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  • Obama budget to propose surpassing spending limits by $74 billion

    Obama budget to propose surpassing spending limits by $74 billion
    President Obama will propose spending about $74 billion more next year than is allowed under federal spending caps, a revival of his push to end across-the-board spending cuts imposed under a bipartisan compromise. Due out next week, Obama’s...
  • 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...
  • Mr. Obama's 529 brouhaha

    Rarely does a president flip-flop on an initiative presented in the State of the Union address as quickly as Barack Obama did this week. He reversed himself on 529 college savings plans on Tuesday, which was just seven days after his speech to the nation....
  • Medical marijuana dispensaries reopen in Clackamas County, but new outlets still banned

    After being forced to close his medical marijuana cafe nine months ago, Mario Mamone is finally breathing a sigh of relief. Mamone, 65, can once again serve patients at his Maritime Cafe on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard, thanks to an easing of Clackamas...
  • Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'

    Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'
    California State University trustees Wednesday moved to place tighter controls on controversial student fees that have drawn criticism as a backdoor way to raise tuition. The recommendations were presented to the board by a working group led by...
  • RATEGRAM'S BEST CREDIT CARD DEALS, For immediate release

    These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Jan. 28. If you typically pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards...
  • S&P close to $1.37B settlement with US, states over pre-crisis ratings of risky mortgage bonds

    Standard & Poor's is close to a $1.37 billion settlement with the Obama administration and U.S. states over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the financial crisis. The credit rating agency...
  • Man accused of buying $2K of designer shoes with fake credit card

    Man accused of buying $2K of designer shoes with fake credit card
    A man connected to a plot that defrauded Cartier out of more than $25,000 was arrested after being accused of buying $2,000 worth of designer shoes on a fake credit card. Leorge Despaigne Moreno, 26, is accused of using a fake card at Stubbs and...
  • Pilsen man charged with identify theft

    Pilsen man charged with identify theft
    A Pilsen man was charged with identity theft and several other felony counts after police stopped him in traffic Tuesday. Police arrested Andre West, 34, after they conducted a traffic stop in the 2400 block of West Van Buren Street and found a...
  • Suspect is charged in kidnapping of Kansas City man

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. A 67-year-old south Kansas City man survived a harrowing ordeal at the hands of armed assailants before making a desperate escape in suburban St. Louis, according to details revealed in court documents. Federal prosecutors in Kansas City...
  • Farmington Police Ask Public To Help Them Find Woman

    Farmington Police Ask Public To Help Them Find Woman
    FARMINGTON — Police are asking the public to help them identify a woman they say used a stolen credit card to buy $3,000 worth of merchandise at Westfarms mall on Jan. 14. Anyone who recognizes the woman or who has information is asked to call...