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Plan turns cell phone into home phone
There is a big drawback to using a cell phone at home, especially in a large house: You have to schlep it around with you from room to room. By contrast, landline phone service can be used via either cordless or corded extension phones. Now, T-Mobile, one of the big U.S. cell phone companies, is rolling out a new system that it hopes will make cell phone service at home more convenient and even ... (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 08:08:09 GMT)

Mortgage huge goal in retirement survey
More than three-quarters of U.S. citizens expect to pay off their mortgages before they retire despite falling housing prices and record numbers of foreclosures, results of a survey show. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 11:05:38 GMT)

Former Lexington resident returns to the city as California winemaker
Davidson County's growing wine community reaches all the way to the California.And back. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 14:10:00 GMT)

PEOPLE BRIEFS: Kid Rock pleads not guilty to battery charge
Los Angeles - Singer Kid Rock has pleaded not guilty to a charge of battery from a fight at a fast food restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia. Kid Rock, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie, entered the plea through his attorney Darryl Cohen in DeKalb Co... (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 21:01:15 GMT)

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony to hire masseuse and trained for twins
Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony have hired a masseuse and a trained color therapist for her newborn twins. The ‘Jenny From The Block’ star, whose twins Max and Emme were born last month, have also reportedly ordered 600-count Egyptian cotton cot linen, designer Babygros, diamond-engraved rattles and, two small Shetland ponies for the youngsters. A source said: “Jennifer has gone all-out ... (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 13:23:38 GMT)

ID Media Promotes Rob Bochicchio to Chief Broadcast Officer
ID Media, the largest buyer of DRTV in the U.S., has announced the promotion of Rob Bochicchio to Chief Broadcast Officer. The 18-year broadcast media veteran will oversee ID Media's entire broadcast operation and promote knowledge sharing and best practices across all broadcast teams. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 14:57:00 GMT)

ID Media Promotes Rob Bochicchio to Chief Broadcast Officer
NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Media, the largest buyer of DRTV in the U.S., has announced the promotion of Rob Bochicchio to Chief Broadcast Officer. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:29:50 GMT)

US Bancorp CEO Gets $5.9M in 2007
The mortgage meltdown kept U.S. Bancorp Chairman and Chief Executive Richard Davis from getting a bonus during 2007, but his compensation still increased 3.9 percent. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 22:46:52 GMT)

Top Scoops
More than any time in the past fifty years, this country is in need of a qualified leader with a solid base of combined knowledge and experience. Barack Obama does not fit the bill. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 00:45:21 GMT)

Investigation of police abuse claims continues
HOBART | The Lake County Sheriff's Department investigation into police abuse claims by a Hobart family should be done by March 17, Sgt. Matt Eaton said Monday. (Watch the surveillance video.) (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 14:32:15 GMT)

Sherwin-Williams CEO Gets $7.9M in 2007
Sherwin-Williams Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Christopher M. Connor received compensation valued by the paint manufacturer at $7.9 million in 2007, a year in which the U.S. housing slump weakened demand. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 17:25:48 GMT)

Where Are the IE 8 Security Goodies?
p strong There s a conspicuous absence of information about whether IE8 will include anti-malware blockers anti-virus integration or changes to dangerous ActiveX-related defaults. br strong p ... Free E-file Your Taxes NOW! Biggest Refund Guaranteed! (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 17:42:15 GMT)

A threshold for wireless home gadgets
The Petaluma, Calif.-based company is developing a set of devices that include front-door Web cams, motion sensors and light controls that can talk wirelessly to the PC. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 00:28:37 GMT)

Will Microsoft Change How ActiveX Runs in IE 8?
p strong A security expert calls for ActiveX to be disabled from running by default but an analyst says that won t work as PC users rely on too many such controls. strong p ... Automate Software Builds with Visual Build Pro Easily create an automated, repeatable process for building and deploying software. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 01:11:42 GMT)

High winds down trees, power lines
A severe weather system that tore through the Twin Counties late Tuesday and early Wednesday downed several tree limbs and left thousands of area residents without power. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 03:59:41 GMT)

Good Morning Lowcountry
Maybe the media's scrutiny of every speech, sentence, utterance, gesture and campaign ad from each of the candidates in the presidential race has left you feeling like there is nothing left to talk about. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 05:21:06 GMT)

New tool cracks most enterprise wireless LANs
If your company or organization runs an enterprise wireless LAN network, I have some troubling news for you.  Odds are high that your current "enterprise-class" wireless LAN deployment is vulnerable to authentication leakage which not only exposes your internal network but all of your server access controls. ... (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 06:57:24 GMT)

Federal court upholds threat sentence
PIERRE -- An Elk Point man's seven-year prison term for threatening a federal judge has been upheld by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 07:10:57 GMT)

Qwest mulls home security to offset losses of land lines
Qwest is exploring the idea of offering home-security services, such as Web-based video, that would allow subscribers to monitor their homes over the Internet. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 09:17:40 GMT)

Awards given to top displays
A. Prillaman and Lena Carter had an unusual wedding on Dec. 24, 1928, and a perhaps more unusual anniversary celebration 50 years later when they re-enacted the wedding, according to an official and information posted at Nelson Automotive Group’s booth at Fast Track 2008. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 11:00:28 GMT)

Customer Service
TORONTO - Home security system provider AlarmForce Industries Inc. (TSX:AF) reported Thursday a first-quarter profit $680,071, up from a year-ago $566,101 as revenues improved 21 per cent. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 15:18:49 GMT)

Investigators seeking information on burglaries
THOMASVILLE — Grady County Sheriff’s Office investigators are warning residents to keep a close eye on their firearms. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 04:18:18 GMT)

Kane County police say goodbye to its top dog
It was 2 a.m. and a toddler was missing. His father had passed out walking home from a party with the 2-year-old in Carpentersville. When the father came to, he called 911 (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 07:11:56 GMT)

Federal court upholds threat sentence
PIERRE -- An Elk Point man's seven-year prison term for threatening a federal judge has been upheld by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 07:53:31 GMT)

New procedure used in hunt for Lynn girl located later
LYNN - A 13-year-old Lynn girl reported missing late Wednesday night was found safe in Boston by security at South Station at 12:30 a.m. Thursday. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 08:18:38 GMT)

GenCorp's future in question after shake-up
The bloodless coup at GenCorp Inc. this week could accelerate the Rancho Cordova aerospace company's land-development efforts or spark an outright sale of the company, as Wall Street believes. It's also possible the housing slump could stymie the new team's hope of cashing in on GenCorp's landholdings. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 08:21:30 GMT)

Stalker likely to be given probation, not prison, judge says
A Franklin County judge said he isn't likely to send an admitted stalker to prison, despite the pleas of two victims who fear the man. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 09:00:00 GMT)

London Clubs International And Help The Aged Working Together To Secure Older People's Homes In Southend, UK
Thanks to a donation of £30,000 from London Clubs International (LCI), the Help the Aged HandyVan service will be able to make hundreds of older people's homes in Southend safe and secure this year. The Southend HandyVan has operated in the area since 2002 and provides a free home security service for those aged over 60 with less than £20,000 in savings. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 13:10:17 GMT)

Atmel Completes Acquisition of Quantum Research Group
Atmel® Corporation today announced that it has received all necessary regulatory approvals for and has completed its acquisition of Quantum Research Group Ltd. . The acquisition of Quantum provides Atmel with an immediate presence in touch sensing, one of the fastest growing markets for microcontrollers. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 14:00:00 GMT)

Hooman Majd: Let's Put the Red Phone to Bed
While some have rightly deplored the Karl Rovian campaign tactic, few have suggested that very premise of the ad is pure fiction, or have wondered what exactly the hypothetical crisis might entail. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 17:29:32 GMT)

Crawdads, Hickory OK lease
The Hickory Crawdads have home security for the next 15 years. Hickory City Council signed off on a new 15-year lease Tuesday for the minor league baseball team's use of L.P. Frans Stadium. The original lease between the city, which owns L.P. Frans, and Hickory Baseball Inc., the Crawdads owners, expired at the end of the 2007 season. The new lease has the Crawdads' owners taking care of parking ... (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 22:37:41 GMT)

Senate bill to cut funding for schools
If passed, property taxes will be capped at 3% down from the current 5%. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 23:07:03 GMT)

Goodyear CEO Gets $21.2M Compensation
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert J. Keegan received executive compensation valued at $21.2 million in 2007, nearly double the compensation he received the previous year, according to a regulatory filing Friday. (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 01:19:16 GMT)

Kane County police say goodbye to its top dog
It was 2 a.m. and a toddler was missing. His father had passed out walking home from a party with the 2-year-old in Carpentersville. When the father came to, he called 911 (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 06:14:32 GMT)

In 9/11 Era, NeighborLink Connects Neighbors to a 'Mayberry' Network
ATLANTA — "My in-laws' elderly neighbor was robbed in her front yard. She had just returned home from a trip to the mall. When she got out of the car, she noticed another car pulling up behind her. A man stepped out, walked over to her and took her bags and purse and drove away. (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 08:16:08 GMT)

Ex-union big McLaughlin takes plea in theft of 2M
The onetime boss of the city's largest labor union coalition pleaded guilty Friday to brazenly stealing $2.2 million in cash, cars and perks. (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 09:39:09 GMT)

Andy Borowitz: Hillary: Obama Not Ready For Red Phone, But Would Be Awesome Veep
It's a genius strategy: Democrats, forced to choose between Hillary and Barack, don't need to choose after all, since they both could run together - as long as Barack is at the bottom of the ticket, of course. (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 19:14:01 GMT)

Volunteer Opportunities: Helping out in North County
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve: The group needs volunteers in government and civilian workplaces to continue its mission of gaining employer support for reservists and guardsmen. (800) 336-4590 or www.esgr.mil. (Sun, 09 Mar 2008 03:32:07 GMT)

Hittin' rock bottom
Disgraced union boss Brian McLaughlin, facing a decade behind bars, won't find his mistress or his $1.6 million Long Island home waiting when he's done doing time. (Sun, 09 Mar 2008 08:39:29 GMT)

Know your home, finances
I will bet most of you can tell me the paint you used in the dining room and the particulars of every light fixture in your home. There's probably not a decorating nuance too small to capture your attention. (Sun, 09 Mar 2008 09:21:19 GMT)

Democrat challenges Wehrle's party ties
INDIANAPOLIS – How hard is it to pick a political party and stick with it? (Sun, 09 Mar 2008 10:03:37 GMT)

Ann Fisher commentary: Stalker can get both prison and counseling
What is so special about Anthony Noletti that should exempt him from prison? (Mon, 10 Mar 2008 07:30:12 GMT)

SUZE ORMAN: Be smart about your biggest asset
I'll bet most of you can tell me the paint you used in the dining room and the particulars of every light fixture in your home. But when it comes to home finances, you probably aren't so detail-oriented. In fact, my experience is that too many people rely on others (whether a partner or a paid adviser) to make decisions about their finances. (Mon, 10 Mar 2008 07:37:26 GMT)

TI provides free wireless MCU development kits, helping embedded designers 'cut loose' at sixth annual 430 day
Helping pave the way for faster, easier ultra-low power embedded control designs, Texas Instruments Incorporated will offer the sixth annual MSP430 microcontroller "430 Day," a free, three-hour lunch-and-learn event to be held at over 150 locations worldwide, beginning March 25. (Mon, 10 Mar 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

Merck CEO Got $14.5 Million in 2007
Merck & Co.'s chief executive officer, Richard T. Clark, received compensation valued at $14.5 million in 2007, an 80 percent raise in a year when the drugmaker took a $4.85 billion charge to settle much of the litigation over its former painkiller Vioxx. (Mon, 10 Mar 2008 23:15:45 GMT)

Merck CEO gets an 80% pay raise
The head of the New Jersey based drugmaker compensated $14.5M in 2007, a year when the company took a $4.85B charge to settle its Vioxx litigation. (Mon, 10 Mar 2008 23:39:05 GMT)

Merck Chief?s Pay Increases by 80%
The chief executive of Merck, Richard T. Clark, received compensation valued at $14.5 million in 2007, despite Merck?s $4.85 billion loss to settle Vioxx litigation. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 02:59:06 GMT)

GE Security and Panda Security Discuss Security Issues in SecurityStockWatch.com Interviews
Business leaders and consumers may now view two exclusive interviews about "security solutions" in SecurityStockWatch.com's ongoing interview series with leading security experts. "Home Security 2.0 is one part of our new interactive ... (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 04:22:08 GMT)

GE Security and Panda Security Discuss Security Issues in SecurityStockWatch.com Interviews
Business leaders and consumers may now view two exclusive interviews about "security solutions" in SecurityStockWatch.com's ongoing interview series with leading security experts. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 04:24:25 GMT)

Merck CEO's big paydays in 2007 nets $14.5M
Merck's chief executive, Richard Clark, got compensation valued at $14.5 million in 2007, an 80 percent raise in a year when the drugmaker took a $4.85 billion charge to settle much of the litigation over its former painkiller Vioxx. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 06:02:23 GMT)

Pet politics How to tell if your dog is democrat or republican
People aren't the only ones who can get their choice heard this election season. Dogs can voice their viewpoint with new political pet treats from Petlane (www.Petlane.com)because the treats are available in elephant or donkey. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 09:18:41 GMT)

J.D. Power and Associates Reports: Brink's Home Security Recognized for a Fifth Consecutive Year for Providing an ...
Brink's Home Security has been recognized for call center operation customer satisfaction excellence for a fifth consecutive year under the J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

Merck CEO receives 80 percent raise in '07
TRENTON, N.J. - Merck & Co.'s chief executive officer, Richard T. Clark, got compensation valued at $14.5 million in 2007, an 80 percent raise in a year when the drugmaker took a $4.85 billion charge to settle much of the litigation over its former painkiller Vioxx. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 13:18:12 GMT)

El Cajon Residents Warned Of Burglary Series
Fletcher Hills-area residents were advised Tuesday to be extra mindful of home security due to a spate of burglaries that has hit the area over the last several months. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 20:40:32 GMT)

Fletcher Hills Residents Advised to be Mindful of Home Security
Fletcher Hills-area residents were advised to be extra mindful of home security due to a spate of burglaries that has hit the area over the last several months. (Tue, 11 Mar 2008 20:43:48 GMT)

Brink's Home Security opens 2nd Phoenix site
Brink's Home Security opens 2nd Phoenix site (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 01:06:13 GMT)

$22 million package for AT&T CEO
Compensation included auto, home security, aircraft benefits (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 04:31:24 GMT)

CHINGFORD: Care home intruder targets 101-year-old
A MAN breached care home security, burst into a 101-year-old woman's room and demanded money. It is believed that Doris Sumner was too scared to use her security pendant to raise the alarm. (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 10:52:26 GMT)

CHINGFORD: Care home intruder targets 101-year-old
A MAN breached care home security, burst into a 101-year-old woman's room and demanded money. It is believed that Doris Sumner was too scared to use her security pendant to raise the alarm. (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 10:52:35 GMT)

For some in U.S., guns are a hobby like any other
An odd contraption in retired firefighter Alex Black's cluttered garage looks a bit like the hand winch at the top of a well. In fact, it is a machinegun. (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 12:22:42 GMT)

CHINGFORD: Care home intruder targets 101-year-old
A MAN breached care home security, burst into a 101-year-old woman's room and demanded money. It is believed that Doris Sumner was too scared to use her security pendant to raise the alarm. (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 12:37:55 GMT)

Is Rover a Republican?
Nobody's being left out of the political hoopla this primary season, and that includes your four-legged friends. ... (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 12:58:41 GMT)

Drive against employing illegals
DUBAI - The Dubai Police will on March 16 launch a campaign against those employing workers who are sponsored by others. The campaign’s theme is ‘Employing People without Sponsors: A Danger to Home Security’. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 02:37:52 GMT)

Hills chief to retire
AFTER almost 25 years with Hills Industries, managing director David Simmons is retiring, with plans to turn his hand to philanthropy. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

myhome247 offers affordable home security starter kit
Remotely monitor your home (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 16:59:00 GMT)

Xcel pays chief $5.8 million in salary, perks
Xcel Energy chief executive Richard Kelly's compensation was valued by the utility at $5.8 million in 2007, 3 percent higher than his 2006 pay package. (Fri, 14 Mar 2008 07:35:07 GMT)

Thomas Hughes jailed for 30 years for Krystal Hart murder
This chilling CCTV image shows killer Thomas Hughes seconds before he shot dead mum-to-be Krystal Hart. (Fri, 14 Mar 2008 10:04:22 GMT)

Soldiers' stories bring war home
Five years ago Thursday, U.S.-led forces invaded Iraq, and their Shock and Awe entrance painted the night sky over Baghdad a blood red. The related war in Afghanistan had started already, in October of 2001, in reaction to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on America. (Sat, 15 Mar 2008 06:24:45 GMT)

FBI placed in charge of police abuse probe
HOBART | The FBI's Merrillville office is conducting the investigation into police abuse claims by a Hobart family, FBI spokesman Russell Coleman confirmed Friday. (Sat, 15 Mar 2008 07:39:51 GMT)

Soldiers' stories bring war home
Five years ago Thursday, U.S.-led forces invaded Iraq, and their Shock and Awe entrance painted the night sky over Baghdad a blood red. (Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:11:05 GMT)

FBI placed in charge of police abuse probe
HOBART | The FBI's Merrillville office is conducting the investigation into police abuse claims by a Hobart family, FBI spokesman Russell Coleman confirmed Friday. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 05:16:12 GMT)

Career Fair for Military Veterans and Military Spouses Coming to Tampa on April 23
The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free hiring event for job seekers who have military backgrounds in Tampa on Wednesday, April 23. (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

Career Fair for Military Veterans and Military Spouses Coming to Tampa on April 23
The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free hiring event for job seekers who have military backgrounds in Tampa on Wednesday, April 23. This event, the RecruitMilitary Career Fair, will take place from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. RecruitMilitary urges all job seekers who have military backgrounds to attend--veterans who already ... (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 07:09:19 GMT)

CRITTERS BITES
Pet owners can ensure the safety of their cats or dogs by having an identification microchip inserted under their pet's skin at microchip clinics being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Associated Humane Societies shelters in Tinton Falls and Lacey. (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 11:16:26 GMT)

Events Calendar
Free event from 6-8 p.m. at the MERIT Center, 1001 W. Erie Road, will help people learn about home, community and personal safety issues, such as deterring against identity theft, CO2 and smoke detectors, gun safety, alarms/hardware options, pool and water safety, demonstrations on first aid, CPR information, learning how to use a fire extinguisher and home security systems and much more. (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 18:41:40 GMT)

A.M. Stir
DVD RELEASES (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:55:59 GMT)

Dana lost over $500M, paid ex-leader $7.5M
Toledo's largest company, Dana Corp., finished its final year of bankruptcy protection by losing more than half-a-billion dollars while paying its former chief executive almost $7.5 million. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 08:50:46 GMT)

TI Provides Free Wireless MCU Development Kits, Helping Embedded Designers
DALLAS (March 10, 2008) - Helping pave the way for faster, easier ultra-low power embedded control designs, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) will offer the sixth annual MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) "430 Day," a free, three-hour lunch-and-learn event to be held at over 150 locations worldwide, beginning March 25. Sessions will include a MSP430 overview, product updates and ... (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:43:45 GMT)

America's space program
At 2:28 a.m. on a cloudy Tuesday, twenty members of the House of Representatives, including me, were on hand for the launch of the space shuttle Endeavor from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:44:39 GMT)

bioMETRX Incorporates OKI's Fingerprint Engine in Its smartTOUCH Product Line
JERICHO, N.Y.----bioMETRX Inc., Inc. , and Oki Semiconductor Company, a division of Oki America Inc., which is a subsidiary of Oki Electric Industry Co, Ltd. jointly announced that they are working together on a new solution that will result in significantly lowering bioMETRX's overall build costs for its expanding smartTOUCH finger-activated consumer product lines. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

Cable Provider Weighs In On Dispute
LIVE OAK PRESERVE - After months of silence on the subject, Century Communications has entered the debate over the FCC's move to outlaw bulk billing contracts with apartment owners and homeowners associations. Century General Manager Bill McKissock had a 45-minute conference call March 14 with the Federal Communications Commission. He filed a five-page letter supporting the continuation of ... (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 21:51:04 GMT)

YMCA's Fit Fair to promote good health
SPRINGFIELD - The YMCA of Greater Springfield aims to nurture both body and soul when it holds its first "New Attitude - New You" Fit Fair on Saturday. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 04:18:21 GMT)

YMCA's Fit Fair to promote health YMCA's Fit Fair to promote health
SPRINGFIELD - The YMCA of Greater Springfield aims to nurture both body and soul when it holds its first "New Attitude - New You" Fit Fair on March 22. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 04:18:31 GMT)

TI Provides Free Wireless MCU Development Kits, Helping Embedded Designers "Cut Loose" At Sixth Annual 430 Day
Helping pave the way for faster, easier ultra-low power embedded control designs, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) will offer the sixth annual MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) "430 Day," a free, three-hour lunch-and-learn event to be held at over 150 locations worldwide, beginning March 25. Sessions will include a MSP430 overview, product updates and technical demonstrations, and attendees will ... (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 04:52:37 GMT)

Toll Brothers to Grand Open Three Exceptionally Decorated Models at Woodstock Knoll, near Atlanta Georgia
On March 29th, Toll Brothers, the leading builder of luxury homes, will grand open three exquisite model homes at Woodstock Knoll, its new master planned luxury home community. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 07:00:00 GMT)

Toll Brothers to Grand Open Three Exceptionally Decorated Models at Woodstock Knoll, near Atlanta Georgia
On March 29th, Toll Brothers, the leading builder of luxury homes, will grand open three exquisite model homes at Woodstock Knoll, its new master planned luxury home community. (PRWeb Mar 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/To (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 07:45:26 GMT)

bioMETRX Signs Deal to Expand Business Through Acquisition and Funding
bioMETRX, Inc. announced today that an agreement has been reached with Biometric Investors, LLC, that paves the way to expand the company's reach across vertical consumer and OEM markets. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 11:00:00 GMT)

BofA Chief Got $20.4 Million in '07
Bank of America Corp.'s chaiman and CEO, Ken Lewis, received compensation valued at about $20.4 million in 2007, about 10.7 percent less than a year earlier, as mortgage-related losses eroded profits at the nation's second-largest bank. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 20:40:34 GMT)

New Bill May Protect Abusers From Leaving Country
The brutal beating of a 90-year-old bedridden man was captured by a home security camera last May.  (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 21:42:22 GMT)

Arrest made in 2003 murder of Vets Home guard
Napa sheriff’s detectives have arrested the man they believed stabbed a popular Veteran’s Home security guard to death more than four years ago. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 22:20:49 GMT)

Lethal Systems Introduces Educational Self-Defense Blog
www.LethalSystems.com has opened an informational blog to supplement their store of personal protection items, educating customers on how best to use their home security systems and how to protect themselves against criminals. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

Arrest made in 2003 murder of Vets Home guard
Napa sheriff’s detectives have arrested the man they believed stabbed a popular Veteran’s Home security guard to death more than four years ago. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 07:21:49 GMT)

Lethal Systems Introduces Educational Self-Defense Blog
www.LethalSystems.com has opened an informational blog to supplement their store of personal protection items, educating customers on how best to use their home security systems and how to protect themselves against criminals. (PRWeb Mar 20, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 07:26:11 GMT)

Ken Lewis' pay falls 10%
Bank of America profits, meanwhile, declined 30% in 2007. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 07:46:53 GMT)

Ohio empties out for spring break
Spring break begins in earnest this weekend for many central Ohio school districts, meaning busy airports and congested roads for those heading out of town. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 10:15:52 GMT)

Tracking Ceo Pay
Timken Co. Timken Co. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 13:12:03 GMT)

American Capital Partners' CEO Discusses Company's Business Development Deals on CEOcast.com
American Capital Partners Ltd., Inc. (Pink Sheets:APRJ), a publicly-traded business development company (BDC) that provides financial assistance to new venture companies worldwide, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Frank Speight, is currently featured in an online news interview with CEOcast.com. The entire news interview is now available online at http://www.ceocast.com. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 13:52:48 GMT)

Southern CEO Got $6.3M in 2007 Pay
The chairman, president and chief executive of energy provider Southern Co. received compensation valued at $6.3 million in fiscal 2007, an 8 percent increase from the previous year, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 15:37:50 GMT)

Profit From the News
Learn to sniff out where the money's going. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 18:22:45 GMT)

Eastman Chemical CEO Got $7.9M in 2007
Eastman Chemical Co. Chairman and Chief Executive J. Brian Ferguson saw his total compensation rise 6 percent to $7.9 million in 2007 compared with a year earlier, according to a filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 18:59:19 GMT)

Media General CEO's Pay Exceeds $2 Million In 2007
The chief executive officer of struggling newspaper publisher and television station operator Media General received executive compensation valued at more than $2 million during 2007, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday. (Thu, 20 Mar 2008 22:46:21 GMT)

Bank CEO makes $20 million -- 10 percent less than last year
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- If there were any lingering doubts that Bank of America Corp. had a rough year in 2007, they were erased Wednesday when nation's second-largest bank provided a peak at the paycheck of chairman and chief executive Ken Lewis. (Fri, 21 Mar 2008 04:39:37 GMT)

The briefs
Trickster Gallery, 190 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, hosts Easter egg coloring and an egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday. (Fri, 21 Mar 2008 05:20:59 GMT)

Ryder CEO Gets $4.4M in '07 Compensation
Gregory Swienton, chairman and chief executive of Miami-based logistics and truck leasing company Ryder System Inc., received $4.4 million in compensation in 2007, 12.5 percent less than in 2006, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing Friday. (Fri, 21 Mar 2008 16:16:51 GMT)

Century Makes Plea To FCC
After months of silence on the subject, Century Communications has entered the debate over the FCC's move to outlaw bulk billing contracts with apartment owners and homeowners associations. (Sat, 22 Mar 2008 04:24:21 GMT)

Prudential paid ex-CEO $18M
NEWARK — The former chief executive of Prudential Financial Inc. received total compensation valued at $18.03 million in 2007, his last year at the helm, a nearly 18 percent raise in a year when shares of the investment and insurance company rose more than 8 percent but second-half earnings sagged. (Sat, 22 Mar 2008 05:27:36 GMT)

Lost pet? Hire a pet detective
Pet detective Donna Holsten bends down over a small pile of mud and sticks on a hillside in Brentwood on a warm day in mid-February as her two trained search dogs, border collie Loki and Taiwan dog Anubis, sniff out a brush pile a few feet away. She puts on a... (Sat, 22 Mar 2008 07:27:30 GMT)

Conmen target pensioners
BOGUS callers targeted the homes of three pensioners in Winchester and Eastleigh on Thursday (March 20) evening. Three men posing as police officers entered the Ruskin Road home of an 80-year-old Eastleigh man at 6.35pm, and stole £30 from his wallet. (Sat, 22 Mar 2008 13:37:34 GMT)

Prudential paid ex-CEO $18M
NEWARK — The former chief executive of Prudential Financial Inc. received total compensation valued at $18.03 million in 2007, his last year at the helm, a nearly 18 percent raise in a year when shares of the investment and insurance company rose more than 8 percent but second-half earnings sagged. (Sat, 22 Mar 2008 13:42:26 GMT)

Homefront
Your home is the probably the biggest investment you'll ever make and you want to keep it safe and secure. Our home improvement expert Don Zeman has several ideas on how to protect your property. "There are two basic ways we deal with home security. One of them is dealing with a break in itself. (Sun, 23 Mar 2008 05:15:42 GMT)

Feeling more secure: Law enforcement officers begin home security business
A pair of long-time law enforcement officers are tightening up security in local homes and businesses. Gilbert Maschmeier... (Sun, 23 Mar 2008 05:16:03 GMT)

Feeling more secure: Law enforcement officers begin home security business
A pair of long-time law enforcement officers are tightening up security in local homes and businesses. Gilbert Maschmeier... (2 comments) (Mon, 24 Mar 2008 05:31:03 GMT)

Universal Power Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Financial Results
Universal Power Group, Inc. (AMEX: UPG), a leading provider of third-party logistics and supply chain (Mon, 24 Mar 2008 11:14:08 GMT)

Universal Power Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Financial Results
Universal Power Group, Inc. (AMEX: UPG), a leading provider of third-party logistics and supply chain management services and a global distributor of batteries, security products and related portable power products, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2007. (Mon, 24 Mar 2008 11:24:05 GMT)

MeadWestvaco CEO Gets $8.6M in 2007
The chairman and chief executive of packaging and specialty chemicals maker MeadWestvaco Corp. received compensation valued at $8.6 million in 2007, a 20 percent increase over his 2006 pay package, according to a regulatory filing. (Mon, 24 Mar 2008 18:33:23 GMT)

Sovereign CEO Got $5.6 Million in 2007
The chief executive of Sovereign Bancorp Inc. received a compensation package last year worth $5.6 million, including a hefty bonus for staying with the thrift, according to a regulatory filing made Monday. (Mon, 24 Mar 2008 20:23:20 GMT)

Droves of 'New' Democrats Register for Pa. Primary
This is the last day to register for the April 22nd Pennsylvania Primary. The Republican nominee is decided, so the voters crowding county registration offices today were overwhelmingly Democrats. But some weren't Democrats- until today. (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 04:07:09 GMT)

Home Security Camera Nabs Suspected Thief
A home security camera captures a thief in the act. Now an accused break-in artist is off the streets. (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 04:07:49 GMT)

Khurram Sheikh of Powerwave Technologies to Participate in Evolution . of the Mobile Phone and Wireless Industry Panel ...
of the Mobile Phone and Wireless Industry Panel at TiE San Diego 25/03/2008 10:00:00 Business Wire US90385D1072 WHAT: Khurram P. Sheikh, chief product and development officer for Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 10:29:58 GMT)

No cold calling zones launch in villages
Westham residents are invited to the launch of the village's cold calling exclusion zone on Friday March 28 at 11am in Stone Cross Amenity Hall. (25/03/2008 10:50:00) (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 11:29:46 GMT)

Khurram Sheikh of Powerwave Technologies to Participate in ''Evolution of the Mobile Phone and Wireless Industry'' ...
SANTA ANA, Calif., BUSINESS WIRE -- WHAT: Khurram P. Sheikh, chief product and development officer for Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWAV), a global supplier of wireless infrastructure solutions, will participate in a panel on the topic of "Evolution of the Mobile Phone and Wireless Industry," at the San Diego chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE) monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 25. (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 11:44:46 GMT)

Nottingham residents at most risk of burglary
Householders in Nottingham have been found to be the most at risk of burglary for the third time running, according to a survey (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 12:43:45 GMT)

Iraqi troops, militias clash in Basra
Iraqi forces clashed with Shiite militiamen Tuesday in the southern oil port of Basra and rockets rained down on the U.S.-protected Green Zone in Baghdad as followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr expanded a nationwide backlash against government crackdowns. (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 17:06:28 GMT)

No cold calling zones launched
Pevensey is launching a cold calling exclusion zone on March 26 at 2pm in St Wilfrid's Church Hall. (25/03/2008 17:50:00) (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 18:59:46 GMT)

Stanley Works CEO Gets $5.6M in 2007
The chairman and chief executive of Stanley Works received total compensation in 2007 of $5.6 million, nearly flat with his year-ago compensation, according to the toolmaker's proxy statement Tuesday. (Tue, 25 Mar 2008 19:49:28 GMT)

Crime prevention in Southeast Amarillo
By A.J. Swope Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 10:16 p.m. In the first two months of 2008, the southeast portion of Amarillo reported 114 break-ins. Compare that to 2007 when the number was significantly lower at 70. Police found that this alarming increase was because of two groups of burglars. (Wed, 26 Mar 2008 03:25:20 GMT)

Sovereign CEO snags $5.62 million in compensation in 2007
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chief executive of Sovereign Bancorp Inc. received a compensation package last year worth $5.62 million, including a hefty bonus for staying employed, according to a regulatory filing made Monday. (Wed, 26 Mar 2008 05:46:24 GMT)

Singapore terror suspect still on run, one month on
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng (R), seen here in 2006, with US Home Security Secretary Michael Chertoff in Singapore. (Wed, 26 Mar 2008 08:57:53 GMT)

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Eds: UPDATES with more casualties, protests in Najaf and police kidnapping. (Wed, 26 Mar 2008 13:01:57 GMT)

New panel members named by Surprise chamber
Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce's Networking and Social Committee welcomes a batch of new committee members. (Wed, 26 Mar 2008 16:08:38 GMT)

House passes guns-to-work bill; updates from the Legislature
(Wed, 26 Mar 2008 19:55:55 GMT)

Is There Room for a Security Browser?
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign build a new browser from scratch to help keep hackers at bay. ... Villanova University Six Sigma & IT Certificate Programs 100% Online programs in Six Sigma, IS Security, CISSP Prep, Business Analysis, Proj. Mgmt. and more! (Wed, 26 Mar 2008 19:56:37 GMT)

More News
According to police, there has been a spike in theft from autos in District 6 since the beginning of the year. Forty-three GPS systems, 20 airbags and 11 catalytic converters and other items have been stolen from District 6 residents, which includes Beltsville and West Laurel. (Wed, 26 Mar 2008 23:48:57 GMT)

Crime Watch effort taking shape in Salem
SALEM - Three of the four ward chairmen are set and the Salem Area Crime Watch group is ready to begin training next month. (Thu, 27 Mar 2008 03:50:01 GMT)

Sovereign CEO snags $5.62 million in compensation in 2007
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chief executive of Sovereign Bancorp Inc. received a compensation package last year worth $5.62 million, including a hefty bonus for staying employed, according to a regulatory filing made Monday. (Thu, 27 Mar 2008 05:31:55 GMT)

Corning Inc. offers stock to keep top executives
CORNING -- Corning Inc. doesn't want four of its senior executives to retire. (Thu, 27 Mar 2008 06:11:38 GMT)

New directory for abuse victims
A dedicated online help service is set up for victims of domestic abuse in North Lincolnshire. (Thu, 27 Mar 2008 15:37:39 GMT)

Intruders in Uniform Targeted Elderly in Minneapolis
After several incidences of disguised-in-uniform intruders in Minneapolis homes, the city of Minneapolis is holding Self-Defense and Personal Safety Workshops for residents. (Thu, 27 Mar 2008 21:16:42 GMT)

Today’s ‘different’ world for kids and families draws residents to security expo at MERIT Center
A few years ago, they may not have wanted to attend a home security and safety expo. But Thursday night, some attendees at such an event in Marshall said things are different today. (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 04:11:39 GMT)

Sovereign CEO snags $5.62 million in compensation in 2007
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chief executive of Sovereign Bancorp Inc. received a compensation package last year worth $5.62 million, including a hefty bonus for staying employed, according to a regulatory filing made Monday. (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 05:30:45 GMT)

Port Arthur police head off drive-by
Officers make arrests in earlier incident (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 05:33:21 GMT)

Metro's deadline for alarm permits is Tuesday
Nashville residents have until Tuesday to renew annual permits for home burglar and fire alarm systems. (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 07:17:51 GMT)

Vets face grim job prospects
Many find their duty didn't prepare them for the kind of work they hoped it would. Aboard the retired cruise ship Queen Mary -- a World War II veteran redeployed as a tourist attraction -- former members of the armed services Thursday got an extra ration of employment help. (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 07:23:54 GMT)

GVTC offering more choices for high-speed Internet service
GVTC Communications is giving its residential and business customers more options for high-speed Internet service. (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 19:04:37 GMT)

Kent man charged in wife's death
A Kent man was charged Friday with first-degree murder — domestic violence for the shooting death of his wife in their home Sept. 2. Tracy John Floren, 64... (Fri, 28 Mar 2008 23:01:08 GMT)

Local News and Notes
People On the Move Neways exec elected to board of trustees for national trade group -- Monzur Ahmed, senior director of regulatory affairs for Springville-based Neways, was elected as vice chairman of the Board of Trustees for the American Herbal Products Association. The national group focuses on herbs and herbal products. (Sat, 29 Mar 2008 07:09:15 GMT)

Truck hits median; I-5 traffic backed up
Northbound traffic on Interstate 5 was snarled for about two hours after a semitruck crashed into the median between northbound I-5 and... (Sat, 29 Mar 2008 07:35:24 GMT)

Townsend to keep police contract
TOWNSEND -- Residents voted overwhelmingly for the town to continue its part-time patrol arrangement with Delaware State Police, Mayor David Raughley said this week. (Sat, 29 Mar 2008 07:51:17 GMT)

Sovereign CEO snags $5.62 million in compensation in 2007
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chief executive of Sovereign Bancorp Inc. received a compensation package last year worth $5.62 million, including a hefty bonus for staying employed, according to a regulatory filing made Monday. (Sat, 29 Mar 2008 09:40:20 GMT)

Delta State University to present International Business Symposium
CLEVELAND — Delta State University’s Division of Management, Marketing, and Business Administration will present the 2008 International Business Symposium on April 3-4 in the Delta and Pine Land Theatre of the Bologna Performing Arts Center on campus. (Sun, 30 Mar 2008 02:37:47 GMT)

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