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Seamstress from abruptly closed bridal store reunites brides with wedding gowns
An Oklahoma seamstress who brought nearly 60 dresses home with her on the day a national bridal chain abruptly closed is being called a wedding angel for dozens of Oklahoma brides. Rose Ellis, of Tulsa, was picking up dresses to alter at the Alfred Angelo store in Oklahoma City earlier this month
Brides-to-be offered free wedding gowns after dress chain closes
Brides are stepping up to help brides-to-be after the sudden bankruptcy of a national bridal dress chain left many without wedding dresses. Women are using the hashtags #AlfredAngelo and #dressmatchmaker to find strangers who may have purchased wedding gowns from Alfred Angelo Bridal, the chain
Brides-to-be across the country dealing with a pre-wedding crisis
Popular bridal chain Alfred Angelo abruptly files for bankruptcy and shuts down more than 60 locations.
Popular bridal dress chain abruptly closes stores, leaving some brides-to-be stranded
Brides-to-be across the U.S. are feeling jilted today, after a nationwide bridal dress chain suddenly closed its stores after nearly 80 years in business. On some of its shuttered storefronts, Alfred Angelo Bridal advised brides-to-be and their wedding parties to contact its lawyer via email.
Judge's Ruling on Law School Grad's Debt Could Signal 'Seismic' Shift in Loan Practices
A judge's recent ruling that part of a law school graduate's loans can be canceled breaks new ground for other students who owe a mountain of debt. Lesley Campbell applied for a loan while she was studying for the bar as a student at Pace University Law School in 2009. She received a "bar loan" of
Supreme Court Rules Against Abercrombie & Fitch in Headscarf Case
The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 today that the retail chain Abercrombie & Fitch violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when an assistant manager denied Samantha Elauf, an observant Muslim woman, a job because her headscarf violated Abercrombie’s “Look Policy,” that prohibits “caps” from
IRS to auction deferred Mets contract
Darryl Strawberry did the work, but now you can collect his money from the New York Mets . Next month, the Internal Revenue Service is auctioning off the remaining annuity from the deferred compensation Strawberry agreed to when he signed a six-year contract with the Mets almost 30 years ago,
Michael Vick pays down his debt
When Michael Vick filed for bankruptcy protection in July 2008, his only income came from mopping floors at 12 cents an hour in the early morning hours at Leavenworth prison. Less than seven years later, Vick is weeks away from paying off the majority of the nearly $18 million he owed his
Mortgage Mess Settlement Means $3B for Homeowners
Morning Money Memo: The impact of the mortgage mess keeps rumbling through the economy, nearly seven years after the crisis began. A new report says homeowners have received about $3.1 billion in cash as part of a federal settlement with 13 big banks. The deal...
'ER' Actor Mekhi Phifer Files for Bankruptcy
Actor Mekhi Phifer, best known for his role as Dr. Greg Pratt on NBC's "ER," has filed for bankruptcy. Documents obtained by ABC News show that the 39-year-old actor accrued about $1.2 million in debt, the majority of it back taxes. The actor also owes about $50,000 in legal and accounting fees,