Canandaigua's historic downtown buildings test firefighters' skills

The stakes are high when a fire breaks out in one of the city of Canandaigua’s historic downtown buildings, as was evident in a May 19 blaze on Beeman Street.

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Piketty's capital: An economist's inequality ideas are all the rage

The French economist has touched off the most vigorous public conversation about inequality since Occupy Wall Street, Bloomberg’s Megan McArdle says.

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Piketty's capital: An economist's inequality ideas are all the rage

HJ Sims Closes $214 Million Financing For Start-Up CCRC Sinai Residences of Boca Raton

HJ Sims Closes $214 Million Financing For Start-Up CCRC Sinai Residences of Boca Raton

FAIRFIELD, Conn., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — HJ Sims is pleased to announce the successful closing of the $213,785,000 financing for Sinai Residences of Boca Raton, a start-up continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Boca Raton, Florida. Located on the campus of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (the Federation), Sinai Residences is a resort-style CCRC that will host over …

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COMMENTARY 882.1: Ethics: Easier Said Than Done

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As a full-time ethicist — can you believe there even is such a thing? — I spend lots of time talking and writing about right and wrong. One thing I’ve learned is that in the last analysis, consistently doing the right thing is easier said than done. For one thing, it’s not always easy knowing what’s right. […]

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COMMENTARY 882.1: Ethics: Easier Said Than Done

Where Have All the Fiduciaries Gone? Even Rich People Can’t Escape Being Screwed

A new case filed against Deutsche Bank's wealth management business shows that even money can't buy safety from predatory finance.

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Occupy Wall Street Protest Enters Second Week; 80 Arrested at Peaceful March

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Walt Havenstein out of touch with N.H. reality

The May 28 article in the Portsmouth Herald ("Havenstein kicks off gubernatorial race") quoted Walt Havenstein as saying we need to "break out of this economic stagnation." This comment by the multimillionaire from Maryland shows how out of touch he is…

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Sales tax hike dents Japanese economy

Japan's nascent economic recovery stumbled in April with data Friday showing last month's sales tax rise punctured household spending, as the IMF called on Tokyo to press on with reforms aimed at ending decades of stagnation.

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Millionaire's treasure trail

Social media used to reveal clues to location of cash-filled envelopes.

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Millionaire's treasure trail

Affidavit: TV 'Millionaire' in extortion bid

Affidavit: TV 'Millionaire' in extortion bid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who appeared on "The Millionaire Matchmaker" is accused of trying to extort $2.5 million from a nuclear weapons plant in exchange for 1,200 slides that he allegedly claimed would be damaging if released publicly.

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