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  • Girls' Volleyball: Sea Kings stay alive

    LA CANADA — A playoff pendulum that saw momentum swing for and against the visiting Corona del Mar High girls' volleyball team Thursday evening turned what seemed to be a sure victory into a nail-biting contest. Nonetheless, the Sea Kings remained...
  • Brazil's BNDES in spotlight as Rousseff faces fiscal pressure

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For decades, Brazilian companies large and small have been hooked on cheap credit from state development bank BNDES. That reliance weakens public finances and squeezes private banks out of credit markets. Critics say that instead...
  • Banks targeted as France confirms 2015 savings in mini-budget

    PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande's government plans to remove a tax break currently available for banks as part of a package of additional measures aimed at getting the European Commission's green light for its deficit-reduction efforts....
  • Bethlehem Mayor Donchez calls for tax increase in 'austere' budget

    Bethlehem Mayor Donchez calls for tax increase in 'austere' budget
    After trimming $5 million from the budget and raising more in fees increases and property sales, Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez announced Friday the city will need a tax increase of just under 1 mill to balance the "austere" budget and fix the...
  • UK trade deficit widens in Sept on higher oil imports, EU exports sluggish

    LONDON, (Reuters) - Britain's goods trade deficit widened by more than expected in September, hit by a jump in oil imports and by weak export growth to the European Union, official data showed on Friday. The Office for National Statistics said the...
  • Northampton County Council kills Executive John Brown's budget

    Northampton County Council kills Executive John Brown's budget
    Northampton County Executive John Brown's first budget has hit a legal snag that will force him into a deficit strategy he's condemned as poor fiscal management. In response to a legal opinion critical of his plan to balance the budget with a $20.1...
  • Walker, Jefferson help Hornets hold off Heat, 96-89

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Point guard Kemba Walker hit two free throws with 21 seconds left to help hold off a late Miami Heat run and give the Charlotte Hornets a 96-89 victory at Time Warner Cable Arena The victory broke a 16-game Heat winning streak in this...
  • Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments

    Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments
    Lehigh County commissioners backed off three budget amendments Wednesday, handing Tom Muller victories on half of his executive vetoes. Board Republicans had the power to override all six of Muller's vetoes, which passed originally with veto-proof...
  • Brazil Senate votes to cut state, civic debt, easing budget rigor

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian Senate approved a bill on Wednesday that lowers the debt burden of states and municipalities, opening the way for regional governments to spend more at a time of growing concern about the country's fiscal health. The...
  • Obamacare, deficit approach differentiate Warner, Gillespie

    The race for the Senate pits a governor-turned-senator who prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines against a former head of the Republican National Committee who says it's time to break Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's grip. Sen....
  • Ehrlich gets the numbers wrong

    Ehrlich gets the numbers wrong
    I'm often perplexed by the content in Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column and wonder if he is free from fact-checking because his words appear on the op-ed page. One particular paragraph in his column, "American values under Obama" (Nov. 2), left me even...