| Apr 11, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Boy Scouts in Bedford, Cambria and Somerset counties are launching the 26th annual Scouting for Food drive in April, collecting food and household items for more than 40,000 needy residents.
During the month of April, more than 2,000 Cub Scouts, Boy...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Heather Watson is a self-admitted 'picky person,' especially when it comes to her health. After a number of bad office visits…
"You walk in and you feel like you're a number instead of a person," said Watson.
…She turned to her social...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Groups of students at Hartford's High School Inc. — an insurance and finance academy — got an inside look at the businesses that make up the Insurance Capital.
As part of a job shadow program, 89 students met with employees and learned...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
On April 1, when Japan lowered its corporate tax rate, this country's 35 percent tax rate became the highest in the industrialized world. Because the U.S. tax code has so many loopholes or breaks, the effective rate for corporations averaged 27.7...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:03 AM
There’s been quite a bit of chatter this spring about a rebound in the manufacturing sector. Whether those predictions will hold up is looking less and less certain as new orders tumble.
Demand for factory-made goods has fallen three of the past...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents will go to the polls Tuesday, selecting two of three state Assembly candidates to move forward to a November runoff as well as deciding two countywide measures.
California's open primary creates an unusual situation...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday the Lone Star State will not execute major parts of the Affordable Care Act, the controversial federal health care law recently upheld by the Supreme Court.
"I will not be party to socializing healthcare and...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
The leader of the nation's largest health insurer warned Thursday not to assume widespread participation from his company in part of health care overhaul's coverage expansion that unfolds later this year.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. CEO Stephen Hemsley told...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Venture capital funding shriveled for the first time in three years in 2012, with investors funneling $26.5 billion to companies over 3,698 deals, according to a new report.
That’s a 10% drop in dollars and a 6% slide in deal volume, according...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
George R. Aylward said he inspires confidence in Virtus Investment Partners by producing a quality product and fostering an environment in which all employees directly influence the success of the company.
Aylward was raised on Long Island. He moved to...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Mitt Romney's Friday release of some tax documents came after months of pressure on the Republican candidate to make public more of his financial picture.
Republicans urging further release hoped additional documents would put the issue of what Romney...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:39 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Shirley Silvers thinks the "virtual doctor" who monitors her chronic lung condition via mobile phone is wonderful.
"It is like having my doctor sitting on my sofa," said the 64-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent in central England,...