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  • Franchot urges veto of wind farm curb

    Franchot urges veto of wind farm curb
    Comptroller Peter Franchot urged Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday to veto a bill that would halt a major wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, arguing that Somerset County desperately needs the jobs the project would generate. Franchot wrote in a...
  • Wethersfield PZC Rejects Proposed Marijuana Rule

    WETHERSFIELD — The planning and zoning commission voted 5-4 Tuesday to reject a proposed zoning amendment allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in town. Immediately after the decision, the commission moved to consider a one-year moratorium on...
  • Fed's Fisher: U.S. firms still in 'defensive crouch'

    AUSTIN (Reuters) - U.S. businesses are still in a "defensive crouch" and are not aggressively hiring largely because of uncertainty over fiscal policy, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher said on Wednesday. Fisher, who has often blamed...
  • RATEGRAM'S BEST CREDIT CARD DEALS, For immediate release

    These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Apr. 16. 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...
  • Woman charged with using fake credit card

    Woman charged with using fake credit card
    A Chicago woman was charged with three felonies after she allegedly used a fake credit card with another person's account information on it to buy clothes and other goods in River Forest and Oak Park, police said. Shirley Cameron, 47, of the 200 block...
  • FDLE: Prison credit card scam netted more than $20,000

    FDLE: Prison credit card scam netted more than $20,000
    An inmate serving time in Polk County and his wife in Orlando transferred more than $20,000 from stolen credit cards into prisoner trust fund accounts, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. After Tamika Teague, 34, deposited the...
  • Tech Q&A: New security measures added to Google Wallet

    QUESTION: If a thief stole a smartphone that makes retail store payments, could he or she make store purchases with no questions asked? (The phone uses the Google Wallet software and a Near-Field Communication, or NFC, radio link.) And is Google pushing...
  • To prevent data theft, businesses race to adopt new technology

    WASHINGTON Recent high-profile data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have accelerated plans by banks and retailers to implement technologies they say will prevent hackers from stealing consumers' account information. Malware installed in Neiman...
  • Italy, Spain shine as Ukraine crisis hots up

    LONDON (Reuters) - Italian and Spanish yields dipped on Wednesday morning, offering a combination of relatively safe and high returns that continued to attract investors with one eye on the developing crisis in Ukraine. Italian yields nudged back near...
  • ECB plan could boost shares in Europe's weakest companies

    LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in some of Europe's least profitable and most indebted companies are set to outperform in the coming months if the European Central Bank starts buying corporate bonds to fight the threat of deflation. The ECB has opened the door...
  • Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad

    Louisiana Democrat highlights independence from Obama in new ad
    When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult reelection campaign—placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and...