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  • Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations

    Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations
    The CEO of a Hunt Valley-based real estate investment trust, which has a portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the U.S., was awarded $7.3 million in compensation for 2013, a year that the firm’s returns placed it among...
  • Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows

    Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows
    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggest that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained...
  • Would a contract extension for Mike Pouncey make sense?

    Would a contract extension for Mike Pouncey make sense?
    The Miami Dolphins just used the franchise's fifth-year option on Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey. The move, which was officially done Tuesday afternoon, was merely a formality. But there's a possibility it won't be the last deal involving Pouncey that...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
  • Seattle mayor proposes $15 minimum wage

    A day after Republicans in the U.S. Senate quashed an effort to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced a proposal Thursday for a $15 municipal minimum wage that he said would "improve the lives of workers who...
  • Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds

    Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggests that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage...
  • Fast Food Protests Resume

    For the fourth time in 10 months, union organizers, fast-food workers, politicians and community activists picketed outside local fast food outlets, demanding a $15 an hour wage. About 20 people marched with signs outside the Burger King in Bloomfield on...
  • Sources: Ravens exercised fifth-year option for cornerback Jimmy Smith

    Sources: Ravens exercised fifth-year option for cornerback Jimmy Smith
    The Ravens have exercised their fifth-year option on starting cornerback Jimmy Smith, according to league sources. Smith is now due a partially guaranteed $6.898 million base salary in 2015, compensation that becomes fully guaranteed if he's on the...
  • Why and how should you start saving for retirement before you hit 35

    Brazen Careerist The news is full of articles about how few baby boomers are prepared financially for retirement. Yet many retirees have plenty of money to get through their golden years. Why are some baby boomers financially prepared for retirement...
  • Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight

    Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight
    Employers across California increasingly are cutting labor costs by using long-term temporary workers — and not employees — to pick crops, sew garments, clean hotel rooms, flip burgers and toil in a range of low-wage industries. This trend...
  • Naperville City Council revises salary proposal

     Naperville City Council revises salary proposal
    A Naperville councilman has scaled back his proposal to raise salaries for future councilmen while getting rid of health benefits. Councilman Steve Chirico now is calling for $20,000 salaries and no health perks, a move he estimates could save $75,000 a...