The shameful problem of elder financial abuse is only going to get worse.

Certainly, these cases are not exactly hard to find—last week Deadline Hollywood highlighted the sad fate of Eunice Bellah, the widow of the late and acclaimed television and film art director Ross Bellah. A few years after her husband’s death, the longtime family accountant deposited Eunice Bellah in a nursing home, sold her residence, and listed possessions ranging from wheelchairs to artwork on Craigslist, with longtime family friends powerless to intervene.

Murder charge against Cincinnati University policeman should alert Millersville U. and F & M administrators

Mr. Deters said that the university police force should be disbanded because policing is not what a university knows how to do, and that the campus should be patrolled by the Cincinnati Police Department.

Will AG Kane next investigate Lancaster Convention Center ‘miracle’?

“Lancaster city Mayor Rick Gray announced a plan Thursday to keep alive a hotel/convention center project by plugging a $20 million funding gap.”

Why Dem ‘big wigs’ really dislike Sestak

What Madonna doesn’t mention is Sestak’s real sin in the eyes of Democrat Party potentates: Against their wish, he ran against and defeated Sen. Arlen Specter in the 2010 Democrat primary.

Tsukerman: Crimea Today

“Ukrainian sources report that Moscow, through business channels that include the CEO of one state-owned oil major, is quietly sounding out Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on a grand bargain that would include Russia’s final withdrawal from the Donbass with Ukraine’s recognition of Russia’s sovereignty over Crimea in exchange for about $100 billion in debt forgiveness, gas price rebates and other financial incentives.”

Capitolwire: Medical cannabis compromise continues to elude House leadership.

Marsico’s bill gives the Drug and Alcohol Department power to authorize up to five “medical marijuana organizations” who will handle every aspect of growing, processing and selling. Each of the organizations can operate four dispensaries.

KEISLING: Harrisburg bond debt criminal probe serves as wake-up call to Lancaster and other municipal officials

Kathleen Kane from her Harrisburg debt news conference on July 14, 2015In Lancaster, for example, a string of failed financings and re-financings related to the city’s Convention Center raises similar disturbing questions.

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