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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • DreamWorks Animation posts big loss in fourth quarter

    DreamWorks Animation posted a loss of $263.2 million in the fourth quarter, as the company was buffeted by restructuring costs and impairment charges from its recent film releases. The Glendale studio said it lost $3.08 cents per share in the quarter...
  • Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates

    Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the Federal Reserve remains patient in deciding when to start raising interest rates because too many Americans remain unemployed, wage growth remains sluggish and inflation is running below the Fed's...
  • Blotter: Fraudulent unemployment claim in Wheaton

    The following items were taken from police reports: Wheaton A Wheaton woman who attempted to file an unemployment claim with the Illinois Department of Employment Security discovered one had previously been filed and about $14,000 collected in her...
  • Correction: Recession City Revisited story

    In a story Feb. 22 about the recession-battered city of Wilmington, The Associated Press erroneously reported the mayor's first name. His name is Randy Riley, not Richard Riley. A corrected version of the story is below: Some progress, but recession...
  • State-Backed Back9 Golf Network Suspends Operations

    State-Backed Back9 Golf Network Suspends Operations
    HARTFORD — Back9Network, a golf lifestyle channel founded in 2011, has suspended operations because it has run out of money — temporarily, the company says. "Management and the board of directors are planning next steps and will continue...
  • City schools face $60 million deficit even without state cuts

    City schools face $60 million deficit even without state cuts
    Even before proposed state budget cuts, Baltimore City schools face a shortfall next year of more than $60 million — and officials are considering layoffs as one option for resolving the problem. Schools CEO Gregory Thornton was in Annapolis on...
  • A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs

     A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs
    Imagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement. That's what has happened to hundreds of information technology employees at Southern California Edison. Since last summer, Edison, which serves nearly 14 million customers,...
  • Man tapped to lead PA Education Dept. wants to restore faith in system

    Gov. Tom Wolf has pledged to make education a priority, and for his top education official, he's tapped a bilingual educator who brought national recognition to an urban, once-struggling school district. Pedro Rivera, former superintendent of the...
  • Bosnian parliament adopts EU-developed plan of reforms

    Bosnia's parliament adopted an economic and social reform plan Monday that could unblock the country's path toward EU membership. The vote opens the door for EU members to ratify a pre-accession agreement Bosnia signed with the bloc seven years ago....
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Columbus Dispatch, Feb. 22 Columbus drivers will need to exercise more caution at 38 busy intersections that used to be some of the city's most dangerous —...
  • Highlights from report looking at 50 years in Appalachia

    The Appalachian Regional Commission asked outside researchers to analyze changes to the 420 counties in the 12 states it serves in the 50 years since the federal-state partnership's creation. Below are some highlights from their 180-page report....