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  • Albany: Foreclosure bill

    Paterson and the legislature have agreed on a bill to address the sub-prime crisis. Key provisions: 90-day notice before foreclosure proceedings are instituted, and a mandatory settlement conference requiring face-to-face meeting with homeowner and lender. Ful
  • Boy Scouts, gays and Chick-fil-A: A better way than boycotts

    Here's an idea for the Boy Scouts: Stage the next national jamboree at Chick-fil-A. The two outfits seem to be on the same backward page when it comes to equal rights for gays. Disappointing to me, since I'm an Eagle...

    'Operation Malicious Mortgage' strikes

    Ralph Cioffi, left, and Matthew Tannin are escorted to federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, June 19, 2008. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News. by Frank James The federal government's regulators may not have done...

    Barely Loafing in Las Vegas, back from the desert

    Well, folks, we're back from the desert. Two weeks in Las Vegas is a curious experience. I think it requires a certain constitution.While out there, we were keeping tabs on the World Series of Poker Main Event. Earlier this morning, the final table...

    Half-dozen Senate Dems to blast Paterson tax cap

    Six State Senate Democrats plan on Friday to blast Gov. David A. Paterson???s proposed 4 percent cap on yearly increases in school property taxes minutes before a special session in Albany to vote on the matter. The senators -...