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Money & CompanyTurns out it was a good idea to keep the faith in tax-free municipal bonds last winter when so many investors were bailing out. It was an even better idea to buy more munis at that point. While the stock......
In its March 11 editorial, "Rethinking state bond ratings," The Times editorial board suggested that because state and local governments default on their obligations less often than corporations do, all bonds issued by governmental entities should...
Times Staff WriterThe generation-long political retreat of Democrats across the South is disintegrating into a rout. President Bush dominated the South so completely in last month's presidential election that he carried nearly 85% of all the counties across the region --...
CNNBIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- An Alabama judge Thursday signed an order declaring Natalee Holloway officially dead. A probate judge made the decision at a presumption of death hearing in a Jefferson County courtroom in Birmingham Thursday afternoon. Holloway...
As I found myself reading the USA Today newspaper the other morning, one article caught my attention and I wondered if its story represented the future. In Rhode Island, the town of Central Falls is filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. Although the article...
email@example.comJefferson County vegetable grower Bill Grantham wanted to learn how to stop the stink bug devastation that's ruining his crops and his livelihood. "My field corn was destroyed. My green and lima beans were wiped out. Wiped out. Zero. So I came here...
Animal Crazy - Orlando SentinelFrom the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Ten young whooping cranes have completed more than three-quarters of their migration from Wisconsin to Florida. They flew into Florida from Georgia on Friday, Dec. 10, and landed in Jefferson County.Â Â Only...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Senate President Mike Haridopolos on Friday abruptly fired a consultant tied to an Alabama banking scandal, a day after the Orlando Sentinel disclosed his contract. The Merritt Island Republican said in a statement Friday that although...
TribLocal - Orland Park » NewsA former Orland Park man convicted of robbery in connection with the brutal murder of a Joliet woman is awaiting execution for the rape and …...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WBRC-TV)--- Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press. DOUBLE HOMICIDE Police probe murders of two males in Opelika OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) -- A double homicide in Opelika is under investigation today. According...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The number of flu cases among children in the Birmingham area is increasing. Some of those cases are severe. Children's Hospital officials say there are six children on life support fighting severe cases of influenza. A U-...
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