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  • Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy

    Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy
    Corinthian Colleges Inc. formally filed for bankruptcy Monday, a week after closing its remaining two dozen campuses and leaving 16,000 students scrambling for alternatives. The move brings closure to years of troubles for the Santa Ana company, one...
  • 'Duck Dynasty' keeps tax break as Jindal cuts Louisiana colleges

    ATLANTA Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential Republican presidential candidate, is trying to close a $1.6 billion budget hole without touching as much as $415,000 per episode in tax breaks that may be due to "Duck Dynasty." The A&E television reality...
  • Detroit's ravaged Packard Plant looks to Europe for renaissance

    Detroit's biggest ruin, the 40-acre Packard auto plant, will begin a European-inspired rebirth this summer under a plan that officials hope will revitalize one of the city's poorest neighborhoods and symbolize a reversal of 50 years of economic decline....
  • Vice President Biden touts community policing at NAACP event

    Vice President Joe Biden has told a crowd at an NAACP event in Detroit that law enforcement officers and the people they are sworn to protect need to "see each other" to know one another. Referencing outrage over the treatment of black men by police,...
  • Letters from the editor: Enjoy our new weekly, Weekend

    Four years ago, I pitched an idea for a weekly publication that would go to every Los Angeles Times reader in Orange County. The bosses liked the concept, but not the timing. The company had filed for bankruptcy and didn't want to invest. But things...
  • Boyd Gaming CEO: Atlantic City closings 'right-sized' market

    The CEO of the co-owner of the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa says Atlantic City's rash of casino closings last year actually helped stabilize the seaside gambling market. Boyd Gaming CEO Keith Smith says the closure of four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos...
  • Bankrupt W.Va. spill company offers $2.7M for victims

    Freedom Industries wants to wrap up its bankruptcy case by paying a variety of groups $6.7 million, including $2.7 million for victims of the company's January 2014 chemical spill that sullied the water supply across nine counties. The company offered...
  • Questions, answers about plan for Detroit school district

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder wants to overhaul Detroit's troubled state-run school district and divide its operations to address the "crushing" debt he says is hurting education in the city. Some questions and answers about the wide-ranging plan, which...
  • Time to rein in California's traffic ticket surcharges

    Time to rein in California's traffic ticket surcharges
    One reason you pay so much when you are ticketed for, say, driving with a broken taillight is that there's a surcharge added to your ticket to help victims of violent crimes. There's also an add-on that pays for training police officers, another to...
  • GM shielded from many ignition-switch lawsuits, bankruptcy judge rules

    GM shielded from many ignition-switch lawsuits, bankruptcy judge rules
    General Motors is shielded from claims over deaths and other damages that occurred in crashes before the automaker’s 2009 restructuring in Bankruptcy Court, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, stopping more than 100 cases that center on faulty ignition...
  • People on the Move: Child advocate recognized by Leadership Palm Beach

    People on the Move: Child advocate recognized by Leadership Palm Beach
    Leadership Michele Poole received Leadership Palm Beach County's 2015 Leadership Excellence Award. Poole, a 2014 LPBC graduate, was honored April 24, at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, in recognition of her work as...