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  • Newington Homeowners Get Reprieve On Runoff Water Regulation

    NEWINGTON -- The zoning commission voted unanimously this week to exempt homeowners from its low impact development rules for up to 12 months. The regulations, adopted last year, aim to reduce runoff by keeping as much storm water as possible on a...
  • Consumer Reports: The ebays for borrowers, lenders

    Since 2009, bankers have stopped paying any meaningful interest on deposits, Consumer Reports notes. And when they do lend, it can be at rates in excess of 10 percent, even to borrowers with excellent credit. Fortunately for consumers, new intermediaries...
  • Anthem data hack now believed to affect 3.77 million in Virginia

    Anthem data hack now believed to affect 3.77 million in Virginia
    On Tuesday, Anthem released revised figures regarding the late January data breach; it lowered the national numbers of those likely affected to 78.8 million from an initial 80 million, BUT increased the numbers in Virginia from 3 million to 3.77 million....
  • Bethlehem puts out a call for business projects

    Bethlehem puts out a call for business projects
    Bethlehem officials think they have a killer economic development tool that hasn't been taken off the shelf in the last couple years. It's not the lucrative City Revitalization and Improvement Zone that lets developers use local and state tax money to...
  • Low Gas Prices Send Prices for Used Plug-in Car Tumbling

     
    Despite its recent rise, a gallon of regular gas is still $1.06 cheaper today than it was a year ago, according to AAA. That's led prices for used electric vehicles to plunge, The Wall Street Journal reports. Related: How Would......
  • Burwell: No backup plan for uninsured if health care tax credit case loses

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration said Tuesday that it will offer no policy alternatives if the Supreme Court rules that federal tax credits used to purchase marketplace health insurance can only be offered in states that operate their own exchanges....
  • Pa. death penalty moratorium senseless

    I wholeheartedly oppose the death penalty moratorium put in place by Gov. Wolf. It is senseless and stupid. Let the perpetrators pay for what they did, and let's put that money to a better use. I am, however, all for raising the minimum wage in...
  • Dist. 102 hires superintendent's son for entry position

    Dist. 102 hires superintendent's son for entry position
    One recent addition to the Aptakisic-Tripp Elementary District 102 staff faces a situation that none of his colleagues can: His boss' boss' boss is his mom. Kyle Dunkin works as an assistant for accounting, facilities and technology, an entry-level...
  • Credit card thief swallows diamond ring, police say

    Authorities say a New York man suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy expensive jewelry tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Rahkeim Scarlett of Troy used a stolen...
  • Correction: Sears-Results story

    In a story Feb. 27 about Sears Holdings Corp., The Associated Press reported erroneously that Chief Financial Officer Rob Schriesheim said in a statement that the actions Sears took in 2014 — such as store closures and inventory reduction —...
  • Child care costs rival college for many parents

    Child care costs rival college for many parents
    If I had a quarter for every time I heard someone talk about saving for college, I might have enough to pay for an Ivy League. But hardly anyone talks about the high cost of child care from birth to age 5. Recently, I added up how much I've spent...