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Prosecutors give closing argument in Edwards trial

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Prosecutors are saying in closing arguments in the John Edwards campaign corruption trial that he was part of a politically ambitious scheme to take money from wealthy donors to hide his pregnant mistress. Prosecutors took 90 minutes ...

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How will JPMorgan’s $2B loss affect banking rules?

WASHINGTON — The $2 billion trading loss at JPMorgan Chase has renewed calls for stricter oversight of Wall Street banks. Two years after Congress passed an overhaul of financial rules, many of those changes have yet to be finalized. JPMorgan’s ...

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Did small business win in the General Assembly?

So much has been said about the recent General Assembly session and its failure to reach a consensus on a revenue package to avert state spending cuts. Some even say we are facing a doomsday scenario. And while I don’t ...

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‘Fracking’ hits home (and business)

Glade Run rises from springs along the ridge a mile away and then flows through our valley. From my winery window, I see its black-soil banks wiggling across the spring green. In most places, I could jump across; were cows ...

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Maryland Senate passes bill to limit septic systems

ANNAPOLIS — After days of delay and maneuvers that frustrated opponents and supporters alike, Maryland senators have approved a bill to regulate where new residential septic systems can be installed. The legislation, passed by a 32-14 vote Tuesday afternoon, creates ...

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