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  • Bears Brain Teaser answer: Cutler vs. McCown edition

    Bears Brain Teaser answer: Cutler vs. McCown edition
    Your Bears Brain Teaser takes a break for Thanksgiving next week, so we're talking turkey this week. Since former teammate and this week's quarterback opponent, Josh McCown, isn't much of a bettor (Jay told reporters that this week), we won't see the...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...
  • Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday protests for higher pay

    Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday protests for higher pay
    Wal-Mart workers and their supporters plan to launch protests at stores across the country on Black Friday to push for higher wages and better working conditions for employees. Organizers say rallies and marches will occur at 1,600 Wal-Mart locations on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....