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  • Democrats say GOP plan for replacing Obama health care overhaul would hurt consumers

    A plan by three Republican lawmakers for replacing President Barack Obama's health care overhaul would leave Americans with less coverage and higher costs than the landmark law they want to repeal, Democrats said Thursday. "It effectively raises taxes on...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Risks of keeping entire nest egg at one brokerage

    Dear Liz: I recently retired at 56 and am receiving a pension. My wife is set to retire next year at 56 and will also receive a pension. I chose to leave my 401(k) in my employer's plan but am planning to consolidate it with my wife's 457 and four 403(b)...
  • Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014

    Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014
    Media company Viacom's stock slipped last year -- but the company's chief executive, Philippe Dauman, saw his compensation soar 19% to $44 million. Dauman, 60, received a $20-million bonus in fiscal 2014, even though the company's stock declined 9%...
  • UC regents table proposal to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades

    After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes' classroom performance, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches' compensation to their teams' grades and graduation rates....
  • Top Lehigh Valley teachers had $95,000 paychecks in 2012-13

    Top Lehigh Valley teachers had $95,000 paychecks in 2012-13
    Teachers in the Lehigh Valley commanded salaries as high as $95,278 in 2012-13, according to new data released by the state Department of Education. The median salary for the approximately 6,500 teaching professionals in the Valley, a group that also...
  • UC regents delay move to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades

    After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes’ performance in the classroom, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches’ compensation to their teams’...
  • President Obama's State of the Union address

    President Obama's State of the Union address
    This is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned...
  • Annual bonus to Tinley Park officials an unusual perk among suburbs

    Annual bonus to Tinley Park officials an unusual perk among suburbs
    When Mayor Ed Zabrocki and other long-serving politicians in Tinley Park draw their taxpayer-provided salaries, they collect on an unusual perk. Zabrocki and other officials in the southwest suburb are compensated with longevity pay, getting a 2 percent...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading, January 2015

    1. "Big Data-Driven Business: How to Use Big Data to Win Customers, Beat Competitors, and Boost Profits" By Sean Callahan, Russel Glass, Wiley 2. "Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully" By James J Cramer, Plume 3. "Job U: How to Find Wealth and Success by...
  • UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances

    UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances
    Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano, who have butted heads over proposed tuition increases, are expected to team up next week as a rare two-person committee to review the 10-campus system's spending patterns, graduation rates and pension...
  • Rauner pulls plug on Quinn's last-minute moves

    Rauner pulls plug on Quinn's last-minute moves
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has pulled the plug on Democratic predecessor Pat Quinn’s attempt to raise the minimum wage for state contractors, require the governor to release more details about his tax returns and stop Illinois State Police from...