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Bernanke: Wall St Execs Should Have Gone to Jail for Crisis

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession.

Uber Pulls Out of Broward County; Flap Ensues

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | Jul 22
Broward County Commissioners put measures in place that Uber found so onerous the company pulled out of the Florida county. Drivers and passengers alike have erupted in fury.

Small Time Porn Part Two: Meeting the Models

CULTURE | By Ric Reily with Jonathan R. Nicholes | Jun 21
Part One in the series revealed surprising statistics and challenged preconceptions. Now it's time to go into the "Model House" and meet the young men within.

Small Time Porn Part One: The Secret Life of a Big Business

CULTURE | By Ric Reily with Jonathan R. Nichels | Jun 20
For all its preconceived faults the industry has survived in its various forms throughout history and, with the advent of technology and particularly the Internet, has flourished.

Airline Unions Blast Gulf Carriers

CORPORATE | By Heather Cassell | Apr 12
Airline unions and flight attendants are making an unprecedented move toward equality in the air in the ongoing battle to level the playing field in Open Skies agreements.

How Well Are the Companies That Support the LGBT Community Doing in the Stock Market?

CORPORATE | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 21
With the craziness of the ever-changing stock market, one group has made it easier for investors to know who to put their money into.

The Best Real Estate Markets in Florida

HOME | By Mike Halterman | Jan 24
Everyone agrees that this is the perfect time to buy a new home. Interest rates are low and the construction industry, which fizzled during the recession, is now stronger than ever in Florida. Here are ten Florida cities to look at.

Pharmacy Officials Face Racketeering Charges

CORPORATE | By Denise Lavoie | Dec 17
A co-owner and a pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak face charges of racketeering for allegedly causing the deaths of patients who received tainted steroids.

Russians Flock to Stores to Pre-empt Price Rises

FINANCE | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Dec 17
As the government considered ways to ease the selling pressure on the ruble, which has slid 15 percent in just two days and raised fears of a bank run, many Russians were buying cars and home appliances - in some cases in record numbers.

Marijuana, Mainstream Converge in Colorado Tourism Concerns

FINANCE | By Kristen Wyatt | Dec 17
In Colorado, there's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially damaging the state's tourism brand.

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