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  • Politics as Usual

    House GOP memo details budget talks On June 5, The Morning Call published a story detailing closed-door budget discussions among Gov. Tom Corbett's administration and Republican House and Senate leaders. The story was based on a June 3 memo prepared...
  • Newport News public housing renovation gets key financing

    NEWPORT NEWS — The state has said yes to the financial key that could let the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority put renovation of three public housing communities on a fast track. The move means work on renovating the first of the...
  • Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics

    Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks. The...
  • Naperville police blotter: Obscene images, stolen prescription bottles, and more

    Naperville police blotter: Obscene images, stolen prescription bottles, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A bicycle was stolen in the 2800 block of 95th Street between 12:40 a.m. and 12:53 a.m. June 25. A person received a suspicious phone call from a man who first claimed to be with the IRS...
  • Allstate highly credit score-reliant in writing policies, survey says

    Allstate highly credit score-reliant in writing policies, survey says
    Allstate Corp. appears to rely more on credit scores than other big insurers when quoting premiums for consumers shopping for car insurance, a WalletHub.com survey found. The personal finance website found that there is usually a 65 percent differential...
  • Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday

    Laws including high-proof grain alcohol ban take effect Tuesday
    Maryland joins at least a dozen other states Tuesday in banning the sale of 190-proof grain alcohol, a measure that lawmakers hope will help to reduce sexual assaults and binge drinking among college students. The bill is one of more than 200 that go...
  • No money, no problems at Lollapalooza?

    No money, no problems at Lollapalooza?
    In an attempt to manage long lines at food, drink and merchandise stands, Lollapalooza this summer is introducing a new initiative called Lolla Cashless that allows concertgoers to leave their cash and credit cards at home. Producers C3 Presents soon...
  • Boom time for moneylenders as debt pile drags on Thai recovery

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - "Business is great," said Aoy, a moneylender who charges a whopping 10 percent a month interest but finds plenty of takers in Thailand, where a huge pile of household debt is complicating the military government's efforts to revive a...
  • Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees

    Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees
    How to make your next trip the most rewarding (in credit-card points), with the least risk (check the insurance) and the fewest hidden fees (at hotels and resorts). The best returns from flight and hotel rewards credit cards, according to a new survey...
  • N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking

    N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's top state court has held that towns have the authority to ban gas drilling within their borders, giving a boost to opponents of the drilling method known as fracking. The Court of Appeals in a 5-2 decision on Monday upheld...
  • Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare

    Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare
    Now that the Supreme Court has issued its ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, the legal fight over the Affordable Care Act will shift a few blocks away to another Washington courtroom, where a far more fundamental challenge to Obamacare is about to be decided...