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  • Charter Nabs Bright House in Latest Pay-TV Deal

    Stamford-based Charter Communications Inc. is buying Bright House Networks LLC for $10.4 billion in the latest big deal in the pay-TV industry. Companies want to merge as costs for channels like ESPN have shot up, while their video subscribers have...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely...
  • U.S. home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability

    U.S. home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability
    U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few properties listed for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4.6 percent in January...
  • Bright House adds sexy Canadian service

    Bright House adds sexy Canadian service
    On the day Charter Communications announced it was buying Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion, Bright House had a surprise for customers. Bright House is getting friskier. In the Orlando Sentinel -- on Page A13 -- Bright House ran a notice to...
  • Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks

    Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks
    Charter Communications Inc. is buying fellow cable operator Bright House Networks LLC in a deal valued at $10.4 billion. Charter is the fourth-largest cable operator in the U.S, while Bright House is the sixth biggest with customers in Florida, Alabama,...
  • 'Golden Girls' gives seniors housing ideas

    DALLAS When it comes to aging gracefully, most people prefer to do that in the comfort and familiarity of their homes. And hopefully not alone. Social isolation is a killer for seniors physically and emotionally. To alleviate loneliness and financial...
  • Darden's Orlando HQ on the market

    Darden's Orlando HQ on the market
    Darden Restaurants plans to sell its 6-year-old, $152 million corporate headquarters in Orlando and lease back the building in a long-term deal. Darden has hired a real estate broker to market the 465,000-square-foot Restaurant Support Center campus on...
  • Even as rail yard expands around them, Englewood residents fight to stay

    Even as rail yard expands around them, Englewood residents fight to stay
    Steven Rogers' tidy, cream-colored wood frame house and the house next to it sit oddly alone, deserted among vast stretches of vacant lots in Englewood. On a recent afternoon, as he stood outside his house, he could picture himself as a young boy racing...
  • Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt

    Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt
    At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. The prospect of rising water, she said, isn't what bothers her. It's the expected rise in the cost of her $7,500 yearly flood insurance. "My insurance is more than my...
  • Halfway through session, lawmakers resolve next to nothing

    Halfway through session, lawmakers resolve next to nothing
    TALLAHASSEE — Nearly halfway through Florida's legislative session, consensus remains elusive on nearly every major issue: health care, conservation, school testing, the budget and tax cuts. The only substantive bill that has been passed so far...
  • Five questions for Mary Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Maryland Council on Economic Education

    Five questions for Mary Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Maryland Council on Economic Education
    The Maryland Council on Economic Education promotes financial literacy for students from kindergarten through 12th grade by developing lesson plans, computer games and materials, and teaching teachers how to use them in an array of classes. The mission,...