| Sep 1, 2009
The state House of Representatives late Monday approved a Democratic-written budget bill that would cut estate taxes for the wealthy, reduce the sales tax for everyone and increase the state income tax for couples earning more than $1 million a year.
| Sep 13, 2009
The statement "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help you" is considered one of the great lies of our time.
But if you've ever had a beef with a contractor, wanted to check the complaint record of the company offering you a cut-rate homeowner...
| Sep 15, 2009
Nearly a year ago, Constellation Energy Group was fighting for its very existence as a credit crisis during the financial sector meltdown pushed the company to the verge of bankruptcy.
On Monday, the Baltimore company faced a different fight: trying to...
| Sep 28, 2009
When Woodland Hills resident Amy Regenstreif was diagnosed with cancer in 2001, it was her elderly mother she worried about most.
The survival rate for Regenstreif's cancer, a rare form called leiomyosarcoma, was only five years and she worried that...
| Oct 12, 2009
In Southern California, it's sometimes hard to tell that the seasons have changed, but here's a tip that it's fall: Many employers are beginning to send out the information you'll need to re-up for 2010 health insurance if you get your coverage through...
| Oct 12, 2009
Reporting from Culiacan, Mexico, and Monterrey, Mexico -- Silvia Raquenel Villanueva, once hailed here as "the Bulletproof Lawyer," could outrun the bullets no longer.
Villanueva, one of Mexico's most controversial attorneys, was shopping in Monterrey in...
| Oct 15, 2009
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Hampton and Phoebus will both be selling tickets for their game a week from Friday at the following times:
Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4-7 p.m. in the Phoebus main office and Hampton main office.
Student tickets will be sold Wednesday through...
| Oct 18, 2009
Aside from some sort of cataclysmic disaster, Friday night's game couldn't have started much worse for Hampton.
The Crabbers' first possession included two false starts, a holding call and a 16-yard punt. Bethel's first possession ended with a...
| Mar 25, 2009
The sales pitches start just a few steps after you cross the border into Mexico. They come in the same half-whispers familiar to tourists who have been offered time-shares and T-shirts. "Excuse me, sir," a Mexican man politely asks in accented English....
| May 16, 2008
These organizations and clubs provide information and support for a variety of health and social issues.
Access Aids Care Center for Education and Support Services, Hampton, 722-5511; Norfolk, 640-0929, accessaids.org (formerly full circle CANDII)
| Nov 27, 2008
Even with budgets tighter than ever, there's no reason to skip on quality entertainment.
WGN's Dean Richards has a road trip of fun that's free, or pretty close to it. Watch "Buzz on a Budget." For more on the discounts and freebees that Dean mentions,...