News archive from 17 March 2012

Payroll tax cut steals from Social Security trust fund

From an editorial in Tuesday's High Point Enterprise: You're not paying now, but you will pay later. A couple of months ago, when President Obama, the Democrats in Congress and their Republican counterparts took the political nature of Social Security...

 

Correction: Money & Markets Extra-Fund Focus story

In the Fund Focus module provided as a part of Money & Markets Extra on Feb. 24 and March 2, The Associated Press erroneously included incorrect information describing the category, top holdings and other characteristics of the profiled mutual...

Chron, 18:00 in Business
 
Civil rights museums poised for a boom

Civil rights museums poised for a boom

ATLANTA Drive through any state in the Deep South and you will find a monument or a museum dedicated to civil rights. A visitor can peer into the motel room in Memphis where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was staying when he was shot or stand near the...

 

AT&T in tentative settlement with CWA in Southwest

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T Inc. says it reached a tentative agreement in negotiations with a telecommunication worker's union in the Southwest.The company says its agreement with the Communications Workers of America in Mobility covers 8,800...

Chron, 18:00 in Business
 
2012 NCAA Tournament: St. Bonaventure’s return to the Big Dance ends as Florida State rallies in the second half 

2012 NCAA Tournament: St. Bonaventure’s return to the Big Dance ends as Florida State rallies in the second...

FLORIDA STATE 66, ST. BONAVENTURE 63 NASHVILLE - It took St. Bonaventure 12 years and a trip back from college basketball purgatory to get back to the NCAA Tournament. For 35 almost minutes Friday afternoon the Bonnies looked like they might just...

Daily News, 18:00 in Sport
 

AT&T board cuts CEO pay $2M over T-Mobile deal

NEW YORK AT&T Inc.'s board cut CEO Randall Stephenson's 2011 pay by $2.08 million because he engineered the failed deal to buy T-Mobile USA, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday. Opposition from federal antitrust regulators forced the...

 

Crucial week for Romney begins

WASHINGTON Mitt Romney will face his three Republican rivals tonight in a debate that marks the start of a crucial week for his presidential bid. The former Massachusetts governor badly needs to win Tuesday's primary in Michigan, the state where he...

 

In S.C., foreclosure settlement is $190M

More than 15,000 South Carolina homeowners will receive about $190 million in foreclosure relief and other compensation from the blockbuster settlement between state attorneys general and the country's largest mortgage servicers. The figures - a...

 

Catawbas postpone gambling plans until after judge's ruling

ROCK HILL The Catawba Indian Nation has put on hold its plans to launch a gaming operation this week, an attorney for the tribe said Tuesday. The Catawbas have decided to hold off on their gaming plans until after a judge rules in a lawsuit they filed...

 

Novant creating 150 jobs in Fort Mill

Novant Health is looking to hire 150 people with a variety of health care and technology experience to implement its new electronic medical records project. The project, Dimensions, is being based at Novant's Fort Mill data center. Eventually, as many...

 

Briefly

Income up in the fourth quarter, Home Depot says Home Depot Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 32 percent as homeowners spent more on renovation projects in part due to the mild weather in the U.S. Coping with weakness in...

 

SC woman charged with murder of York lawyer

The woman accused of fatally shooting York lawyer Michael Howe in his home last year made her first appearance in court Tuesday. Christina Adams, 27, is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. She is expected to face a...

 
Kids brainstorm some 'Wouldn't it be cool' ideas

Kids brainstorm some 'Wouldn't it be cool' ideas

Members of the Belmont Avenue Boys & Girls Club spent their Tuesday dreaming up inventions people cannot live without. About 50 youths ages 10-15 participated in the brainstorm session that helped kick off the "Wouldn't It Be Cool If..."...

 

UNC's Marshall sheds some labels in win over N.C. State

RALEIGH His postgame news conference over following his team's 86-74 victory against N.C. State on Tuesday night, North Carolina coach Roy Williams walked back inside the Tar Heels' locker room and stopped in front of Kendall Marshall's stall....

 

Car with toddler in backseat stolen in Pineville

PINEVILLE - A mother who went in for take-out food got the scare of her life when her car was stolen with her two-year-old in the backseat. Sherrelle Morris tells NewsChannel 36, she was picking up the take-out food and left her son in the car....

 

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