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  • Obamacare advisor apologizes to lawmakers for controversial comments

    Obamacare advisor apologizes to lawmakers for controversial comments
    Jonathan Gruber, an MIT professor who worked on the Affordable Care Act, apologized to members of Congress on Tuesday for a series of controversial comments he made about the law, which Republicans have seized on to attack the healthcare legislation....
  • Pearl Joyce TurpinOctober 26, 1937 - November 27, 2014

    Pearl Joyce Turpin<br/>October 26, 1937 - November 27, 2014
    Pearl Joyce Turpin, wife, sister, daughter, mother and “grammy,” hat aficionada, purveyor of books, collector of unique objects, and loving friend to all that knew her, passed from this life at home, surrounded by her loving family, on...
  • Father charged with letting kid's teeth rot sent to county prison

    Father charged with letting kid's teeth rot sent to county prison
    Charged with allowing his 6-year-old daughter's teeth to rot and under investigation in the deaths of three of his other children, a Lehigh Township man was able to avoid jail in November by promising a judge that he'd check himself into drug rehab. But...
  • Floridians slay more credit-card debt than others in U.S.

    Floridians slay more credit-card debt than others in U.S.
    A funny thing happened during the recession: Floridians got better at paying off their credit cards than other debtors nationwide. Floridians went from lagging behind the national average by carrying an average of $5,830 in credit-card debt in 2007 to...
  • Letter: Better late than never on moratorium

    We need a moratorium on building monstrous structures in Glendale. It is already too late since our city planners and the City Council have already destroyed a large part of our city, with their love for every developer entering the city, but we must take...
  • Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?

    Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Home Depot profit rises despite data breach

    Home Depot's third-quarter profit rose 14% as sales climbed in the U.S., suggesting that a huge data breach announced two months ago has not shaken the faith of customers. The nation's biggest home improvement retailer stuck to its outlook for all of...
  • Letters from Santa can lead to stolen credit card info, authorities warn

    Letters from Santa can lead to stolen credit card info, authorities warn
    Authorities and consumer protection groups are warning parents that a letter from Santa Claus to their kids may come at an unexpected cost – stolen credit card numbers. Parents can pay to have a handwritten letter from Santa sent to their kids...
  • Panel to hear criticism on film tax

    Panel to hear criticism on film tax
    Lawmakers will consider the fate of Maryland's controversial program to lure film and television crews to the state with millions in tax dollars. Today, during a public hearing, state lawmakers will hear public testimony on whether the costly program is...
  • Analysts urge state to scrap film tax credit

    Analysts urge state to scrap film tax credit
    State analysts urged lawmakers Tuesday to scrap Maryland's film tax credit, arguing the state hasn't benefited enough from the $62.5 million poured into television and movie companies since 2012. The hearing in Annapolis marked the public opening of a...
  • Allentown: Water, sewer lease will help borrowing

    Allentown: Water, sewer lease will help borrowing
    The infusion of cash provided by Allentown's 2013 water and sewer lease has put the city in a better position to take on new debt in 2015, city finance officials said Monday. Allentown's proposed 2015 budget calls for the city to take on more than $20...