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  • Federal health officials lower expectations for exchanges

    Federal health officials lower expectations for exchanges
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has substantially cut estimates of the number of people who will sign up for insurance coverage in 2015 through the federal health law, projecting that millions fewer consumers will use marketplaces created by...
  • Estimates lowered of how many people will sign up for Obamacare in 2015

    Estimates lowered of how many people will sign up for Obamacare in 2015
    The Obama administration has substantially scaled back estimates of how many people will sign up for insurance in 2015 through the federal healthcare law, projecting that millions fewer Americans will use marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act....
  • Family finances: year-end tax moves

    This is the time of year when many of us count our blessings, and if you own stocks and mutual funds, you may have a lot of blessings to count. But eventually, most of us must share some of our good fortune with the IRS. As the year comes to a close,...
  • We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue

    We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue
    If there's one thing I've learned from writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised, it's that writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised is a tricky business. There are passionate voices on both sides of the debate, and those...
  • Ace Hardware: Building healthy bodies and a healthy culture

     Ace Hardware: Building healthy bodies and a healthy culture
    Ace is the place for a healthy Brian Mayer, an information technology manager at Ace Hardware Corp. in Oak Brook. Besides bowling in a company-sponsored league, Mayer takes advantage of the free on-site flu shots and appreciates the annual biometric...
  • Rusty Hicks chosen to run L.A. County Federation of Labor

    Rusty Hicks chosen to run L.A. County Federation of Labor
    A vote by hundreds of union representatives has elevated Rusty Hicks to the top job in the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, marking the group's shift from leaders weaned on organizing workers to one who made his name running the organization's...
  • D86 voters will have say on teacher pensions

    D86 voters will have say on teacher pensions
    Voters in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 will have the chance in November to weigh in on an advisory ballot question related to teacher pensions. The board voted 4-3 Monday to place the following question on the Nov. 4 ballot: "Shall the...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming

    Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming
    The earliest teachers in Hinsdale Township High School could legally call a strike is Oct. 7, although teachers have vowed that if they call for a walk-out it will not be before homecoming, which is scheduled for Oct. 11. At a press conference Monday,...
  • High-ranking Baltimore police commander stole pay, prosecutors say

    High-ranking Baltimore police commander stole pay, prosecutors say
    A former high-ranking Baltimore police commander — who the department said in April stepped down for "personal reasons" — was charged Wednesday with theft. Prosecutors said Lt. Col. Clifton McWhite was charged with theft between $1,000 and...
  • Orlando City midfielder Kaká has highest salary in MLS history

    Orlando City midfielder Kaká has highest salary in MLS history
    Orlando City's move to sign Brazilian star Kaká turned out to be the biggest in Major League Soccer history. The MLS players union released its latest salary figures, and Kaká came in with a base salary of $6.66 million and an annual guaranteed...