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Business High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up
Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses. Now, there's a new problem: Even insurers think it's unaffordable.
Business Louisville Slugger maker announces deal to sell iconic brand Louisville Slugger maker announces deal to sell iconic brand
The company that made bats for a who's who of baseball greats, including Babe Ruth and Ted Williams, announced a deal Monday to sell its Louisville Slugger brand to rival Wilson Sporting Goods Co. for $70 million.
Business US home sales rebound slightly in February US home sales rebound slightly in February
Slightly more Americans bought homes in February, but tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather point to sluggish sales in the coming few months.
Business Consumer tips for using paid tax preparers Consumer tips for using paid tax preparers
Some consumer tips to help avoid excessive fees or potential fraud when using paid tax preparers, according to the Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:
Business Brazil judge accepts charges against 11 companies
A Brazilian judge has accepted charges filed by state prosecutors against 11 companies for allegedly forming a cartel to raise prices on the construction and upkeep of subway and train systems in the state of Sao Paulo.
Business Atlantic City's newest tourism push touts entertainment Atlantic City's newest tourism push touts entertainment
Threatened with extinction but with no one having yet told it to stop, the organization that promotes Atlantic City to other parts of the country has a new campaign touting the seaside resort's entertainment offerings.
Business States to test ways to send food stamp recipients to work States to test ways to send food stamp recipients to work
Ten states will test new ways to get food stamp recipients back to work, using Agriculture Department grants aimed at helping some of the 46 million Americans who receive benefits move off the rolls.