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  • Five questions for Mary Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Maryland Council on Economic Education

    Five questions for Mary Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Maryland Council on Economic Education
    The Maryland Council on Economic Education promotes financial literacy for students from kindergarten through 12th grade by developing lesson plans, computer games and materials, and teaching teachers how to use them in an array of classes. The mission,...
  • Technicolor USA Inc. to shutter Burbank film facility

    Citing a shift in its priorities toward a digital-servicing platform, Technicolor USA Inc., the French-owned film processing and post-production company, announced this week it would be closing its facility in downtown Burbank. Layoffs are slated to...
  • Chicago's on the brink of bankruptcy

    Through one of the greatest boom times in American history, Mayor Richard M. Daley managed to bring Chicago to the brink of bankruptcy. Now, the next mayor must seriously confront a horrendous financial situation, as there is no room for further delay....
  • Jury finds ex-San Francisco bank executive guilty of fraud

    A former executive of a San Francisco-based bank that received federal bailout money has been convicted of fraud. U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag said Thursday a federal jury in Oakland found 66-year-old Ebrahim Shabudin guilty of conspiring with others...
  • Illinois schools have biggest funding gap in nation

    Illinois schools have biggest funding gap in nation
    Illinois has the most unfair school funding system in the nation, according to a study released this week by The Education Trust. The state's school districts with the greatest number of students living in poverty receive substantially fewer state and...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world'...
  • Delray Beach may save money in assuming financial control of housing complex

    Delray Beach may save money in assuming financial control of housing complex
    Delray Beach likely will save money that the city expected to spend by taking financial control of an affordable-housing complex, according to city officials. In January, commissioners approved spending nearly $4.3 million to open negations regarding...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris seeks to halt 'reprehensible' anti-gay ballot measure

     Atty. Gen. Harris seeks to halt 'reprehensible' anti-gay ballot measure
    The state attorney general has asked for a court order allowing her to halt a proposed ballot measure that would authorize killing gays and lesbians, saying it was both "reprehensible" and unconstitutional. Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is required by...
  • Suspicion surrounded Florida businessman who faked his death

    Jose Lantigua's family appeared to be living the American Dream. The Cuban immigrant claimed he had a heroic military career and earned numerous degrees before running a successful furniture business. He owned a Florida beachfront condo and a new home...
  • Emergency manager report prompts Moody's to again warn of possible default for Atlantic City

    Two days after Atlantic City, N.J.'s state-appointed emergency management team released its first report, Moody's credit rating agency gave the city another of its patented thumbs down, warning of a possible default. And Standard & Poor's said it is...
  • Moody's fears Atlantic City default after state report

    Wall Street is less than thrilled about what it has heard from emergency managers appointed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to help turn around Atlantic City's finances. Moody's Investors Service on Thursday called the plan credit-negative, fearing the...