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  • Norco in accord over voting machine delivery

    Norco in accord over voting machine delivery
    The Northampton County Election Commission signed off Thursday on having employees deliver voting machines to polling places this year, a change that county officials say could save at least $20,000. By a 3-1 vote, the commission agreed with the...
  • Signed contracts to buy US homes climb to 20-month high

    More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, evidence that the spring buying season could open strong after sluggish sales for much of the winter. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home...
  • Obama touts plan to boost tech jobs in Kentucky visit

    President Barack Obama shined the spotlight Thursday on a Kentucky-based company to promote his plan to create more technology jobs, highlighting a quick visit to a state where recent elections have revolved around his policies and unpopularity among many...
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid plunge

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid plunge
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped significantly last week, a sign of a strong job market despite evidence of tepid economic growth in the opening months of 2015. Weekly applications for jobless aid fell 20,000 to a...
  • Pfizer stops China vaccine sales as import license expires

    Pfizer has stopped selling its Prevnar 7 pneumonia vaccine in China after its import license expired, but the U.S. drugmaker still intends to launch the world's most widely used vaccine, Prevnar 13, in that market. The world's second-biggest drugmaker by...
  • Jos. A. Bank to lay off 122 from Hampstead headquarters

    Jos. A. Bank to lay off 122 from Hampstead headquarters
    Nearly a year after being acquired by rival Men's Wearhouse in a contentious takeover struggle, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers will lay off 122 employees at the company's corporate headquarters in Hampstead, a company spokesman said Monday. The layoffs represent...
  • Rauner asks mayors to support 'turnaround agenda'

    Rauner asks mayors to support 'turnaround agenda'
    Gov. Bruce Rauner is personally meeting with mayors throughout the state in an effort to get them to support his "turnaround agenda" for Illinois and put pressure on the legislature. But according to Southland mayors I spoke with, the governor is...
  • Lawmakers face difficult decisions in making new budget

    We're in the final two weeks of this year's Maryland General Assembly meeting and so far it's been one of the quietest 90-day sessions of recent years. By next week, lawmakers must agree on a budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. There will...
  • City Council candidates share ideas for ensuring Naperville's fiscal health

    City Council candidates share ideas for ensuring Naperville's fiscal health
    Nineteen Naperville residents are vying for eight open positions on the City Council on April 7. Some are former council members, others currently serve on boards and commissions in the city and the broader community. Some are newcomers to the political...
  • Hospitals Tell Lawmakers: Our Outlook Is 'Quite Bleak'

    HARTFORD — Leaders of state hospitals urged state lawmakers Tuesday to replenish the cuts in Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget, predicting the suggested changes could lead to deep reductions in medical services and staff. They said...
  • Police: Spokesman wrote 'can't take being unemployed again'

    Missouri auditor's spokesman Spence Jackson stayed on the job following his boss' suicide, but a note found at his apartment shows he apparently was concerned about the potential of getting laid off when he decided to also kill himself. Police...