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  • Service to others: Faith, football and taxes

    I had better start with this disclaimer: I am not a professional sports fan. Not at all. Or a college sports fan. I tell you that because I want to venture into that cultural vortex where faith, football and taxes converge. I don't claim to be an expert...
  • Easton woman who embezzled $400K from repo agency gets prison

    Easton woman who embezzled $400K from repo agency gets prison
    Calling her a "predator," U.S. District Judge Edward G. Smith on Friday sentenced an Easton woman to six years in federal prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from a Whitehall Township repo agency where she worked. Felicia Straub, 42, misused her...
  • As tax season starts, advocates urge eligible families to seek free help

    As tax season starts, advocates urge eligible families to seek free help
    Many respond to the start of tax season with grumbles. Baltimore resident John Chambers? He looks forward to it. The social worker, who said he earned about $35,000 last year, filed his taxes Friday — the first day the IRS started accepting...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Obamacare should lose in next Supreme Court case

    Ramesh Ponnuru: Obamacare should lose in next Supreme Court case
    Conservatives in Washington are increasingly confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule this summer that the White House has gone beyond its legal authority in implementing the Affordable Care Act. Any such decision would enrage liberals. They...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Black History Expo The National Pan-Hellenic Council, the NAACP and the Howard County Public School System invite the community to "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture" from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter...
  • Allentown man gets prison in tax fraud case

    An Allentown man will spend more than two years in prison for his role in a scheme to file false tax returns and collect IRS refunds in other people's names. Liberado Peralta worked with his son and daughter between June 2011 and April 2012 to collect...
  • Tax pros to raise awareness of specific tax credit

    Tax pros to raise awareness of specific tax credit
    If you are a senior raising grandchildren or a single person who went back to school at age 25 or higher, don’t forget about potential deductions come tax time. On Friday, tax experts and the Internal Revenue Service mark the grassroots Earned...
  • Don't delay applying for federal student aid

    Dorm move-in day is months away, but college applicants hoping to receive financial aid need to complete the much-maligned Free Application for Federal Student Aid (aka "FAFSA") ASAP. While each school sets its own financial aid due date, some of the...
  • Los Angeles jury awards $5 million to funk legend Sly Stone in breach-of-contract lawsuit

    Funk legend Sly Stone was awarded $5 million on Tuesday in a breach-of-contract suit that claimed his business partners and his own company cheated him out of royalties. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled for the 71-year-old performer in his...
  • Yahoo CEO spinning off 15 percent stake in Alibaba to avoid $16 billion in future taxes

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's $39 billion stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a potential shareholder rebellion. The highly anticipated decision announced Tuesday will enable Yahoo to avoid paying...
  • Ex-police chief pleads guilty in misuse of funds case

    Ex-police chief pleads guilty in misuse of funds case
    The onetime president of the Illinois police chiefs association has pleaded guilty to charges he misused more than $250,000 that he raised for a suburban Chicago police helicopter program. Former Countryside Chief Timothy Swanson, 56, of Bourbonnais,...