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  • Carl Leubsdorf: Rhetoric unchanged on Obamacare

    Five years after enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the political debate between its supporters and its opponents continues to rage with remarkably little change. But the success of the law in extending insurance coverage to millions of Americans...
  • Does your credit card charge foreign transaction fees? Some don't

    Does your credit card charge foreign transaction fees? Some don't
    Thirty-seven percent of credit cards issued by major U.S. companies do not charge consumers foreign transaction fees when they buy items in another country or use an overseas bank, according to a survey released Wednesday. That means no surprises when...
  • I am an addict and I am always recovering

    I am an addict and I am always recovering
    I didn't use drugs until I was 18. Before then, I was an overachiever in school, played sports and had an active social life. When I was a senior in high school, I got a part-time job at a pharmacy and continued to work there throughout college. In...
  • School aid win-win

    With Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed reductions to Maryland's K-12 public schools largely reversed by the General Assembly, it's appropriate for lawmakers to boost opportunities for low-income students in private schools as well. Providing students real...
  • Illinois man to plead guilty in credit card fraud scheme

    Illinois man to plead guilty in credit card fraud scheme
    An Illinois man with ties to Highland is admitting he bought dozens of stolen credit card numbers that he used at stores throughout Northwest Indiana and Illinois, even after he had already been arrested. Cedric Shaw, 35, of South Holland, Ill., will...
  • A state earned income tax credit could help people move from welfare to work

    A state earned income tax credit could help people move from welfare to work
    The earned income tax credit has enjoyed four decades of bipartisan support because it helps working people at the bottom of the economic ladder climb up a few rungs. In their zeal to bring the federal budget into balance without raising taxes on people...
  • Degree Of Deception: When A Doctorate Is Just A Credit Card Away

    Degree Of Deception: When A Doctorate Is Just A Credit Card Away
    When I finally made the decision to pursue my Ph.D., I faced an immediate dilemma: Should I fork over the extra $75 to graduate summa cum laude with a nearly perfect GPA? That, anyway, is the going rate for top grades at California South University,...
  • Woman receives probation for taking car

    Woman receives probation for taking car
    A Westminster woman received probation before judgment Monday for her role in stealing another woman's car and purse last year. Tempest Amber-Lee Brown, 20, who police say has no fixed address, pleaded not guilty but agreed not to challenge the state'...
  • Supporters of Massachusetts film tax credit pack Statehouse

    Supporters of the state's film tax credit packed a Statehouse hearing Tuesday to argue against Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to do away with the decade-old tax break for movie and TV production in Massachusetts. Baker wants to use the money that would be...
  • Indiana lawmakers back 3-year ban on building nursing homes

    A three-year moratorium on construction of most new nursing homes around Indiana has been approved by state lawmakers. The state Senate voted 36-12 Tuesday to give final approval to the bill, sending it to Gov. Mike Pence. House members voted earlier...
  • House lawmakers: Tax credits in line with overhaul

    A bill that restores a reduced version of North Carolina's historic preservation tax credits is in keeping with last year's tax overhaul that did away with the credits, House members said Tuesday as they pressed senators to approve the new legislation....