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  • Spending bill disappoints with big surprises
    Spending bill disappoints with big surprises
    The high hopes of many Republicans, conservatives and other concerned Americans placed in the land slide victory of the 2014 mid-term elections was side lined this past week with the passage of the 1.1 trillion dollarOmnibus Spending Bill.Although...
  • Cuban beach
    The Visa Line Forms on the Right
    Here they come!Expect an invasion of American tourists, seeking sun, surf, and sand on Cuba’s pristine beaches, following President Obama’s announcement Wednesday of resumption of diplomatic relations with the island nation.An armed...
  • History
    Newtown victims' families choose poorly with regard to 'entrusting' guns
    On Monday, families of nine of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, and one survivor of that atrocity, filed suit against Bushmaster, manufacturer of the rifle used in the shooting; Camfour, the distributor; and Riverview Sales, the...

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Business & Finance

  • HUD Secretary Julian Castro
    Mortgage Rates slide another eighth, lowest in 2014
    The last time mortgage rates were this low was about one and one-half years ago or May 30, 2013 as they were 3.810% Today’s weekly survey of 3.800% is the lowest of 2014. It represents the benchmark 30 year fixed rate mortgage as reported...
  • Where to buy a San Francisco home within your budget
    Where to buy a San Francisco home within your budget
    To a large degree, if you’re buying a house in San Francisco, your price range effectively determines the possible neighborhoods to consider. That does not apply quite as much to condos and TICs: Generally speaking, in neighborhoods with...
  • New products travel to the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show
    New products travel to the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show
    “Every year, inventors and designers create fun, practical and fascinating new devices that make travel easier and more enjoyable,” says John Golicz, producer of the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show which arrives at the Donald E....