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  • Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv

    Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. could become a $10 billion company after the Hunt Valley real estate trust that owns skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities announced a deal Friday to acquire Chicago-based Aviv REIT Inc. The companies struck a...
  • Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator indicted on bribery, money-laundering charges

    Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator indicted on bribery, money-laundering charges
    A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs has been federally indicted on charges that he took $90,000 in bribes — prompting city government to conduct a "thorough review of all internal...
  • Judge approves Stockton bankruptcy plan; worker pensions safe

    A federal bankruptcy judge approved the city of Stockton’s bankruptcy recovery plan, allowing the city to continue with planned pension payments to retired workers. The case was being closely watched after the judge ruled this month that the city&...
  • Stockton bankruptcy ruling will decide fate of public pensions

    In a closely watched case, a federal judge on Thursday is expected to decide whether the bankrupt city of Stockton can continue to pay employees generous pensions that soon could consume one-fifth of municipal revenues. The ruling has been much...
  • Cooper City commissioners vote to double their salaries

    Cooper City commissioners vote to double their salaries
    Cooper City commissioners decided Tuesday night to give themselves raises for the first time in two decades. Salaries doubled from $7,200 to $14,400 for the mayor and from $6,000 to $12,000 for commissioners. Commissioners did not discuss the issue,...
  • Cooper City commissioners to consider doubling their salaries

    Cooper City commissioners will decide Tuesday night whether to give themselves raises for the first time in two decades. Salaries are set to nearly double from $7,200 to $14,400 for the mayor and from $6,000 to $12,000 for commissioners. The...
  • Robert B. Reich: Politicians plagued with Empathy Deficit Disorder

    Commenting on a recent student suicide at an Alaska high school, Alaska's Republican congressman, Don Young, said suicide didn't exist in Alaska before "government largesse" gave residents an entitlement mentality. "When people had to work and had to...
  • Rauner, Quinn take governor campaign to pulpit

    Rauner, Quinn take governor campaign to pulpit
    Republican challenger Bruce Rauner and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn made their campaign pitches from the pulpit Sunday, visiting African-American churches as they compete for the critical black vote in the close contest. For Rauner, it’s part of a...
  • Sharks' Scott suspended two games

    The Sports Xchange Sharks' Scott suspended two games The NHL suspended San Jose Sharks forward John Scott two games, without pay, for leaving the bench on a legal line change and starting an altercation with Anaheim Ducks forward Tim Jackman on Sunday,...
  • Marriott's 'Envelope Please' plan asks travelers to tip housekeepers

    The most recent Marriott hotel room amenity has turned out to be a surprisingly controversial one. It's an envelope — empty and ready to hold that tip for your housekeeper. Marriott has partnered with Maria Shriver's A Woman's Nation...
  • NFL Week 8 Takeaways: Bears have a leadership void

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Reynolds, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update: Houston confirmed ACL tear NFL Week 8 Takeaways: Bears have a leadership void Implosion or explosion. Those were the two likely developments for the Chicago Bears coming...