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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...
  • 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....
  • U.S., auto executives trying to craft bailout

    Bush administration officials and auto executives worked Monday to try to seal a deal for a multibillion-dollar industry bailout, amid hopes that the money could be available this week. "It seems like the planets are becoming aligned," said Rep. Fred...
  • Resolution is premature at best, a bad move at worse

    If there is a word no one should seek to be associated with these days, it is bailout. Few words trigger the kind of derision that word now draws. So, it is puzzling to hear the Broward school district talking about joining another school district in...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Broken Dreams

    When Charline Pillinger thinks about the cozy twin home in North Catasauqua she bought two years ago, she finds it hard to believe how quickly her little bit of the American dream turned into a nightmare. Pillinger, a dental assistant, and boyfriend...
  • Mortgage Crisis: State Programs Reaching Only A Fraction Of Those In Need

    When Carl and Anjanee Wright fell behind in their mortgage payments a little more than a year ago, the Windsor couple saw the state's new foreclosure prevention programs as a beacon of hope. They felt sure that they would qualify. After all, they both...
  • Q: How much will the Obama plan cost taxpayers?

    Q: How much will the Obama plan cost taxpayers? A: The administration estimates the total cost at $75 billion. About $50 billion would come from financial-rescue funds already approved by Congress, and it would be used to subsidize loan modifications....
  • AIG Bonuses Required Under Connecticut Labor Law, Company Says

    AIG Bonuses Required Under Connecticut Labor Law, Company Says
    The $165 million AIG bonus flap that has caused outrage around the nation has its roots in a provision of Connecticut labor law that political leaders say needs to be changed. The embattled insurance giant, which has received about $170 billion in...