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  • Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty

    The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece's sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government's pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default. The agency late Friday said it had lowered the...
  • Film advocates change tactics, lobby for more grant money

    Film supporters have changed their tactics to lobby for more money in a grant program rather than trying to restore North Carolina's 25 percent tax credit. Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo tells the StarNews of Wilmington (http://bit.ly/1ypoP7D) advocates...
  • State job doesn't guarantee retirement security

    State job doesn't guarantee retirement security
    Dear Liz: After many years of unemployment, I finally got a full-time position. It is a state job with a pension. How much do I need to save for retirement? Can I focus on paying off debt and saving for college, and trust I will be OK in retirement?...
  • 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...
  • Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings

    Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings
    Consumers are busy with their daily lives, making it difficult to keep abreast of all the trends and issues that affect their wallets — household savings, fine print in contracts they sign with companies and insurance shopping, for example. Here...
  • Blotter: Tax return fraudulent in Wheaton

    The following items were taken from police reports: Wheaton A Wheaton man reported his identity had been stolen after he attempted to file his federal income taxes and was notified by the IRS on March 24 that a return already had been filed in his name....
  • NY budget leaves lawmakers with a long to-do list

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget recommendation this year came crammed with big policy decisions on charter schools, teacher evaluations, the Dream Act and juvenile justice. Don't expect to see all of them when the ink dries on the state's spending plan,...
  • Prosecutors: Robber beats elderly man, uses his credit card

    Two men face charges after an elderly man was beaten and robbed in southern New Jersey. Camden County prosecutors say the attack occurred around 5 p.m. Thursday, when 27-year-old Steven Rashad Miller, of Camden, allegedly punched the 83-year-old victim...
  • States debate whether giving tax credits to Hollywood studios outweighs benefits

    LANSING, Mich. Michigan's cash credits for filmmakers have lured George Clooney, Ben Affleck and Drew Barrymore to make movies and splash headlines in a state known for making cars. The Republican-led Michigan House of Representatives voted this month to...
  • About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

    The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved. Many are migrant workers abandoned by their boat captains...
  • Fracking's risks are 'considerable'

    Fracking's risks are 'considerable'
    I applaud your March 23 editorial endorsing a moratorium on fracking in Western Maryland ("Fracking deserves a pause," March 25). My considerable research reveals fracking in Maryland imposes severe and permanent environmental risks with questionable to...