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  • Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv

    Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. could become a $10 billion company under a deal the Hunt Valley-based owner of skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities announced Friday to acquire Chicago-based Aviv REIT Inc. The companies struck a stock-for-...
  • Consider these 8 important benefit options during Open Enrollment

    Q: What should I focus on when making decisions during open enrollment for my employee benefits for 2015? A: People tend to concentrate on health insurance decisions during open enrollment in the fall (see our Guide to Picking the Best Health Insurance...
  • Different pension rulings expected in Stockton, Detroit bankruptcies

     Different pension rulings expected in Stockton, Detroit bankruptcies
    Stockton employees and retirees avoided pension cuts when a federal judge last week approved the San Joaquin Valley city's plan to emerge from bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Christopher M. Klein opted to protect pensioners' payouts despite...
  • Is the U.S. economy in a permanent slump? These economists fear it is

    Is the U.S. economy in a permanent slump? These economists fear it is
    The scariest term that economists have been throwing around lately is "secular stagnation." That sounds technical, but it's easy enough to explain: it means the economy is in a slump that it may never be able to escape. It's one thing to say things will...
  • New IRA would target small businesses without employer-sponsored retirement plans

    New IRA would target small businesses without employer-sponsored retirement plans
    Legg Mason Inc. and two partners will begin offering a new retirement product aimed at small businesses and their employees. The EZ-IRA is designed to overcome hurdles that limited small-business access to such retirement investment vehicles, leaving...
  • Illinois governor race: Rauner looks to future as Quinn concedes defeat

    Illinois governor race: Rauner looks to future as Quinn concedes defeat
    Bruce Rauner moved forward Wednesday with plans to become Illinois' 42nd governor by selecting his running mate to lead his transition team, as Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn acknowledged he could not overcome a significant vote deficit. A day after voting...
  • City leaders sign off on raises

    City leaders sign off on raises
    Cooper City commissioners soon will get bigger paychecks after they recently approved doubling their salary in a 3-2 vote. The mayor's annual salary will rise from $7,200 to $14,400, and commissioners from $6,000 to $12,000. Commissioner John Sims and...
  • Second distillery pitched for south Bethlehem

    Second distillery pitched for south Bethlehem
    Ginned up by a powerful new tax incentive, a second craft distillery is looking to open in the entertainment district emerging in the shadows of the Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces. Blackplate Distilling Co. would not only make the vodka, rum, gin and...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Corbett joins his troops Tuesday evening was a rough one for outgoing Gov. Tom Corbett. Voters who had ushered him into the governor's office four short years ago had changed their minds in historic fashion. He offered a gracious concession speech after...
  • GuideWell project construction begins

    <b> </b>GuideWell project construction begins
    A new building broke ground at Medical City, bringing incubation space to the area and creating a "launch pad for health and life science commercialization at Lake Nona," the developer, Tavistock Development Company, said in an announcement. GuideWell...
  • Giant salary hike set for Parkland officials

    Coral Springs residents voted down a proposal to increase commissioner salaries in last week's election, but voters in Parkland were in a much more generous mood, approving a massive salary hike for city officials. While the proposed charter amendment...