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  • Southington Officials Propose $138M Combined Town And School Budget

    SOUTHINGTON — A proposed combined municipal and school budget of $138.6 million for 2015-16 will be the starting point for two months of hearings, meetings and revisions before a final version is adopted. The final piece of the proposal, the town...
  • Payday loans entrap the most vulnerable

    As our economy continues to improve, there is a crushing weight holding many back: payday loans. While state and local leaders have taken up the cause in certain jurisdictions, this is a national problem that requires Congress to act. Unscrupulous lenders...
  • St. Louis woman gets 3 years for fraud, identity theft

    A former home health care personal nursing assistant from St. Louis has been ordered to spend three years in federal prison for defrauding an 82-year-old patient. Federal prosecutors say 37-year-old Melissa Charlton pleaded guilty last May in East St....
  • Madison company offered $9 million in tax credits

    A Madison company that's developed a test to screen for colorectal cancer is offered $9 million in tax incentives to grow its business. The tax credits for Exact Sciences come from the quasi-public Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Exact Sciences...
  • Mercury Marine CEO John Pfeifer guides outboard engine maker into growth phase

    MILWAUKEE John Pfeifer is president of Mercury Marine Inc., a marine-engine manufacturer that employs about 5,000 people worldwide and has created more than 1,500 jobs in Wisconsin since 2009. Mercury is a division of Brunswick Corp., the nation's largest...
  • Rousseff's fiscal austerity to pave way for Brazil recovery

    BRASILIA, Brazil Austerity is changing the lives of Brazilians, jacking up the cost of living on items from credit cards to gasoline. It also may clean up the country's economic mess and pave the way for a recovery. Governments at all levels are trimming...
  • Legislative debts, with little detail

    About one in five Virginia legislators list having at least $50,000 in personal debtbesides a mortgage, an analysis of financial disclosure forms by The Associated Press has found. But state's ethics laws don't currently require lawmakers to offer...
  • Meaning of 4 words at center of high court health law fight

    The Supreme Court next week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that hinges on just four words in the massive law that seeks to dramatically reduce the ranks of the uninsured. The argument threatens subsidies that help...
  • Yes: Level playing field to keep industry: Front Burner

    Yes: Level playing field to keep industry: Front Burner
    The Taylors came to Orlando 20 years ago in search of work and a good place to raise a family. Carla and Jeff built a house in College Park and enjoyed life as their daughter grew up while involved in school, sports and church. The Taylors' story, though,...
  • Lawmakers just say no to their own rules on license plates

    Lawmakers just say no to their own rules on license plates
    Rules were made to be broken, even by the Florida Legislature. Lawmakers have proposed eight new specialty license plates so far this session — even though they agreed last year not to issue any more until 2017. Back then, they simultaneously...
  • Level the playing field to hold on to film industry talent and jobs in Florida

     Level the playing field to hold on to film industry talent and jobs in Florida
    The Taylors came to Florida 20 years ago in search of work and a good place to raise a family. Carla and Jeff built a house in Orlando and enjoyed life as their daughter grew up while involved in school, sports and church. The Taylors' story, though,...