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  • Home Depot profit rises despite data breach

    Home Depot's third-quarter profit rose 14% as sales climbed in the U.S., suggesting that a huge data breach announced two months ago has not shaken the faith of customers. The nation's biggest home improvement retailer stuck to its outlook for all of...
  • Allentown: Water, sewer lease will help borrowing

    Allentown: Water, sewer lease will help borrowing
    The infusion of cash provided by Allentown's 2013 water and sewer lease has put the city in a better position to take on new debt in 2015, city finance officials said Monday. Allentown's proposed 2015 budget calls for the city to take on more than $20...
  • Gruber confession renders Obama cynicism transparent

    It's not exactly the Ems Dispatch (the diplomatic cable Bismarck doctored to provoke the 1870 Franco-Prussian War). But what the just-resurfaced Gruber Confession lacks in world-historical consequence, it makes up for in world-class cynicism. This October...
  • Fed unlikely to raise rates at all in 2015 - Amundi

    LONDON (Reuters) - Markets are overly worried about the U.S. Federal Reserve normalizing its monetary policy and it probably won't even raise interest rates next year, one of Europe's biggest investors said on Tuesday. Pascal Blanque, Chief Investment...
  • 2 caretakers charged with stealing at least $184,000 from elderly couple

    2 caretakers charged with stealing at least $184,000 from elderly couple
    Two live-in caretakers who worked separately for a Highland Park couple have been charged with stealing at least $184,000 through unapproved ATM withdrawals, fraudulent credit card transactions and double billing for services rendered. The fraudulent...
  • AundrĂ© Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders

     Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders
    State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
  • CORRECTED-'House of Cards' tax breaks cost Marylanders, should end -report

    (Corrects 2nd paragraph to show tax credits offered through 2016) By John Clarke WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Tax credits for filming Netflix's "House of Cards" and HBO's "Veep" are costing Maryland taxpayers money and should be ended in 2016, state...
  • Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs

    Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs
    About a quarter of Connecticut households are above the federal poverty level but have earnings or retirement income that is barely enough to meet basic necessities, the Connecticut United Ways say in a new report. The income threshold varies by...
  • Delray discusses whether to pursue medical marijuana moratorium after Amendment 2 fails

    Delray discusses whether to pursue medical marijuana moratorium after Amendment 2 fails
    Since Florida voters snuffed out Amendment 2 or the legalization of medical marijuana, it is likely Delray Beach commissioners will extinguish plans to approve a city-wide medical marijuana moratorium. Late Tuesday, commissioners are scheduled to give...
  • Connecticut Transit Advocates Make Pitch For Tax Benefit

    Connecticut Transit Advocates Make Pitch For Tax Benefit
    Commuter groups across the country are pushing Congress to renew a tax credit for van pool passengers and mass transit riders, and the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council added its voice to the campaign on Monday. John Hartwell, the council's vice...
  • Euros or dollars? The wrong choice will cost you

    Question: On trips to Italy and Spain last year, a hotel in each country asked me whether I would like my bill charged in dollars or euros. I had not been to Europe for a while, and I had never been asked this. I didn't know what to say, so I went one way...