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  • Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO

    Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO
    Former Air Products executive Stephen J. Jones has been hired to lead Covanta Holding Corp., a Morristown, N.J.-based waste-to-energy company. Jones left Air Products in August during the company's transition to the leadership of new CEO Seifi Ghasemi,...
  • California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%

    California adds 90,100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%
    California employers added more than 90,000 jobs in November, one of state's largest monthly employment gains in more than a decade, according to federal data. The state unemployment rate dropped to 7.2%, down from 7.3% last month. That's still...
  • Happier hens, more expensive eggs

    To the editor: Thank you for the article on California's legally required transition to treating egg-producing hens humanely. ("Egg prices likely to rise amid laws mandating cage-free henhouses," Dec. 28) My only quibble is that the article does not...
  • Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up: Front Burner

    Fast-paced society needs medical data to keep up: Front Burner
    Electronic health record systems are a boon and a security risk. Today's electronic health systems with advanced monitoring capabilities like the ability to detect potentially adverse drug interactions as medications are being prescribed to a patient...
  • Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11

    Roundup | Thursday, Dec. 11
    BOYS BASKETBALL Marquis Howard has hot hand for West Aurora After burying six three-pointers and scoring a career-high 26 points against Glenbard East, West Aurora’s Marquis Howard described what the rim looks like when a shooter has the hot hand....
  • The great seafood rip-off

    The great seafood rip-off
    When grouper appears on a restaurant menu, a diner ought to be confident that grouper is served, not catfish from Thailand. At the grocery store, a container labeled "Chesapeake Bay" crab meat should actually contain crab from the Chesapeake Bay. And no...
  • Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest

    Blotter: Jewelry theft on Gale Avenue in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. Jewelry valued at $75,000 was stolen between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 out of a home on the 200 block of Gale Avenue. A basement door had been forced open for...
  • Lawmakers must heed voters on Amendment 1

    Lawmakers must heed voters  on Amendment 1
    Here's a question for Florida lawmakers: What part of "yes" don't you understand? Last month almost three-quarters of state voters said yes to a constitutional amendment requiring lawmakers to spend one-third of the annual revenues from the state's...
  • Hinsdale hires new public services director

    Hinsdale hires new public services director
    The Village of Hinsdale has hired a new public services director. George Peluso, who currently served as public works director for the Village of Flossmoor, will start the job Dec. 15. He will earn $128,000 a year. Peluso, will be responsible for...
  • Cancer center on track to open next year

    Cancer center on track to open next year
    A new cancer center is expected to be up and running by this time next year in Hinsdale. Construction is on schedule for the $48 million Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute to be completed in 2015 and to open in 2016, said Kathy Hall, director of the...
  • CES 2015: Could music-streaming subscribers face ads?

    CES 2015: Could music-streaming subscribers face ads?
    Legally listening to music through the Internet, but not paying to do so, typically requires enduring the occasional advertisement between songs. But pay up for a YouTube Music Key, Amazon Prime or Spotify Premium subscription and the ads go away. Much...