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  • Pension reform already 'a thing'

    Pension reform already 'a thing'
    Pension reform does not have to be a zero-sum game: cut critical services or fund pensions. In fact, local governments and their employees already have resolved many funding concerns and cut back on expenses to save taxpayers money and future risk,...
  • Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets

    Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets
    Government workers in Harford County are being encouraged to take early retirement. In Howard County, departments have been told to cut costs by 5 percent. Baltimore City officials are preparing to close a $15 million shortfall. Midway through the...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city

     A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city
    Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
  • Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer

    Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer
    Warner Bros. has unveiled a slate of superhero films that the big Hollywood studio believes will help drive profit after it suffered through an uncharacteristically poor summer. The studio plans to release 10 films from its DC Entertainment imprint,...
  • AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire

     AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire
    AbbVie is blaming the Obama administration for pulling the plug on its $55 billion proposed acquisition of Irish drugmaker Shire, asserting that the largest corporate deal of the year no longer made economic sense under new federal tax regulations. Late...
  • UBS Hires Broker For 'Iconic' Stamford Office Tower

    UBS Hires Broker For 'Iconic' Stamford Office Tower
    The latest in a long trail of hints that its time in Stamford might be limited, Swiss banking giant UBS has hired a brokerage consultant to determine interest in its 725,000-square-foot office buildings in the city. The financial services company has...
  • Report: Sears to close stores, lay off about 5,500

    Sears Holdings Corp is shuttering more than 100 stores and laying off at least 5,457 employees, investor website Seeking Alpha reported on Thursday, indicating the struggling retailer may be stepping up store closures. Sears said in August it had closed...
  • Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings

    Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings
    A published report Thursday said Sears Holdings is laying off about 6,000 workers as it closes 110 stores within the next few months, many before Christmas, according to Seeking Alpha, a content service for financial markets. Hoffman Estates-based Sears...
  • 3 questions: Where Laguna council and school board candidates stand on the issues

    Laguna Beach City Council Two incumbents and five challengers are running for three spots on the five-member council. The Coastline Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one realistic, financially prudent step the city can...
  • Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races

    Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races
    Taxes, bloated government and jobs are the hot-button issues for most candidates seeking contested seats on the DuPage County Board. While incumbent board members tout the county's cost controls and budget discipline, no one can deny that DuPage...
  • Orland limits part-time hours to avoid health care requirements

    Orland limits part-time hours to avoid health care requirements
    A dozen part-time village of Orland Park employees have seen their hours cut in response to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that would otherwise require Orland Park to provide them with health benefits, village officials said. The Affordable Care...