| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to ease up on a proposed zoning change focused on new downtown bars and restaurants that sell alcohol.
Council members amended a zoning change, proposed in June, that would require new eateries in the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
| Jul 31, 2014
Friday's print column You’d think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:34 AM
WINDSOR — The year 2003 must have seemed like a disaster for Stephen McKay at the time.
First, the tent at SummerWind performing arts center, which he led, collapsed during a snowstorm in the off-season. The organization set up a dramatic and...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:23 PM
REVERE, Mass. — Mohegan Sun's plans for a $1.3 billion casino at Suffolk Downs racetrack passed by a wide margin Tuesday, capturing 63 percent of a citywide vote.
With all 21 precincts reporting, the unofficial tally was 7,169 in favor, 4,172...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Thetwo halves of the gun-making company Samuel Colt established in Hartford in the 1850s are coming back together, with plans that include keeping a combined 750 employees in West Hartford, a company executive said Monday.
Colt Defense LLC's $60.5...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Economists should be bound by facts and reason. I simply can't embrace liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination, and call myself a scientist. Let's take them one by one:
The minimum wage: The Congressional Budget...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Five Downers Grove businesses were ticketed and will be disciplined after police officers caught employees selling liquor to minors.
The establishments receiving ordinance violations were DoubleTree Suites at 2111 Butterfield Road, Marriott Suites at...
| Aug 4, 2013
In his fresh effort to put the economy back at center stage in Washington, President Obama has issued a new challenge to congressional Republicans on the crucial issue of why the American middle class is hurting and which side can best lift average...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Name: Steven Freed
Hometown: Lake Bluff
Name of business: Fish Planet
Describe what you do.
Fish Planet specializes in saltwater fish, corals, freshwater fish, live plants, supplies, aquarium installation and maintenance.
What sets you apart...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Could there be a Sriracha boom in Texas? Sriracha BBQ does sound like a great idea.
Texas state Rep. Jason Villalba says he has asked Huy Fong Foods, the makers of the Sriracha hot sauce with the rooster on the label and the green cap, to move...