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  • Broward jury decides murder sentence in 15 minutes

    Last November, Broward jurors convicted Adam Blake Meretsky of raping and murdering a Wachovia Bank loan officer in her home. Today they recommended life in prison without the possibility of parole. They could have called for the death penalty. The...
  • Cellphones may make wallets obsolete

    Cellphones may make wallets obsolete
    Ever write a check while shopping and sweat over whether the check would clear? A growing number of banks are offering a new and fairly painless way to eliminate the guesswork. The solution fits in your pocket. Eight of the 10 biggest U.S. banks now...
  • Struggling economy leaves Obama no grace period

    Struggling economy leaves Obama no grace period
    WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama's preinaugural "honeymoon" could turn into a major headache. Unlike those preceding him in office, Obama is being forced into swift action on the economy with a financial crisis and the specter of recession...
  • Bankers weigh in on housing decline

    A group of Lehigh Valley bankers says the current housing slowdown won't go away overnight and will affect builders, residents with less-than-stellar credit and businesses considering an expansion. The region will be spared some of the toughest aspects...
  • A mortgage of convenience

    For first-time home buyers Joshua and Latoya Washington, the mid-February arrival of their high-efficiency furnace was a cause for celebration -- sweet reward for pursuing an energy-efficient mortgage. The loan allowed the Washingtons to roll the cost of...
  • Options eyed for rating credit

    Don't be surprised if a lender wants to know if you pay your rent on time or bounce checks before it will let you borrow money. For many years, loan approvals were determined largely by borrowers' credit scores, which are based on proprietary formulas...
  • Lenders tighten mortgage rules

    It takes more than good credit to get a mortgage these days. Lenders across the country, stuck with piles of loans investors wouldn't buy, are jacking up rates and imposing stricter requirements on even the most creditworthy borrowers. And once again, to...
  • Valley now on racing map

    Valley now on racing map
    Kyle Wamsley may be one of the most popular professional cyclists who takes part in the various weekly rides throughout the rolling hills and scenic back roads of the Lehigh Valley. The Chadds Ford native, who rides for the Colavita/Sutter Home racing...
  • Program of the year: Jamestown

    It didn't take long for Jamestown's athletic program to blossom. Not much more than a month after the school opened in the fall of 1997, the Eagles' golf team won the Region I championship. It's been like that ever since. The next year, the golf team...
  • Business A-Z: Wachovia

  • A rush to pull out cash

    Anxious customers jammed the phone lines and website of Countrywide Bank and crowded its branch offices to pull out their savings because of concerns about the financial problems of the mortgage lender that owns the bank. Countrywide Financial Corp., the...