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  • Delray Beach officials set preliminary property tax rate

    Delray Beach officials set preliminary property tax rate
    Delray Beach residents have a sneak peek of how much they may be paying the city in taxes this year. On Thursday, commissioners set the preliminary tax rate residents will be charged — $7.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The final rate...
  • Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: August 2014

     
    The Honda Accord topped the Toyota Camry to become the nation's best-selling car in August. The Accord's sales surged 32.5 percent and signaled a return by shoppers to the tried-and-true family schleppers ??? midsize sedans ??? as kids headed back......
  • August auto sales reach an 11-year high

    Consumers streamed into auto dealers last month, pushing industry sales to their highest level for an August in 11 years. Chrysler, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Hyundai all posted gains while General Motors and Volkswagen saw sales slip, according to...
  • U.S. auto sales surge in August to month's highest level in years

    U.S. auto sales surge in August to month's highest level in years
    Auto sales rose to their highest August levels in about a decade based on the early reports from automakers Wednesday. Chrysler, Ford, Toyota and Nissan all posted gains while General Motors saw sales slip. Automakers sold about 1.6 million vehicles...
  • Lake Zurich residents to vote on home-rule status

    Lake Zurich residents to vote on home-rule status
    Lake Zurich residents will have the opportunity to decide at the ballot box this November whether they want the village to become a home-rule community or not. The village board of trustees voted 5-1 recently to put the question to voters in this year's...
  • U.S. inflation bonds back in vogue

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors are back in the hunt for inflation protection for the first time in two years as rising housing costs - particularly for rent - suggest inflation may finally be waking from its post-recession slumber. That's helping to...
  • South Korea inflation eases to five-month low, gives central bank room to cut again

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's annual inflation in August eased to its lowest in five months, data on Tuesday showed, giving the central bank sufficient headroom to cut interest rates again to spur economic growth. The consumer price index gained 1.4...
  • U.S. regulator alleges India drugmaker Dr. Reddy's breached packaging rules

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Export-focused Indian drugmaker Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd said it was in talks with a U.S. regulator over allegations it violated packaging rules for some prescription drugs sold there between 2008 and 2012. The allegations by the...
  • Factbox: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes

    Aug 20 (Reuters) - - JULY 29-30 FOMC: Minutes released on Aug. 20: "The data received since the staff prepared its forecast for the June FOMC meeting suggested that real GDP growth was even weaker in the first half of the year than had been anticipated....
  • July new home sales disappoint

    WASHINGTON New homes sales dipped in July, the government said Monday in a disappointing monthly report that highlights ongoing problems in the housing sector. Sales of new homes slipped 2.4 percent in July from June numbers, to an annual rate of 412,...
  • Target cuts forecast as it woos back customers with more discounts

    Target cuts forecast as it woos back customers with more discounts
    (Reuters) - Target Corp cut its full-year earnings forecast as it offers more discounts to attract cash-strapped customers and win over shoppers unnerved by a massive holiday-season data breach. The third-largest U.S. retailer, however, said sales and...