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  • Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races

    Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races
    Taxes, bloated government and jobs are the hot-button issues for most candidates seeking contested seats on the DuPage County Board. While incumbent board members tout the county's cost controls and budget discipline, no one can deny that DuPage...
  • Acquisition Boosts Barnes Group Earnings In Third Quarter

    Earnings at Barnes Group jumped 62 percent in the third quarter on increased sales from an acquisition that closed late last year and higher margins in its aerospace and industrial distribution businesses. The Bristol parent of Associated Spring,...
  • Peter Schweyer, Steven Ramos square off over education in Allentown's new House seat

    Peter Schweyer, Steven Ramos square off over education in Allentown's new House seat
    Peter Schweyer and Steven Ramos are both running for Allentown's 22nd state House district. The similarities end there. The stark contrast between the two candidates for Allentown's newest house district were on display last week as the candidates...
  • Allstate's tech business in India grows to 600 workers

    Allstate's tech business in India grows to 600 workers
    Allstate Corp.'s technology unit in Bangalore, India, continued to go on a hiring spree last year, growing to 600 employees in 2013 from 200 the prior year. An update on the enterprise, which was started in 2012 with 57 employees as a way to keep...
  • Two Umatilla residents vying for open council seat

    Two Umatilla residents vying for open council seat
    UMATILLA — Two longtime local residents — one a former City Council member and the other a former mayoral candidate — are vying for an open council seat in the Nov. 4 election. Former Councilman H. Scott Purvis and Brian Butler, a 2012...
  • How Hasbro Wants to Take the Financial Reins of its Movies Starting with 'My Little Pony'

    After spending the past seven years launching film franchises based on its toys and games like Transformers and G.I. Joe, and setting up other movies like "Monopoly," "Candy Land" and "Risk," Hasbro Studios is poised to take the next logical step:...
  • Commission approves move for Shirley's Bagels, finds plaza parking will be OK

    Commission approves move for Shirley's Bagels, finds plaza parking will be OK
    After months of anxiously awaiting a decision from the Laguna Beach Planning Commission, Shirley's Bagels was told Wednesday that it could move to a larger spot in the same plaza. The problem hinged on the city's parking rules, which require a certain...
  • Orlando launches anti-bullying campaign

    It's not a usual function of city government, but Orlando launched a campaign Thursday that aims to teach both kids and adults how to stop bullying. The "Stand Up Orlando" campaign attempts to combat bullying on several fronts, starting with an anti-...
  • Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate

    Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a televised debate Thursday night, but one of the issues focused on the person who was not there - Republican Tom Foley. Foley declined to participate in the debate at...
  • Newport News plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard

    The city plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard to City Center Boulevard in an effort to help expand the "City Center" brand. The existing Middle Ground Boulevard, from Jefferson Avenue to Rock Landing Drive, as well as the extension of the road from...
  • L.A. City Council should take time to get minimum wage hike right

    L.A. City Council should take time to get minimum wage hike right
    Several Los Angeles City Council members have requested further study of how Mayor Eric Garcetti's $13.25-an-hour minimum wage proposal — and the $15.25 alternative that is also being considered — would affect the local economy, particularly...