...
  • Robert B. Reich: Workers who serve society aren't rewarded for dedication

    What someone is paid has little or no relationship to what their work is worth to society. Does anyone seriously believe that hedge-fund mogul Steven A. Cohen is worth the $2.3 billion he raked in last year, despite being slapped with a $1.8 billion fine...