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  • Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?

    Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?
    What a week for celebrity marriage. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got secretly hitched in France on Saturday. Neil and Pegi Young are divorcing after more than three decades. And Beyonce and Jay Z's Video Music Awards appearance on Sunday confirmed they'...
  • Hidden good news for the money-challenged young

    Hidden good news for the money-challenged young
    The U.S. Census Bureau released a report the other day on Americans' wealth that seemed full of bad news. Middle-class wealth was down, and inequality — the gap between the top and everyone else — was up. Stereotypes seem confirmed. But wait....
  • Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average

    Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average
    Editor's note: This guest post was submitted by the bloggers from crazytowndeals.com.  A recent Time Magazine article described the Back To School shopping season among retailers as "brutally competitive." According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the amount...
  • Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward

     Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward
    Police cars, lights blazing, cruised onto Washington Street in Easton, interrupting Lynne Holden's bull session with a resident of one of the blocks she's trying to rescue. "Oh no," she murmured. Officers wandered through knots of children at play...
  • Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place

    Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place
    Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow. The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
  • NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires

    NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires
    It's hard to imagine what the National Rifle Association thought they'd gain by turning Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts into a paper doll with a feather duster. "They seem to think real moms and real women just cook, clean and use rotary...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYSEPT. 20 ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK will host a "Night of Heroes," 6 p.m. to midnight at ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Live music by Lucky Seven, UUU and the Craig Thatcher Band, dinner, dancing and more. Cost: $15-$50....
  • Feds Say Uninsured Number Dropped; Complete Picture Still Unclear

    New figures released by the federal government Tuesday indicate that the number of people without health insurance dropped in early 2014, the first year the major provisions of the federal health law took effect. But as with other data released so far...
  • Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright

    Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright
    For many families, clothing represents the largest share of back-to-school expenses each year. The amount of money that goes into a new school wardrobe paired with the reality that kids tend to be careless about their stained clothing can be daunting, but...
  • Roads safer with more bicycles, study says

    Roads safer with more bicycles, study says
    Eliza Harris rarely sees other bicyclists as she pedals to her job in downtown Orlando, especially during the hot, humid, rainy summer months. Though she only occasionally has a rude motorist buzz too close or honk a horn for no reason, recent studies...
  • O.C. playhouse pleads for black actors as staging of 'Ragtime' nears

    O.C. playhouse pleads for black actors as staging of 'Ragtime' nears
    Wanted: three adult males with impressive vocal ability. Must love community theater and be willing to rehearse and appear in a show without monetary compensation. Historical savvy and ability to handle period pieces a plus. P.S.: Must be black. The...