| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday.
The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Allentown is engaged in a high-stakes effort to keep PPL Corp.'s soon-to-be-created power generation and marketing spinoff company Talen Energy in its Neighborhood Improvement Zone.
In a July filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Abbott Laboratories laid off an unspecified number of workers at its Lake County headquarters complex on Tuesday, sources told the Tribune.
“We’re taking various actions to reduce expenses,” said Scott Stoffel, the Abbott spokesman....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Roughly 1,100 Chicago Public Schools employees are being laid off, among them 550 teachers whose jobs were cut because of declining enrollment, officials said Thursday.
The teachers who were laid off are eligible to reapply for jobs elsewhere in CPS,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The Annapolis City Council adopted a $96.5 million operating budget early Tuesday morning that lays off seven employees, increases a tax on businesses and increases some parking fines.
The budget also eliminates the Annapolis Economic Development Corp.,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Seven weeks after launching a new Los Angeles newspaper amid great fanfare, the Orange County Register's parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., is showing signs of financial distress.
The Santa Ana company said Tuesday that it is merging the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie have an easygoing rapport. He teases her about the gender of her expected child. She makes fun of the way he decorates his wall of his dressing room. And while the relationship seems genuine, it's also required: Millions of...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine.
Word of the investigation came less than a week after Allergan sued...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said Friday it will lay off 600 workers at four Midwest agricultural-equipment factories, including two in Illinois, because of declining demand for its products. The plants are in Moline and...
| Aug 10, 2014
In the century after its conception on the banks of the Chicago River in 1842, Ryerson grew into the nation's largest steel distributor and a Chicago institution, employing thousands in the area and leaving the Ryerson family name stamped on art...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Beats Electronics and Beats Music is now officially part of Apple.
In a "Welcome to the family" post on its website Friday, Apple said that the $3 billion has officially closed.
"Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats...