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  • The world still needs its dictionaries, but how we define them is changing

    The world still needs its dictionaries, but how we define them is changing
    At a recent dinner party I brought up the subject of dictionaries, drawing a sharp and immediate response: "Dictionary?" said a friend, "Who needs a dictionary? If I need a word I just look it up on my phone." What he meant was "who needs a printed...
  • Bank of Canada says housing-market crash not in the cards

    The Bank of Canada does not foresee the sort of sharp rise in joblessness or mortgage rates that would trigger a major housing market correction, Governor Stephen Poloz said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters in New York a day after the central bank said...
  • PepsiCo cutting jobs in Chicago

    PepsiCo has started cutting jobs in Chicago, the latest step in a long-running effort to trim costs as demand softens for some of its soft drinks and snacks. The eliminated positions come from a variety of levels and appear to account for a sizable...
  • Trumbull Man Charged With Unemployment Fraud

    A Trumbull man was charged on Thursday with collecting more than $8,000 in unemployment benefits fraudulently, the state division of criminal justice said. Luis Joel Otera, 35, of Beverly Road, was charged with first-degree larceny by defrauding a public...
  • Detroit emerges from nation's largest municipal bankruptcy

    The nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ended Wednesday when the lawyer overseeing Detroit’s fiscal recovery declared the crisis over and gave elected officials control of their own budget for the first time in 20 months, a deal made...
  • Hogan, Frosh could clash in new roles

    Hogan, Frosh could clash in new roles
    Next month brings Maryland a new chief executive and a new top lawyer who differ sharply on important issues — particularly how to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. They've also clashed personally in the past. As they prepare to meet Friday, Gov.-...
  • Boeing to lay off 561 employees in Southern California

     Boeing to lay off 561 employees in Southern California
    Boeing Co. plans to lay off 561 employees in Southern California this month and early next year, according to documents the company filed in Sacramento. The layoffs include 253 people at its Long Beach facilities, 154 in Huntington Beach and another 154...
  • Spending bill would fight Ebola, cut IRS budget, freeze Biden's pay

    WASHINGTON A $1.1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government open includes dozens of changes, from money to fight Ebola and the Islamic State, to a potential cut in the first lady's lunch program, to a freeze of Joe Biden's pay. The House of...
  • Don't think about it, just vote

    The least surprising result here in Arkansas election night was the overwhelming approval of an initiated act to raise the state's minimum wage. It passed by a landslide vote -- something like 65 percent. Three other states raised their minimum wage in...
  • Are America's 'missing workers' really missing?

    Are America's 'missing workers' really missing?
    As job growth picks up and the unemployment rate declines, naysayers about the strength of the U.S. economy have aimed their fire ever more intensely at what is supposedly the one black hole in national statistics: the labor force participation rate....
  • California unemployment to drop closer to U.S. rate

    California's unemployment rate will nearly equal that of the nation within two years, according to a new forecast. The state's jobless rate currently sits at 7.3% — the nation's fifth highest, and well above the overall U.S. rate of 5.8%. But...