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  • Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks

    Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks
    The announcement by Target on Thursday that 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks is just one in a string of notable consumer-data breaches in recent years. 
  • Obama is right to put spotlight on economic inequality

    Obama is right to put spotlight on economic inequality
    You may have missed it, given the launch of the Christmas shopping season and all the foofaraw about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, but earlier this month Barack Obama gave the most important speech of his presidency. The topic was the rising...

    Andrew Jacobs Jr. dies at 81; Indiana congressman known for his thrift

     Andrew Jacobs Jr. dies at 81; Indiana congressman known for his thrift
    Andrew Jacobs Jr., a former longtime Indiana congressman known for turning down pay raises and PAC donations as well as for being an early opponent of the Vietnam War, died Saturday at his Indianapolis home. He was 81. He had been in declining health...

    Workers' comp rates to rise next year

    Workers' comp rates to rise next year
    SACRAMENTO — Employers, especially owners of small businesses, are about to see increases in their workers' compensation insurance bills. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones looked at the $14-billion-a-year market and advised that premium...

    Wells Fargo's pressure-cooker sales culture comes at a cost

    Wells Fargo's pressure-cooker sales culture comes at a cost
    Wells Fargo branch manager Rita Murillo came to dread the phone calls. Regional bosses required hourly conferences on her Florida branch's progress toward daily quotas for opening accounts and selling customers extras such as overdraft protection....