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  • Confusion over new federal schools bailout

     
      Congress' decision Tuesday to rush $553 million to Florida schools as part of a new federal jobs  bill is creating some confusion among school districts. Should they run right out and spend it or tuck it away for the 2011-12 school, year...
  • Insurance Coverage Picks Up Tab For Losses Due To Assistant Fire Chief's Embezzlement & Fraud

    Insurance Coverage Picks Up Tab For Losses Due To Assistant Fire Chief's Embezzlement & Fraud
    An ugly episode in the financial history of the South King Fire and Rescue District is coming to a close, after an insurance claim picks up losses of more than a half million dollars stolen by a former assistant fire chief. The insurance claim will...
  • John Boehner calls for firing of Obama's entire economic team; time 'to put grownups in charge'

     
    Full text of the Republican House leader's speech on the economy, demanding the Democrats take responsibility for prolonged unemployment....
  • Readers write on mortgage morality

    The debate about the morality of walking away from an underwater home mortgage and what to do about strategic defaults hit a nerve, to say the least. Today, we hear from you: Dear Beth, if you are familiar with the film Network in 1976 there is the...
  • Watchdog: Gov't May Have Overpaid To Bail Out AIG

    Watchdog: Gov't May Have Overpaid To Bail Out AIG
    Officials handling the multibillion dollar bailout of insurance giant American International Group Inc. mismanaged an initial rescue attempt and may have overpaid other banks to wind down AIG's business relationships, a government watchdog says. The...
  • Obama Administration Extends TARP Deadline

    Obama Administration Extends TARP Deadline
    The Treasury Department formally extended the life of the controversial $700-billion bailout fund to October, saying it planned to sharply scale back use of the money, even as a government audit found the program lost $41.4 billion in the last fiscal...
  • Obama: Bankers Have Duty To Taxpayers, Economy

    Obama: Bankers Have Duty To Taxpayers, Economy
    Even as another major bank announced it was repaying its bailout money, President Obama today told executives from the nation's largest financial institutions to return the taxpayer's largesse in an additional way -- increase lending to small businesses...
  • Treasury Approves 10 Banks' Proposals To Repay Bailout Money

    (WGN-AM)- The Treasury Department has approved 10 of the nation's largest banks to repay $68 billion in government bailout money. The department on Tuesday said the banks, which were not named, will be allowed to repay the money they received from the...
  • Ten Banks Get Approval To Repay Bailout Money

    Ten Banks Get Approval To Repay Bailout Money
    The Obama administration today announced it has given approval to 10 of the nation's largest banks to repay $68 billion in government bailout money they have received to stabilize the financial system. "These repayments are an encouraging sign of...
  • The Hartford Reports $15 Million Loss In Second Quarter; Shares Set to Rise

    The Hartford reported a second-quarter loss Wednesday of $15 million, its best quarterly showing of the past year, as investment losses narrowed and earnings from core operations beat analysts' expectations. The insurer's second-quarter loss, which...
  • Haiti begins to see emergency aid

    Shipments from the U.S., China, France and Spain have landed in Port-au-Prince. U.S. Army personnel are expected today; the first Navy ship is due Friday. Meanwhile, survivors seek food and water. Promised emergency aid from abroad began flowing into...
  • President Obama To Banks: "We Want Our Money Back"

    President Obama To Banks: "We Want Our Money Back"
    Vowing to recover "every single dime the American people are owed," President Obama today proposed a new tax on the nation's largest financial institutions to recover projected losses from the government's bailouts. "We want our money back and we're...