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Nov 13, 2013 | via PlanPhilly
In response to rumors that the state is likely to award Philadelphia's second casino license to Live! in South Philly near the stadiums, over 300 people showed up to a community meeting last night to protest. Real estate agent and former 2nd District City Council candidate Barbara Capozzi is leading the opposition. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 11 | via The Lebanon Daily News
A 92-year-old World War II veteran and ex-prisoner of war is continuing his activism in support of military service members who, like him, are gay. Rupert "Twink" Starr of suburban Columbus was a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army when he was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge. Comment?
Monday Nov 10 | via National Mortgage News
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Thursday Nov 6 | via Patch.com
Realtor Lynn Magaro has joined the Venice office of RE/MAX Platinum Realty. She comes to Florida from the Philadelphia area, where she was a top-producing agent for Realty Mark Nexus in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Comment?
Thursday Nov 6 | via PlanPhilly
Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday. For years Philadelphia has tried to build its way out of our affordable housing problem through new construction. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Palm Beach Post
A 90-year-old man is facing foreclosure on a Boynton Beach home he no longer owns after his lender gave him the wrong mortgage payoff amount. According to court documents, Abraham Maisner, who owned a 3,200-square-foot home in Valencia Lakes, went into foreclosure in 2012 after failing to make payments since May 2010. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Realtor Magazine
A new marketing campaign from a Central Pennsylvania home builder is reaching out to engaged renters and showing them how they can start married life as first-time home owners. We reported on couples building downpayments into their gift registries years ago , but this is the first we've heard of a custom home builder getting in the game. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Mail on Sunday
Revealed: JP Morgan 'silenced' whistleblower who tried to warn them BEFORE the sub-prime mortgage crisis by paying $9 billion settlement to avoid Federal prosecution Republican bosses: We WILL repeal Obamacare. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Daily Mail
Witness whose testimony was so powerful it forced $9 billion settlement from JP Morgan reveals bank giant's schemes to swindle investors selling worthless mortgages Republican bosses: We WILL repeal Obamacare. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via Forbes.com
I write about stock markets, art markets, millennials and their money. Before joining the markets and personal finance desk I produced the investing section of Forbes.com. Comment?
4 min ago | via Daily Herald
The $1.8 billion operator of the pancake house and casual- dining chain will have more money to spend after refinancing its debt and cutting millions in interest expense. DineEquity already announced an increased dividend and share buybacks. Comment?
16 min ago | via Reuters
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co outlined a $1.25 billion refinancing plan on Monday, in a move to reduce interest payments on debt taken on when it acquired U.S. rival Saks last year. The retailer said it would take out a 20-year mortgage on the ground portion of its flagship Saks Fifth Avenue store in New York City after an appraiser valued the property at C$4.1 billion , significantly more than what HBC paid for all of Saks when it acquired the company last year. Comment?
17 min ago | via Weyburn Review
Hudson's Bay Company says it is taking out a US$1.25 billion, 20-year mortgage for the ground floor of its Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York City. The mortgage has an expected interest rate of less than 4.4 per cent, with the transaction anticipated to close in early December. Comment?
17 min ago | via Business Wire
The new actively managed fund will round out Vanguard's taxable bond fund lineup, which comprises 10 active funds and 12 index funds covering the broad quality and duration spectrum.1 The fund will invest in high-quality bonds, including a combination of money market, government, and investment-grade corporate securities with an expected average rating of Aa and duration of approximately one year.2 "Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund is a low-cost and diversified option for investors seeking to augment the bond component of a balanced portfolio. It will afford investors the opportunity for further duration diversification," said Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb. Comment?
24 min ago | via Brandon Sun
Angelo Mondragon remembers growing up hanging around picket lines in California with his mom and dad, who were union organizers. Notre Dame Hotel owner Angelo Mondragon has organized the Rural Hotel Association in an effort to save the struggling beverage room. Comment?
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