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B of A Pays, “Nobody Had the Morals”, Baby Kim

Monday, January 7, 2013

National: The Bank of America has agreed to pay $10 billion to Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Assoc.) to settle claims over sour mortgages. Fannie Mae, which was established during The Great Depression to help Americans buy homes, had claimed …

NHL Deal, Tighter Gun Control, Back to the Future

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Breakaway: The National Hockey League and its players union have reached a tentative agreement that may save what remains of the season. Players have been locked out for 113 days. Guns & Ammo: The Washington Post reports that the Obama …

Missoni Missing, Sandy Aid, Armstrong Might Spill

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Breaking: The plane carrying Italian designer Vittorio Missoni, 58, his wife and another couple has gone missing off the coast of Venezuela after taking off from a resort. An air and sea search is underway. National: Facing the wrath of …

Slow Growth, Boehner Weeps, Icelandic Wind

Friday, January 4, 2013

National: The economy added 155,000 jobs in December, slow but steady growth. Other signs point to economic growth, but higher payroll taxes as a result of the Cliff deal may slow recovery. Congress: The 113th Congress was sworn in, including …

Taliban Hit, Jersey Aid, Hillary Hospital

Thursday, January 3, 2013

World: The US claims a drone strike killed a senior Taliban leader inside Pakistan. Eight other people also died when the missile hit a house. Jersey Sore: New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie is mad at House Speaker John Boehner …

Kicking the Can, The Apartment Plot

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Clifftomania: The stock market jumped this morning on news of Congressional action. The House late yesterday approved the Senate tax bill to pull back from the Fiscal Cliff, which technically the country already fell off at midnight yesterday. The vote …

Over the Cliff, Hillary Hurt, Coaches to the Showers

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Wheeeeeee!: The US fell over the Fiscal Cliff at midnight even though Congressional leaders had reached an agreement on tax issues. The Senate approved the deal 89-8 in a post-midnight vote, but the House will not take it up until …