INDIANAPOLIS — Simon Property Group has launched a hostile bid worth about $16 billion for Macerich Co. after saying the rival mall operator refused to discuss a combination. A deal would combine two of the largest mall operators in the ...Read More »
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NEW YORK — The three largest credit-reporting agencies say they will change how they handle records, including making the dispute process easier for consumers and providing a waiting period before medical debts are reported. Consumer advocates have long sought a ...
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with the Obama administration in upholding a rule making mortgage brokers eligible for overtime pay under federal labor law. The justices unanimously agreed Monday to throw out a lower court ruling that faulted ...
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MYRTLE BEACH — Records show that Chinese investors are buying a lot of golf courses and other properties in the Myrtle Beach area. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported (http://bit.ly/1Bo9fwm) that Investors from China have spent nearly $50 million ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The road construction proposal offered by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is based on the gasoline tax falling by an amount less than projected using the current formula. McCrory unveiled in his state budget Thursday how he’d spend money ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Prosecutors say a North Carolina man who ran a payroll services company has pleaded guilty to laundering money in a $15 million scheme and used the cash to pay for strippers, jewelry, a Mercedes-Benz and a lavish home. James ...Read More »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced a proposal Wednesday to expand affordable housing in California by charging a $75 fee to record real estate documents. The San Diego Democrat’s plan would send cities hundreds of millions of dollars ...
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MCCLELLANVILLE, S.C. – A weeklong volunteer archaeological dig is underway at the Hampton Plantation State Historic Site on the Santee River between Charleston and Georgetown. The excavation, which begins Monday, focuses on uncovering what is thought to be the brick ...Read More »