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  • Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

    HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers. But Corbett's decision to retain...
  • Comparing Andy Dalton's $115 million deal to Joe Flacco's $120.6 million contract

    Comparing Andy Dalton's $115 million deal to Joe Flacco's $120.6 million contract
    When the San Francisco 49ers signed quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a contract earlier this year with a maximum value of $126 million that was billed as having $61 million guaranteed, it was actually a deal with just $12.328 million guaranteed at the time...
  • Lester trade talks reach fever pitch

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox BOSTON -- Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins. Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against...
  • California exchange insurance rates for 2015 draw mixed reaction

    California exchange insurance rates for 2015 draw mixed reaction
    The 4.2% increase in Obamacare insurance rates in California for 2015 announced Thursday drew an enthusiastic reaction from activists and insurers. But there was also some skepticism. "This is a rebuke to all the Obamacare naysayers and political...
  • Here's a tip ...

    Here's a tip ...
    In the endless debate over the minimum wage, one subset of low-wage workers can get lost in the shuffle: those who rely on tips. In Illinois, tipped employees legally can be paid $4.95 an hour, rather than the $8.25 non-tipped minimum wage. A reportĀ ...
  • At blood center, big salaries are back

    At blood center, big salaries are back
    Four years ago, Florida's Blood Centers was in the midst of turmoil and controversy that ultimately cost the CEO her job. There were conflicts of interest among board members. Donations were dropping. The agency was laying off employees. But the...
  • Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]

    Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]
    Diners rejoice! Baltimore City is celebrating its summer Restaurant Week through Aug. 10, and Baltimore County restaurants kick off their celebration Friday. The events offer a great way to discover new places and fresh tastes or revisit old favorites...
  • Wages grew 1.7% in South Florida in a year

    Wages grew 1.7% in South Florida in a year
    Growth in South Florida wages slowed to a 1.7 percent increase in the year that ended June 30, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. In March, private sector pay in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties had been growing at an...
  • Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters

    Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters
    Downers Grove's firefighters are set to receive salary bumps in each of the next three years, according to the terms of a new contract. Village council members voted 5-1 on Aug. 5 to approve the agreement, which stipulates base salary raises of 3...
  • Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes

    Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes
    State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones fired the first shot Tuesday in his campaign for more authority over health insurance premiums, releasing a report that showed a giant increase in premiums from 2013 to 2014 for those not covered by employer-...
  • 8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business

    8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business
    The National Football League's enviable success as a business is unparalleled. Literally. It is both unmatched and largely unmatchable. The NFL blazes its own trail, and it's tough to envision anyone else emerging from the scorched earth and burned...