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  • Post office may need an urgent rate increase, Congress is told

    It's called snail mail because it's slow compared with its electronic competitors – and electrons, unlike humans, work for free. The U.S. Postal Service is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in...
  • Government grant scams can be costly

    Michael Gibson thought he was a lucky man. Someone was offering him a $95,000 government grant if he'd pay a fee of only $1,500. He did get lucky, just not in the manner he thought. When he tried to wire the fee, the transaction didn't go through...
  • Foster kids can overcome extra financial obstacles

    Eddye Vanderkwaak's life story is really two tales. There's the girl who grew up in a dysfunctional home in Iowa until she was 14, living primarily with her father. It was a week-to-week existence, with her father borrowing from friends and family...
  • Upper East Side Robbery Spree

    Upper East Side Robbery Spree
    Some people on the ritzy Upper East Side appear to have forgotten they still live in New York City. Police say several of them have been robbed -- after leaving their apartment doors UNLOCKED. There have been six robberies this month, and investigators...
  • Legislators push new airport curfew bill

    After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • UPS Hires 50,000 Season Workers for Holiday Shipping Season

    UPS Hires 50,000 Season Workers for Holiday Shipping Season
    Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday shipping season and both United Parcel Service and FedEx are predicting a boost in business. UPS alone has hired 50,000 seasonal workers nationwide to help with the 430 million packages expected to be...
  • Packages stolen off Newport doorsteps

    NEWPORT BEACH — The Grinch who tried to steal Christmas has been arrested, Newport Beach police announced Thursday. After receiving complaints from residents that their holiday packages delivered to their doorsteps were being stolen in recent...
  • Suspected present thief spends night in jail

    A Newport Beach resident accused of stealing residents' Christmas presents off their doorsteps spent Thursday night in the Orange County Sheriff's Department jail, according to booking records with the agency. Melanie Kathleen Astin, 42, was arrested...
  • Donna Bethea, health care analyst

    Donna Bethea, health care analyst
    Donna Bethea, a health care analyst and longtime Northwest Baltimore resident, died of leukemia Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 44. Ms. Bethea was born in Baltimore and raised on Brighton Avenue. She was a 1985 graduate of...
  • In D.C., Emanuel touts City College specialization

    In D.C., Emanuel touts City College specialization
    WASHINGTON—Addressing mayors from across the country, Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel on Friday touted his plan to transform the City Colleges of Chicago by tailoring the curriculum at individual campuses to meet employers’ needs for workers in...
  • Pork N' Pine delivers Christmas trees with a side of barbecue

    Pork N' Pine delivers Christmas trees with a side of barbecue
    Santa Claus and two of his elves pedaled their bicycles across Fort Avenue and up Woodall Street, stopping beside an apartment across from the Domino Sugar Factory. With Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" blasting from a boombox — and...