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  • Look closely at going-out-of-business 'deals'

    One of the fallouts from a bad economy is store closings. Circuit City, KB Toys and Boscov's department stores are a few of the companies that have announced they were closing some of their doors in this area. But as stores disappear, don't get caught...
  • As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge

    As economic crisis goes on, financial fears can push some over the edge
    The headlines have had a similar ring: A Frederick County man underwater on his mortgage kills himself and his family. A man accused of financial improprieties does the same while staying at a Towson hotel. A top official with Freddie Mac, a company...
  • How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?

    How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?
    When a new U.S. President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. President Obama has been hard at work since the inauguration, but when he leaves Washington, D.C., will he visibly wear the stress of his position? According to a...
  • Millions can find only part-time or lower-paying jobs

    Millions can find only part-time or lower-paying jobs
    Beyond the 15 million Americans who have no jobs at all, millions more are caught in part-time or limited jobs that don't pay them enough to maintain their standard of living — much less contribute to the strong consumer spending needed to power the...
  • ChiWriMo: National Novel Writing Month in Chicago

    ChiWriMo: National Novel Writing Month in Chicago
    National Novel Writing Month, or "NaNoWriMo" as it is called, is a month-long, bang-it-all-out-and-edit-later approach to writing a novel. Challenge participants begin writing November 1 with the goal of completing a 50,000-word novel by November 30 at...
  • Judge Who Nixed Gulf Drilling Ban Has Oil, Gas Investments, Sits On Secret Wiretap Court

    Judge Who Nixed Gulf Drilling Ban Has Oil, Gas Investments, Sits On Secret Wiretap Court
    The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's also a new...
  • June 16, 1986: New UConn Coach Named

    STORRS – Jim Calhoun and the University of Connecticut embarked on what promises to be a long-term relationship Thursday, as both sides stated clearly the Huskies' new men's basketball coach will need time to get the job done. Calhoun, who compiled a...
  • Obama: Massachusetts, agenda on line

     
    by James Oliphant and Mark Z. Barabak BOSTON -- President Obama made a rare campaign-style visit today in a last-ditch effort to salvage the flagging Senate bid of Democratic candidate Martha Coakley and preserve the Democrats' decisive 60-vote majority...
  • Will Massachusetts be Obama's third-time charm or third strike?

     
    Democrat flies to the rescue (?) of Martha Coakley's Senate campaign against a surging Republican Scott Brown. Text....
  • Do consumers want alternative fuel vehicles? Maybe not, new study says

     
    Alternative-fuel vehicles have become the great white hope of the auto industry, widely hailed as a potential savior to reduce the country’s dependence on foreign oil, stem the tide of greenhouse-gas emissions and help fuel a green economy. But a......
  • Ducks sign Northeastern University player from San Jacinto

     
    Jake Newton, a 21-year-old defenseman from San Jacinto, has signed with the Ducks and will practice with the team for the remainder of the season -- and maybe even get a chance to play. Newton played youth hockey with various......