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  • John M. Morganelli: Why Gov. Wolf's so-called death penalty moratorium will fail

    John M. Morganelli: Why Gov. Wolf's so-called death penalty moratorium will fail
    Gov. Wolf did not impose a moratorium on Pennsylvania's death penalty. He has no such authority and he knows that. The governor was properly advised by Judge Timothy K. Lewis, a former U.S. Court of Appeals judge, that there exists no authority in the...
  • Payday loans entrap the most vulnerable

    As our economy continues to improve, there is a crushing weight holding many back: payday loans. While state and local leaders have taken up the cause in certain jurisdictions, this is a national problem that requires Congress to act. Unscrupulous lenders...
  • Tom Wolf Moving Fast

       I've written in recent weeks about new Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on capital punishment -- the subject of my column today -- his decision to abandon Tom Corbett's stupid alternative to Medicaid expansion and his refusal to accept Corbett's last-...
  • Moody's follows S&P, downgrades $48B of Puerto Rico's debt

    Puerto Rico on Thursday was hit with its second debt downgrade in a week as the U.S. territory's government pushes to overhaul its tax system to help generate more revenue amid an economic recession. Moody's Investors Service downgraded $48 billion worth...
  • Mobile payment app targets mid-sized retailers

    Mobile payment app targets mid-sized retailers
    Walk into your local grocery and ping! — coupons are delivered to your smartphone. Then you can pay for those groceries with the same phone, without a credit card or even a checking account. A startup company in Hollywood is working to make that...
  • T. Rowe Price declares special $2 a share dividend

    T. Rowe Price declares special $2 a share dividend
    T. Rowe Price Group announced Thursday that it would pay a special cash dividend of $2 a share and increase its regular quarterly dividend to 52 cents a share. James A.C. Kennedy, the Baltimore-based money management firm's president and CEO, said in...
  • Newport News police trying to identify men seen installing credit card skimmer

    Newport News police trying to identify men seen installing credit card skimmer
    Newport News police are asking the public to help them identify two men believed to have installed a credit card skimmer at a bank drive-through. The skimmer was found at the SunTrust bank at 11817 Canon Blvd. at 12:40 p.m. Feb. 13, according to a...
  • Yes: Level playing field to keep industry: Front Burner

    Yes: Level playing field to keep industry: Front Burner
    The Taylors came to Orlando 20 years ago in search of work and a good place to raise a family. Carla and Jeff built a house in College Park and enjoyed life as their daughter grew up while involved in school, sports and church. The Taylors' story, though,...
  • Man shopped with 11 counterfeit credit cards, Miramar police say

    Man shopped with 11 counterfeit credit cards, Miramar police say
    Michael Silvene spent more than seven minutes shuffling among checkout lanes allowing other customers to go ahead of him, but Miramar police say he wasn't being courteous. He allegedly was waiting for the crowd to clear so he could shop with counterfeit...
  • Anthem providing free credit monitoring to anyone affected by security breach

    In the wake of the cyber attack that compromised the personal information of Anthem members as far back as 2004, the insurance giant is offering free credit monitoring services for 24 months through AllClear ID to anyone potentially affected. Those...
  • 2 Californians accused of trying to defraud Iowa banks

    Two Californians are accused of using fake credit cards and identification in a scheme to defraud Iowa banks and credit unions. The Sioux City Journal (http://bit.ly/1DrKwJh ) reports the 45-year-old man and 53-year-old woman were arrested Thursday. Both...