South Carolina Supreme Court Judge wants funds for online court records

Feb 14, 2011 Matt Roesly

The Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court recently urged lawmakers in the state not to cut her operating budget, saying that the system needed it to function.The State reports that Chief Justice Jean Toal recently went before a


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Lack of screenings raises concern in Florida

Feb 14, 2011 Matt Roesly

An investigation by a Florida television station has revealed that several employees in one county did not go through criminal background screenings, despite the fact that some of them work with kids.The investigation, conducted by WFTV, revealed


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Feds look to decrease size, impact of Freddie and Fannie

Feb 14, 2011 Brian Bradley

The White House has announced the start of an initiative that will ultimately limit the size and scope of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - the government's two housing lending bodies that were the target of widespread ire during the depths


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Average consumer credit scores fall two points over last 13 months

Feb 14, 2011 Brian Bradley

The effects of the recession were suppose to change spending habits and make consumers more cognizant of their credit scores. But that supposed windfall has yet to take hold, as average credit report scores among U.S. consumers have fallen


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GM Financial, Ally squaring off in lending market

Feb 14, 2011 Brian Bradley

General Motors and its former financial wing, Ally Financial, are shaping up to do battle in the auto lending industry. First, GM reported that it was preparing to expand its own lending sector, GM Financial. The company was forced to revamp


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