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Bankruptcy

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  • Murray Energy expects more than 1,800 coal mine layoffs

    Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told another 439 Mountain State miners they could be out of work. The...
  • O.C. may keep taking in neighbors' trash, and the millions in revenue it creates

    O.C. may keep taking in neighbors' trash, and the millions in revenue it creates
    The pattern is becoming more noticeable — heavy garbage trucks rumbling off the 5 Freeway and onto Sand Canyon Avenue in Irvine, parading past plush new homes with bits of litter flying in their wake. "I see these trucks whizzing down my street...
  • Surviving Atlantic City casinos' operating profit increases

    As four Atlantic City casinos shut down last year, those that remained voiced optimism that their own performance would improve. Now, the numbers show that's exactly what is happening. Figures released Friday by the state Division of Gaming...
  • Give Illinois governments a court of last resort

    Give Illinois governments a court of last resort
    When a business gets hopelessly behind on paying its bills, it can call creditors and negotiate better terms. Or, in extreme cases, it can file for bankruptcy. But that path into federal bankruptcy court is blocked for Chicago, its public school...
  • Lumber Liquidators CEO quits, catching company off guard

    NEW YORK — Lumber Liquidators CEO Robert Lynch has abruptly quit the company that is embroiled in an investigation over products imported from China. Shares tumbled 15 percent in trading Thursday. The company said Lynch resigned "unexpectedly"...
  • Meet the labor leader who will face off with GM

    DETROIT Cindy Estrada's journey has taken her from the dusty tomato fields of central California to the bargaining table where the United Automobile Workers union and General Motors will forge the future of about 48,500 U.S. workers. Her career path to...
  • Boston-area pizza chain files for bankruptcy protection

    Iconic Boston-area brick oven pizza chain Pizzeria Regina has filed for bankruptcy protection and is closing four locations. A spokesman for parent company Boston Restaurant Associates Inc. says the company entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings to...
  • Whites moving to Detroit, city that epitomized white flight

    Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize white flight, even as blacks continue to leave for the suburbs and the city's overall population shrinks. Detroit is the latest major city to see an influx of whites who may not find...
  • Honolulu mayor vetoes expanded sit-lie ban

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has vetoed a bill that would have expanded the city's ban on sitting and lying down on sidewalks. Caldwell has been a champion of the city's sit-lie bans, which began in Waikiki after complaints from the tourism industry...
  • Pickets, bankruptcy greet Atlantic City casinos for summer

    The crucial summer season will start with three Atlantic City casinos in bankruptcy and one beset by regular pickets and protests. And things won't be much easier for former casinos, either. Revel is struggling to reopen, and the Showboat is mired in a...
  • Owner of American Pharoah named in gambling debt lawsuit

    Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets placed at offshore casinos. The federal breach of...