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  • Letters: St. Mary's, traffic; Schuh, libraries; Poor taste

    Letters: St. Mary's, traffic; Schuh, libraries; Poor taste
    St. Mary's, traffic In response to the letter from Mary Ann Treger and Terry Cassidy (The Capital, May 23), I just wanted to write and point out the misleading statement regarding "mothers" apparently shutting down the downtown area and trapping...
  • CT's Job Base Grows Modestly In April; Labor Force Reaches All-Time High

    CT's Job Base Grows Modestly In April; Labor Force Reaches All-Time High
    The number of jobs in the state grew by 1,200 in April, a modest rate that's slower than the average growth rate of about 1,500 jobs a month since the recovery began in February 2010. The Connecticut Department of Labor on Tuesday said the...
  • Band of Outsiders raises a red flag: What's going on with the beloved L.A.-based fashion brand?

    Band of Outsiders raises a red flag: What's going on with the beloved L.A.-based fashion brand?
    Something’s afoot at L.A.-based Band of Outsiders, the contemporary men’s and women’s label launched by Scott Sternberg in 2004 that has reportedly recently laid off staff and canceled orders. Citing several people who worked “...
  • San Diego paper lays off 178 after sale to Tribune Publishing

    San Diego paper lays off 178 after sale to Tribune Publishing
    San Diego's dominant newspaper on Tuesday announced the layoffs of nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired last week for $85 million by Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing. The San Diego Union-Tribune said 178 employees —...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune lays off 178, mostly in printing, delivery

    San Diego Union-Tribune lays off 178, mostly in printing, delivery
    The San Diego Union-Tribune said Tuesday that it was laying off 178 employees, about 30% of its staff, in a cost-cutting effort that mainly affected its printing and delivery operations. The job cuts came five days after Tribune Publishing Co., owner of...
  • Is it war or just politics in Springfield?

    Is it war or just politics in Springfield?
    It sure sounded like Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, were talking about going to the mattresses, as family soldiers in "The Godfather" referred to it. When I suggested the Democrats in the state...
  • Teacher layoffs stir uproar in Lake Station

    Teacher layoffs stir uproar in Lake Station
    A looming $1.1 million budget deficit is sending shock waves through this small school district, reeling from the possible layoffs of a quarter of its Edison Junior-Senior High School teaching staff. A dozen teachers, including nine at the high school,...
  • California jobless rate falls to 6.3% in April; employers add 29,500 jobs

    California jobless rate falls to 6.3% in April; employers add 29,500 jobs
    The California unemployment rate slid to 6.3% in April -- its lowest level in seven years -- and employers in the state added 29,500 nonfarm payroll jobs. The uptick is slightly smaller than in March, which saw a revised 40,500 new jobs, according to...
  • Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment

    Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment
    Like many baby boomers looking for steady work, Rafael Martinez has been stuck in his own personal recession. Reverberations from the economic crash wiped out his career as a high-earning salesman. Since then, he has endured long spells of...
  • Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard

    Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard
    Money's still tight for schools years after the Great Recession — and with state support for schools barely at pre-recession levels, despite a 9 percent rise in state government revenue since then, the bite is felt most deeply in classrooms. On...
  • Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far

    Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far
    In the months leading up to the showdown unfolding at the Capitol, Gov. Bruce Rauner spent much of his time touring Illinois, trying to create a groundswell of support for the pro-business wish list he hopes to push through a legislature run by...