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  • EBay to slash 2,400 jobs amid weak holiday sales

    Online marketplace EBay Inc. is slashing 2,400 jobs, or about 7% of its workforce, after a mixed holiday season and a lower-than-expected revenue forecast for the current quarter. The job cuts will affect its Marketplaces and Enterprise businesses, as...
  • American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

    American Express Co. said it will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year as it curtails expenses. AmEx also said Wednesday that it took a $206-million charge in the fourth quarter to "improve operating efficiencies. The lender, led by Chief Executive...
  • Underfunded state pension system will be challenge for Hogan team

    As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and his team begin tackling the state's budget, they will soon turn their attention to one of its most pernicious challenges: Maryland's underfunded employee pension system. The $45.4 billion system, which provides monthly...
  • DreamWorks Animation's box-office flops may result in 400 job cuts

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases. DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs

    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...
  • Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters

    Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters
    Coexisting with bears Regarding the Sentinel article "State wildlife officers trap three bears in state Rep. Scott Plakon's yard" on Jan. 6: Our community of almost 100 homes in northwest Seminole County has been living with bears for more than 20...
  • Citrix lays off 200 local workers

    Citrix lays off 200 local workers
    About 200 Citrix Systems employees in Fort Lauderdale — more than 10 percent of the workforce there — have been laid off as part of a worldwide restructuring, spokeswoman Julie Geer said Thursday. The software maker, based in Fort...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • Make Florida's tax levies fairer to raise more revenue to meet pressing needs

     Make Florida's tax  levies fairer to raise more revenue to meet pressing needs
    Florida needs to modernize its tax structure, including the corporate income tax. It's one of the lowest in the nation — 5.5 percent of net profits with the first $50,000 exempted, levied primarily on C corporations. Other businesses, including S...
  • Dock fee reduction on agenda for Newport Beach City Council

    A proposal to reduce dock fees for residential pier owners by 2 cents per square foot will go before the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday. The resolution also would revise the residential pier permit to protect piers from unlawful seizure and...
  • Pfizer to pay $17 billion for Hospira Inc.

    Pfizer to pay $17 billion for Hospira Inc.
    Pfizer Inc. led the deal-making in the interconnected pharmaceuticals industry Thursday, saying it would buy Hospira Inc. for about $17 billion, including debt. Hospira is a leader in the generic injectable-medicine market and is among those at the...