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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Teacher salaries say something about society

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teacher salaries say something about society
    Back in 1998, when I was embarking on my 10th year as a teacher, I had an op-ed piece published in the Times about paying good teachers six-figure salaries as a way to attract and retain higher qualified people. In the 16 years since then, little has...
  • ACC head football coaches make less than power conference colleagues, per USA Today survey

      The ACC lags behind its power conference colleagues in paying its head football coaches, according to USA Today’s annual Bowl Subdivision salary database. Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher is the ACC’s highest-paid coach, but his $3,...
  • Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam

    Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam
    TALLAHASSEE – The struggle over whether to expand Florida's Medicaid program to 900,000 uninsured won't pick up much traction in the Capitol next year. Even though a new lobbying push by social-service advocates is underway, the reasons for its...
  • Space scientist gets U. of I. keys

    Space scientist gets U. of I. keys
    For more than a decade, space scientist Timothy Killeen has tracked one of his satellite instruments as it circled the planet and passed over Illinois to collect data on wind in Earth's upper atmosphere. So it seemed somewhat poetic Wednesday that he...
  • Facebook shuttle drivers to vote on union

    SAN JOSE, Calif. In what could be a precedent-setting victory for the modestly paid service-industry workers who help keep the Silicon Valley economy humming, shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from work will vote Wednesday on...
  • 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...
  • NHL rundup: Leafs' Ashton suspended 20 games

    The Sports Xchange NHL rundup: Leafs' Ashton suspended 20 games The NHL suspended Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carter Ashton for 20 games, without pay, for violating the terms of the league's Performance Enhancing Substances Program, the league announced...
  • Hampton Roads small-business options expand under Affordable Care Act

    Hampton Roads small-business options expand under Affordable Care Act
    For small-business owners, the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, has introduced more health insurance options. In a series of seminars, the Retail Alliance, a century-old Hampton Roads business advocacy group, has been educating retailers and...
  • Former Georgia Gov. Sanders dies

    Former Georgia Governor Carl E. Sanders, Sr., a statesman, businessman and philanthropist, champion of education and better government, died Sunday. He was 89. As a young man, Sanders gave up his role as a quarterback at UGA to go off to fight a war, now...
  • Competition for analysts heats up as credit risks rise in China

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Credit risk analysts have become hot property in China this year, reflecting both the growing opportunities and hazards in the country's rapidly evolving financial markets. Chinese state-owned banks had enjoyed a virtual...
  • 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...