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  • St. Charles District 303 settles on 1.5 percent tax levy increase

    St. Charles District 303 settles on 1.5 percent tax levy increase
    The St. Charles District 303 School Board decided Monday night that it would tax homeowners an additional 1.5 percent for 2014. The district is asking for a 3.18 percent increase in the tax levy, what is allowed by law, but once new growth in District...
  • Bill to help Virginia military spouses had modest cost

    It's a challenge many a military family has faced over the years – one spouse is transferred from Virginia and the other has to leave a good Virginia job – and a new state effort aims to ease the pain. The first report card on state Sen....
  • Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover

    Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover
    The soon-to-be owner of Irvine-based Allergan Inc. announced sweeping leadership changes that pass over many current executives including the Botox maker's CEO. Irish pharmaceutical giant Actavis expects to finalize its $66-billion acquisition in the...
  • Poll: Democratic, GOP bases disenchanted with their parties

    WASHINGTON Congress heads home for the holidays with a hearty good riddance from voters. Even partisans have soured on their own parties. Republicans are disenchanted with Republicans in Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. Democrats are...
  • Low-cost carmakers outperform fragile European recovery

    European car sales increased by just 1.2 percent last month, with budget brands led by Renault's Dacia faring better as nervous consumers shunned mid-range models in what remains a fragile recovery. Sales advanced to 989,457 cars in November, a...
  • Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red

     Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich inherited a church last month that has operated in the red for many years and is tens of millions of dollars in debt. But the Archdiocese's financial picture is on the rebound, driven in large part by the improving health...
  • Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs

    Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs
    Navistar International said Monday it plans to close its foundry operations in Indianapolis in summer 2015. Navistar said it will eliminate 180 jobs and expects to reduce costs by $13 million annually. The foundry produces engine blocks and heads...
  • More states encourage socially conscious companies

    In the past four years, 24 states and the District of Columbia have changed their incorporation laws to help companies that aim to deliver social and environmental benefits, not just profits. The move to allow businesses to register and operate as...
  • Outspoken economist could help shape state's future

    Outspoken economist could help shape state's future
    Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice and insights shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and, now, as a member of Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future. In the decade since he...
  • Meet B. Virdot, the mysterious Christmas benefactor

    Meet B. Virdot, the mysterious Christmas benefactor
    It was the week before Christmas 1933 — the depths of the Great Depression. In Canton, Ohio, a town beset by 50% unemployment and numbing despair, an ad appeared in the local newspaper offering modest help to people who had fallen on hard times....
  • EBay's split with PayPal could cost thousands of jobs, report says

    SAN JOSE, Calif. EBay is reportedly considering laying off thousands of employees as it prepares to shed its huge online payments division, PayPal. Citing unidentified, "people familiar with the company's thinking," the Wall Street Journal said this week...