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  • L.A. lawmakers are warned that police officers will leave without a raise

    L.A. lawmakers are warned that police officers will leave without a raise
    More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning that the department will lose officers to other cities if a raise isn't provided.  Nearly a...
  • What is 'wage theft'?

    What is 'wage theft'?
    Recent high-profile protests across Chicago have brought attention to low-wage workers’ agitation for higher pay, and introduced a phrase that may not be familiar to the average Joe: “wage theft.” It's a dramatic term for something...
  • Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth

    Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth
    On the surface, California's job market is booming. The state has now recovered all the jobs lost during the recession, and done so at a faster pace than all but five states. The growth, though, belies a troubling imbalance. The fastest job creation...
  • District 225 budgets for enrollment increase

    District 225 budgets for enrollment increase
    Glenbrook High School District 225 officials passed a tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school year, predicting an estimated surplus of $700,000. Expenses are projected to jump by $5.3 million, or 5 percent, to $109.8 million in the upcoming year...
  • Rookie punter trying to seize his chance with Ravens

    Rookie punter trying to seize his chance with Ravens
    Thinking ahead isn't an option for an undrafted free agent in training camp, especially one competing with a veteran for a team's sole punting job. Ravens undrafted rookie punter Richie Leone began working toward an NFL punting job in college. He...
  • Some Florida doctors decline to accept Obamacare

    MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange. Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...
  • The Journey: Trust in the trust to keep your estate out of probate

    Q: I have a will designating my wife as beneficiary, or her two adult children should she predecease me. I want this protected from a challenge by my sister. How do I set my will up so she has no success with such an attempt? My sister and I have...
  • Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary

    Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary
    One of the world's largest accounting and professional-services firms announced on Monday that it plans to open a new tech center in Lake Mary and hire up to 1,000 high-salaried workers over the next four years. "This is one of the biggest economic...
  • Why your 401(k) isn't likely to offer a 'longevity annuity'

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Longevity risk - that is, the risk of outliving your retirement savings - is among retirees' biggest worries these days. The Obama administration is trying to nudge employers to add a special type of annuity to their investment menus...
  • Problem Solver: Woman can't cancel Obamacare insurance

    Problem Solver: Woman can't cancel Obamacare insurance
    Erin Carver had no trouble signing up for health insurance through the federal health insurance marketplacecreated under the Affordable Care Act. Canceling her policy, however, has been a bear. The Wheaton resident signed up online in late November,...
  • Red Sox pull Lester from start amid trade rumors

    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 the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell announced after...