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  • State approves tax credit zones

    State approves tax credit zones
    The state has approved bigger tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore, including the site of a new Amazon warehouse. Designed to spur job creation, the benefits took effect Tuesday. The new "focus areas" provide property owners with a...
  • Hatfield Twp. police identify thief of umpire's wallet; search continues

    Hatfield Township police have identified the man they believe stole a wallet last month from the parked vehicle of a man who was umpiring a School Road Park baseball game. Charles J. Campbell, 45, of the 100 block of Oak Park Road, Hatfield, was...
  • Police seek theft suspect wearing medical boot

    Catasauqua police want the public's help to identify a woman who used a stolen credit card at two stores in the Allentown area May 1. Although the photos of the woman are grainy, police said one distinct feature may lead to her identification. The...
  • State program that could benefit Allentown neighborhoods survives budget cuts

    A tax credit program that Allentown officials want to use to spread the wealth from up to $1 billion in downtown development narrowly survived state budget cuts this week, keeping hope alive for the city's neighborhoods. Lawmakers initially left the...
  • Deerfield to roll out new parking program

    Beachgoers will soon be able to pay for parking with their smartphones. The city is beginning a new parking program Monday that allows visitors to park and then enter in their license plate number at a kiosk. There are several choices to then pay: coins,...
  • Bondholders demand Phila.'s Please Touch Museum pay up

    Standard & Poor's Rating Services has cut its credit rating on Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum by two notches to D, its lowest rating, is reserved for borrowers who have defaulted on their commitments. The downgrading from last year's CC, or 'highly...
  • California lawmakers weigh tax credit for bomber program

    A bitter fight has broken out between aerospace industry behemoths over fast-tracked legislation that could provide one company with an upper hand in an upcoming $55-billion competition to build a fleet of next-generation stealth bombers. On one side is...
  • Mind the gap in trade finance if U.S. export lender closes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Private sector trade finance has not fully recovered from its financial-crisis collapse, and it is not clear it could fill the gap if the U.S. state-run export lender closes. Conservative U.S. lawmakers are clamoring to shutter the...
  • UCLA's John Villasenor takes you inside the world of cryptocurrencies (think bitcoin)

     UCLA's John Villasenor takes you inside the world of cryptocurrencies (think bitcoin)
    You can donate to a PAC, buy a Tesla or order a Domino's pizza using bitcoin. California just repealed a ban on such cryptocurrencies, so the question is not only "Now what?" but "What?," period. Any currency that's not tied to something like gold is...
  • California Film Commission selects 26 projects for tax credits

    California Film Commission selects 26 projects for tax credits
    The California Film Commission has selected 26 film and television productions to receive a total of $100 million in tax credits meant to spur the state's showbiz economy.  There were a record 497 submissions and the winners were chosen in a lottery...
  • Is this the worst Congress ever?

    Is this the worst Congress ever?
    This will be a short rant, as we prepare to head off to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, barbeques and the usual trappings of summer. In spite of the celebratory mood, I am troubled by the unrelenting incompetence of the U.S. Congress....