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  • Americans Find Simple Ways To Tighten Their Belts

    Americans Find Simple Ways To Tighten Their Belts
    Americans squeezed by high gasoline prices and rising costs for food and other essentials are resorting to simple but effective steps to stretch their paychecks a bit further. Cutting back on driving is an obvious option but even non-drivers have seen...
  • Food Prices Crisis: Why the cost of food is on the rise

    Food Prices Crisis: Why the cost of food is on the rise
    If you had to dig a little deeper in your pocket to pay for groceries this week, you are not alone. World food prices rose to a record high in January. That is according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. Still, what Americans are paying at the...
  • Today Will Be Cooler Than Yesterday

    Today Will Be Cooler Than Yesterday
    A busy weather weekend ahead, with warmer weather and the chance for rain in your forecast.  We wake up this morning with temperatures slightly warmer than Thursday but highs will likely not hit the Thursday high of 45.  Temperatures will likely top out...
  • Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland

    Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland
    Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same. Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
  • Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse

    Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse
    European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
  • Weekend Should Be Dry

    Weekend Should Be Dry
    Not much in the way of hope for a white Christmas this morning, but above average temperatures should make it possible for the kids to head outside to try out all their new Christmas toys.  At this time it looks like the next chance for some rain and or...
  • Outrageous Cost Of NY Gas Due To Price Fixing?

    Outrageous Cost Of NY Gas Due To Price Fixing?
    In a report released Monday, Senator Charles Schumer (D) announced the beginning of an FTC investigation that will look into possible gas price gouging. New York State officials believe gas prices should be dropping faster than they currently are,...
  • Increase In State's Minimum Wage Is Proposed

    Increase In State's Minimum Wage Is Proposed
    HARTFORD — Marquis Smith of New Haven takes home less than $300 a week from his minimum wage job at a mall gift shop. The 26-year-old Iraq War veteran is single and doesn't have kids, "but even with that being the case,'' he said, "it's still...
  • Gas prices stretching toward $4 a gallon

    Gas prices stretching toward $4 a gallon
    "Gas prices are outrageous." Catherine Bell, a 66-year-old Social Security Administration retiree, was not happy Tuesday as she filled up her Chrysler at a Howard Street BP Amoco gas station in Baltimore. "You'll see when you get to retirement and you're...
  • Will higher gasoline prices change the way we live?

    Will higher gasoline prices change the way we live?
    Rising gasoline prices may finally kill the milkman,  as an article in The Times notes. As gas prices continue to climb – 26 cents in the last week in California, 57 cents in the last year – they may also fundamentally change the way we live....
  • We could use a little postive energy

    We could use a little postive energy
    Energy affects consumer choices large and small, from a replacement light bulb to the kind of car we drive. It influences investments businesses make in new equipment and technology. And it creates opportunities for companies that either provide energy...