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    Report: Median house prices rise in Montgomery County

    05/15/2014 06:06 PM EDT
    NORRISTOWN - Data presented by the Montgomery County Planning Commission shows the median price of homes in the county increased in 2013. 
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    Live chat tonight: What kind of boss do you have?
    05/15/2014 06:00 PM EDT - May is designated as National Military Appreciation Month. Did you ever wonder how military styles of leadership can translate into today's work environment? Full Story

    Finance Comm. concerned about unpaid premiums

    AYER -- The Finance Committee met Sept. 10 to start planning the fiscal 2016 budget calendar. Chairman Scott Houde talked about the management letter presented by Town Auditor James Giusti at the last Board of Selectmen meeting. Full Story
    Friends of the Council on Aging to name November '60 plus' month

    HARVARD -- The Council on Aging met with the Friends of the Council on Aging Monday to discuss upcoming fundraising events and ideas. Full Story
    PDs omit info from logs with new law

    Redact incidents of domestic violence
    Part 1 in a series By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Police logs record basic information, from phone calls that come through dispatch every day to walk-in police station visits, typically categorizing each incident under headers ranging from animal complaints to road hazards to serious crimes. Full Story
    Stocks rise slightly at midday as Alibaba debuts

    09/19/2014 12:18 PM EDT
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher at midday after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut in the market. 
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    Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company
    09/19/2014 12:15 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum. Full Story

    China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492M for bribery
    09/19/2014 11:46 AM EDT - BEIJING (AP) — Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China, the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court. Full Story

    Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August
    09/19/2014 11:20 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs. Full Story

    Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August
    09/19/2014 10:49 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. Full Story

    US stocks climb higher in early trading
    09/19/2014 11:35 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is heading higher Friday as the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares its stock-market debut. Full Story

    Stocks up early as Alibaba stock is set to debut
    09/19/2014 09:45 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is opening higher on the day Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba makes its big debut in the stock market. Full Story

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    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
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    'Ghostlight' proves Buckley not bound by Broadway

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Underestimate Betty Buckley at your own peril. One man foolishly did while the singer and actress was starring as a mom in the TV series "Eight is Enough. Full Story