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  • 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....
  • House OKs tax break for Baltimore County landfill neighbors, despite Kamenetz

    House OKs tax break for Baltimore County landfill neighbors, despite Kamenetz
    A bill that could grant a tax break to neighbors of Baltimore County’s landfill in White Marsh passed the House Tuesday, over opposition from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. The measure, approved 130 to 6, would let the county grant a property...
  • US executions fell in 2014, Amnesty International reports

    GENEVA Executions and death sentences dropped in the United States last year in another sign that support for the punishment may be on the decline, a new report from Amnesty International says. The United States remained the only country in the Western...
  • Subpoenas target college president's spending

    Subpoenas target college president's spending
    A DuPage County grand jury has issued three subpoenas to the College of DuPage, seeking records related to President Robert Breuder's contract, his expenses and no-bid jobs awarded to a school fundraiser, court records show. The subpoenas' release...
  • End Pa. moratorium on the death penalty

    Last month, The Morning Call had pictures of 12 men who are murderers on the front page. Gov. Wolf announced he had a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania. The men have no remorse for what they have done. Most of their appeals are that they are...
  • Website helps buyers find mortgage assistance programs

    Website helps buyers find mortgage assistance programs
    The Bank of America announced Tuesday the launch of its new web-based tool to help homebuyers find mortgage assistance programs, including help with down payments and closing costs. Consumers can go online to the Bank of America Down Payment Resource...
  • NC's credit ranked among US best for repaying lenders

    Companies that judge how likely big borrowers are to repay their debt have given their top rating to North Carolina ahead of a new round of bond sales, state Treasurer Janet Cowell's office said Tuesday. Rating agencies Standard & Poor's, Moody's...
  • Susan Tompor: Five tips for people trying to file taxes by April 15

    The April 15 tax deadline will be here faster than many of us can finish off that last box of Girl Scout cookies. So we're going to tackle some questions that tax preparers say are top of mind this season. Q: Why do I owe so much in taxes? A: Erin...
  • Don't overlook higher education tax benefits

    If this tax season holds true to form, thousands of families with children in college will leave a chunk of money on the table. The reason: failure to claim higher education tax credits and deductions designed to take some of the bite out of rising...
  • Powdered alcohol faces stiff opposition

    Powdered alcohol faces stiff opposition
    Imagine: You've spent all morning and most of the afternoon on a hiking and kayaking trip, your muscles aching that good kind of ache and your folding chair calling to you as you return to camp in the orange-shifted light of the early evening. If...
  • Manchester Woman Charged With Illegal Use Of Credit Cards

    GLASTONBURY— A 21-year old Manchester woman was charged with multiple offenses by police who accused her of making fraudulent store returns totaling more than $3,100. Marianne Castillo made three fraudulent returns totaling $3,158.96 while she...