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LA utility spent $162M on troubled billing system

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power computerized billing system that has overcharged customers and sparked a flood of complaints has cost more than twice the $59 million initially […]


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Student loan borrowers complain of repayment snags

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials have received more than 3,800 complaints in the last year from borrowers of private student loans, with common problems related to payment processing and requests for loan modifications. The complaints […]


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Officials: NY man tried to sell baby on Craigslist

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man has been arrested on charges he offered to sell a woman’s 2-month-old baby online for $100. Staten Island prosecutors said Monday that Paul Marquez is charged with […]


Mass. pharmacy board director fired

BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts pharmacy board’s director has been fired for ignoring a complaint that a company linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak was shipping drugs in bulk, in violation of its state license. […]


Feds investigate Jeep Patriot stalling problem

DETROIT (AP) – Federal safety regulators are investigating complaints that Jeep Patriot SUV engines can stall without warning at highway speeds. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration affects about 112,000 Patriots from […]


The one-dollar bank robber

NORTHERN CAMBRIA, Pa. (AP) – Police say a man tried to rob a Pennsylvania bank of $1 because he hoped to be sent to a federal prison nearby. A police complaint says 50-year-old regular customer […]



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