| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Rupert Murdoch's media company's annual meeting has become a fall classic.
Each year, pension funds, activist investors and proxy advisory firms demand that Murdoch -- who serves as both chairman of the board and chief executive -- loosen his grip on...
| Aug 6, 2013
Activist investor details changes it seeks for Office Depot
Activist investor Starboard Value filed a 100-plus page white paper with regulators Monday detailing what it thinks is wrong with Office Depot and proposed plans for "renewal and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.
The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Q: Our condominium association plans to tear off and replace the roofs of our 12-building complex. Instead of the board retaining an architect to prepare bid specifications, the board gave a set of goals to three contractors and allowed each contractor to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The history of the oldest house in Hartford's West End is all about the extreme makeover.
First, the Elisha Wadsworth House, built in 1828, was an inn facing Albany Avenue. Then, in the early 1900s, it was turned to face Prospect Avenue and converted to...
| Aug 17, 2013
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers faces a growing shareholder revolt as demonstrated by an institutional investor's open letter last week calling for the Hampstead-based retailer to return its growing cash reserve to owners of its stock.
BeaconLight Capital LLC,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Fall Bootcamp starts Sept. 3
Fall Bootcamp will start Tuesday, Sept. 3 and will meet on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 5:45 to 6:45 a.m. in downtown Stanford. This class is for all fitness levels and held outdoors. Whether you are a beginner or...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Ever since he was a kid, Henry-Alex Rubin has been waiting for Google Glass. Not so much Google's new camera-embedded eyeglasses that everyone's talking about, but the fulfillment of a dream the filmmaker, who was nominated for an Oscar for "Murderball,"...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Legg Mason Inc. announced the appointment of Dennis M. Kass, an independent director and former CEO, as its new chairman during the annual shareholders meeting Tuesday.
Kass, 62, joined the board of the Baltimore-based money manager in April and replaces...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fort Logan Pioneers Square Dance Club to start lessons
The Fort Logan Pioneers Square Dance Club will be starting lessons on Tuesday, Sept 10. If you are interested in taking square dance lessons or line dancing, please call Fran Coulter (606) 365-...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:55 PM
University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000 bonus payment for his performance during the past year, bringing his total compensation this year to $552,375.
University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000...