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  • North Carolina Film-TV Incentives Sliced Amid Conservative Tide

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - North Carolina legislators have ditched the state's longtime film and TV incentives program amid a conservative push to cut back on such government support. "We knew that this would be an uphill battle and we were cautiously...
  • Outside Opinion: Export-Import Bank is good for Illinois

     Outside Opinion: Export-Import Bank is good for Illinois
    Conservatives in Congress are pressing to end the Export-Import Bank, an agency that provides loans, loan guarantees and credit insurance to help U.S. companies export goods overseas. The bank's authorization will expire at the end of September unless...
  • More than 1,000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

    The Secret Service estimates more than 1,000 businesses have been affected by the same kind of cyberattack that scraped Target's cash register system for consumer credit card information, the Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Friday...
  • Detroit resumes water shutoffs for unpaid bills

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Controversial water shutoffs in Detroit resumed on Tuesday after a month-long moratorium to allow delinquent customers to catch up with past-due bills, city officials said. The bankrupt city's water authority attracted unwanted...
  • Tesla gigafactory: State budget watchdogs urge restraint on tax breaks, incentives

    The fierce competition among five states to land Tesla Motors' planned "gigafactory" for battery production has been the economic development story of the summer. Now budget watchdogs from Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas have jointly...
  • Access Health CT Chief Leaving For Job With U.S. Health-Insurance Marketplace

    Access Health CT Chief Leaving For Job With U.S. Health-Insurance Marketplace
    HARTFORD — Less than three months before open enrollment, the Obama administration is plucking the head of Connecticut's health insurance exchange to be CEO of the much-maligned website HealthCare.gov. Kevin J. Counihan, 59, will be in a...
  • What you need to know when a debt collector threatens to sue

    Heidi says she took out a payday loan in 2010 and then forgot about it. Now she's getting calls from someone claiming to be a lawyer threatening to take her to court unless she pays $250 right away and makes additional payments every two weeks. Heidi...
  • California Incentives Bill Urges Trade Action to Curb Flight of VFX Jobs

    An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California's film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous subsidies. The amendment calls call for a strategy...
  • Scam of the day: phone call cons woman out of her credit card number

    Scam of the day: phone call cons woman out of her credit card number
    If your phone rings and you're asked to verify your credit card number to resolve a supposed problem with your account, don't do what a local woman did and reveal your number. This scam is among several the Watchdog has run across in recent weeks. I'...
  • Detroit water shut-offs for overdue bills to begin once more

    More than a month after Detroit was criticized for turning off water to people who had not paid their bills, the water shut-offs are beginning again. Mayor Mike Duggan had imposed a monthlong moratorium on the shut-offs, which left thousands of people...
  • Gloucester weekly crime log

    On George Washington Memorial Highway A traffic stop on Aug. 17 at 3:06 p.m. in the area of Town & Country Center resulted in Andrew Allen Ash, Jr., 27, of Hayes, being charged with violating a restricted license and expired state registration. In the...