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  • Charities say philanthropy isn't enough in the face of state funding cuts

     Charities say philanthropy isn't enough in the face of state funding cuts
    As social service programs scrambled to adjust to abrupt state funding cuts last month, a few received generous private donations to help plug the gap. But they are hardly in the clear. With larger cuts looming for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins July...
  • MdTA approves Maryland toll reductions

    The Maryland Transportation Authority's board voted Thursday to reduce tolls statewide at the urging of Gov. Larry Hogan — mostly for E-ZPass drivers but also for those who pay cash at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The $6 cash toll to cross the Bay...
  • Ghana's movie stars lead protest march against power cuts

    Ghana's movie stars have joined blue-collar workers in demonstrations against power cuts, marching through the streets of the capital to demand an end to this West African nation's ongoing energy crisis. A march on Saturday in an eastern section of the...
  • Mondelez: Job cuts planned at Southwest Side bakery

    Mondelez: Job cuts planned at Southwest Side bakery
    Mondelez International said Friday that up to half of the 1,200-plus jobs at its Chicago bakery could be eliminated as the maker of Oreo cookies makes changes at the aging plant. Plans call for Mondelez to shut down nine of 16 manufacturing lines at...
  • 1,450 Blue Bell workers losing jobs after listeria problems

    Blue Bell Creameries will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a nationwide recall of all its products, the Texas company announced Friday. The company, whose production...
  • Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'

    Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'
    A financial analyst who covers Aetna said this week that the health insurer is poised for a large acquisition and that Humana or Cigna are likely targets. None of the companies would talk about the matter Friday, and the report was strictly one analyst's...
  • Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?

     Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?
    Walgreens, one of the oldest and most famous names in Chicago business, is undergoing a European makeover. Some would call it a takeover. Scotland native Alex Gourlay, 55, is in charge of the drugstore chain's nearly 8,300 stores across the country....
  • Why US economic growth has disappointed this year

    Like an underachieving student, the U.S. economy isn't living up to the high hopes it began the year with. Consumers have been uncharacteristically frugal, even as the country added jobs and a sharp drop in gas prices over the past year left them more...
  • Bentley calls stripped-down Alabama budget 'irresponsible'

    Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday lashed out at a committee-passed General Fund budget, calling it irresponsible and accusing lawmakers of indicating they don't care about the people of Alabama. The House Ways and Means General Fund Committee approved...
  • Now seeking White House, Fiorina's CEO tenure was stormy

    In her quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former tech CEO Carly Fiorina boasts about her experience running Silicon Valley computer-maker Hewlett-Packard as evidence that she's "a problem solver, with a track record to prove it." What...
  • Career Education to close all but two schools

    Career Education, a Schaumburg-based higher education company, said Wednesday that it will close or sell all of its schools except its two largest, amid a government crackdown on for-profit colleges that leave students with useless degrees and a lot of...