After 28 events since October 2010, the Positively Pottstown Happy Hour is taking a break! These mostly-monthly gatherings showcased local businesses, arts organizations, bakers, restaurants, and caterers and brought people together for networking. I have a feeling it won't be too long before we're all getting together again... in the meantime, be well and buy local!
DALLAS >> Cheaper oil is leading to the lowest summer gasoline prices in years, and it is causing heartburn for oil companies and their shareholders.On Friday, Exxon Mobil Corp. reported its smallest quarterly profit in nearly 17 years -- although it still earned $1.7 billion. Chevron Corp.
WASHINGTON >> The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched its lowest level in 51 years -- evidence that rising property prices, high rents and stagnant pay have made it hard for many to buy.Just 62.9 percent of households owned a home in the April-June quarter this year, a decrease from 63.
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