Lawsuit: Bank stuck mortgage borrowers with extra fees

BY JAMES RUFUS KOREN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS As Wells Fargo & Co. continues to be hit with fallout from its sham-accounts scandal, the bank is facing...

Black-owned public relations firm buys marketing company

Vistra Communications, a Black-owned public relations and marketing agency in Hillsborough County, has acquired Marketing Associates USA, a Tampa-based marketing, promotional and branding agency that...

WHAT’S YOUR SCORE?

Lack of knowledge about playing the credit game costs Black Americans billions of dollars in higher interest rates, fees, and other costs. FROM THE TRICE...

O’Neal gets a ‘Fun’ title with Carnival Cruise Line

BY RICHARD TRIBOU ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Shaquille O’Neal has joined the Carnival Cruise Line team as its CFO, but he isn’t the Chief Financial Officer. No, the F,...

Big employers embracing health plan status quo

BY JAY HANCOCK KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS The shrinking unemployment rate has been a healthy turn for people with job-based benefits. Eager to attract help in a tight...

Pot industry to Trump: What about us?

MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump told world leaders that America is open for business. But one budding U.S. industry — marijuana growers...

Digital tracking: Why you should care

Some companies, empowered by the click-through habits of consumers, exploit the information by selling it to data brokers. BY TIM JOHNSON TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – It’s...

‘Black Panther’ annihilates competition with $108-million second weekend

BY KEVIN CRUST LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS No one will ever underestimate King T’Challa of Wakanda again. “Black Panther,” proving its $200-million opening weekend was no fluke, eclipsed...

‘WE WERE BAMBOOZLED’

That’s the summary of a lawsuit filed by Bethune-Cookman University against three of its former top administrators, including its ex-president and ex-chief financial officer. To download...

Did toy industry strike out on ‘Panther’ merch?

BY NEDRA RHONE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS “Black Panther’’ has been breaking records since its initial release on Feb. 15, but fans looking for licensed merchandise have been...

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