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  • Activists pitch L.A. ballot measure for citywide $15 minimum wage

    Activists pitch L.A. ballot measure for citywide $15 minimum wage
    A coalition of activists has taken the first step in a campaign for a $15 minimum wage for workers across Los Angeles, drafting language for a ballot measure that would follow in the footsteps of a boost recently approved in Seattle. "This isn't a pie-...
  • Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida

    Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida
    The students at Warrior One Power Yoga glide through their poses on brightly colored mats squeezed side by side in the narrow studio in Audubon Park. The Orlando business, which celebrated its first anniversary last month, has been so successful that...
  • L.A. activists plan $15-minimum-wage ballot measure

    A coalition of activists is pushing Los Angeles to follow in the footsteps of Seattle and boost its minimum wage across the city, drafting a ballot measure that would hike the hourly base to $15. California's minimum wage recently rose to $9 an hour and...
  • Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says

    Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says
    After injuring her back on the job and getting a stomach illness, Sharone Brown of Chicago had trouble making her student loan payments, even after she sold her condo. Then she heard a radio ad from a debt-settlement company. The firm told her it...
  • Federal backstop for terrorism insurance set to expire

    WASHINGTON When a large hotel near the World Trade Center was destroyed in the 9/11 attacks and a second one severely damaged, the company that owned them like many other businesses was relieved they were covered by insurance. But after 9/11, the...
  • Payday loan case showcases brutal interest rates in an industry under fire

    Tiffany Kelker was stuck. In January 2011, finding herself in need of some financial assistance after the holidays, she had taken out a $600 "payday loan" from an online lending business that advertised fast cash. In the ensuing months, however, the...
  • After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money

    After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money
    NEWINGTON — James Thomson and Don Crouch abruptly found themselves out of work in March 2009, when the national school fundraising company that paid them went out of business. It was a terrible time for employment, one of only three months in the...
  • Fest offers 200 beers for sampling

     Fest offers 200 beers for sampling
    So, do you know the difference between an ale and a cider, or a lager and a stout? Find out at the 2nd annual Naperville Ale Fest, where more than 200 different craft beers from 100 brewers will be available for sampling from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday...
  • Gibbons deserves to be remembered [Letter]

    Gibbons deserves to be remembered [Letter]
    The video prepared by St. Agnes Hospital for the development of the property once known as the Cardinal Gibbons School was impressive ("Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons," July 1). It is apparent many people are committed to...
  • Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

    Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds
    After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised. Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring...
  • Booze, Better Food and Indies - How Theaters Are Luring More Hispanics

    By Lucas Shaw LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.coom) - At AMC's 15 dine-in theaters, the chain offers a menu that features two dishes with chipotle peppers, three types of tacos, five kinds of quesadillas, a fiesta trio, a fajita chicken wrap and more than 20...