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CEO's Profane Rant Against Neighbor Kathy Griffin Leaks

KB Home has released statement on behalf of Jeffrey Mezger

(Newser) - Kathy Griffin's year of woe continue , and the latest dust-up hits close to home, literally. The comedian and her boyfriend reportedly phoned Los Angeles police on Saturday night to complain about what they felt was excessive noise coming from their neighbor's property, and it didn't end well.... More »

White-Collar Sentences: Too Harsh, or Too Soft?

Loss calculations wildly swing the scale, as in the case of Bruce Karatz

(Newser) - Should Bruce Karatz spend half a decade in prison—or no time at all? Karatz, the ex-CEO of KB Homes, has been convicted of trying to swindle the company out of $11 million. The probation office says he should get eight months' home confinement. But prosecutors want to lock him... More »

Foreclosures Undercut Builders

(Newser) - Foreclosures and other vacant homes make this a tough time to be a builder, the Wall Street Journal reports. Consider Pulte Homes, which is selling a new, four-bedroom home in Las Vegas for $214,990—while a short sale nearby offers a similar Pulte-built home for $149,999. “We... More »

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