Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ breaks records
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Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ breaks records

Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s highly anticipated second novel, broke records at one of the world’s largest publishing houses. Lee’s newly-released novel is the fastest selling book in the history of HarperCollins Publishers, the company announced Monday. More than 1.1 million copies of the book have already been sold in the U.S. and Canada. … Continue reading

Personal Spending Will Pick Up, But Wages Continue to Lag
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Personal Spending Will Pick Up, But Wages Continue to Lag

Thursday’s personal income and outlays report will show strong personal spending that continues to outpace personal income. Personal income will likely rise by 0.2 percent for this month, down from 0.4 in February, according to a Bloomberg survey of 69 economists. The slowing personal income growth rate suggests that the trend of stagnant wages amid … Continue reading

Bronx Weighs Positives, Negatives of Proposed Commuter Line
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Bronx Weighs Positives, Negatives of Proposed Commuter Line

By Marguerite Ward Many Bronx residents, especially those who run local businesses or commute to work outside the borough, welcome MTA’s proposed Penn Station Access plan that would add a Metro North commuter line through the Bronx. Others worry it could raise housing prices and pose safety concerns. The proposed line would use the existing … Continue reading