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  • Talk of the County: Enforce loud music laws in North Chicago, Waukegan

    Talk of the County: Enforce loud music laws in North Chicago, Waukegan
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. For a continuously updating blog of...
  • Indiana Limestone Co. back on solid ground after bankruptcy

    A southern Indiana limestone supplier known for furnishing the Empire State Building and the Pentagon's facades is back on solid ground a year after filing for bankruptcy protection. Indiana Limestone Co. has doubled its annual excavation figures and...
  • San Bernardino offers plan to emerge from bankruptcy

    San Bernardino offers plan to emerge from bankruptcy
    The city of San Bernardino hopes to emerge from bankruptcy by making retirees cover more of their healthcare, contracting out firefighting and garbage services, and paying pension bond holders 1% of the $50 million it owes them. Those are the highlights...
  • House GOP plans 2-month extension of highway funds

    House Republicans introduced a two-month extension of the federal highway and mass transit program Friday, barely two weeks before the government's authority to help finance projects around the country expires. Republicans from both chambers said they...
  • Authorities stop ID theft scheme that operated in 31 states

    A New York arrest has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday. The scheme, whose evidence dates back to 2013, netted more than $200,000 in ill-gotten...
  • Kadner: People don't know much about Chicago's future

    Kadner: People don't know much about Chicago's future
    I don't know. That's what I've been telling readers asking my thoughts on a solution for Chicago's financial mess. I understand their concern. When the credit ratings reach junk bond status for the city, its schools and its park district, there's reason...
  • Wesley Clark: The penny-stock general

    WASHINGTON Sixteen years ago, Wesley Clark was the four-star U.S. Army general running the Kosovo war. These days, he's been pitching food-truck franchises to military veterans and helping a convicted felon raise money to grow hydroponic lettuce. "We'd...
  • Appeals court: GM does not owe $450M to UAW retirees

    A federal appeals court upheld a lower court ruling that General Motors does not have to make a $450 million contribution to the United Automobile Workers trust responsible for health care covering union members who retired from GM's former parts unit. A...
  • Detroit museum considered selling Van Gogh to buy other art

    Detroit Institute of Arts director Graham Beal says he considered selling a Van Gogh painting to raise money to buy other works for the museum. Beal told Detroit News columnist Laura Berman that he spoke with an auction house about selling "Still Life...
  • Ex-Freedom Industries president faces new fraud charge

    Ex-Freedom Industries President Gary Southern faces a new federal fraud charge stemming from the company's bankruptcy. A federal grand jury in Beckley issued a superseding indictment Tuesday against Southern and former Freedom executive Dennis Farrell....
  • Judge rejects bankruptcy plan for company in chemical spill

    A judge has rejected a $6.7 million bankruptcy plan by the company behind a January 2014 chemical spill in West Virginia. In a federal bankruptcy court filing Wednesday, Judge Ronald Pearson said Freedom Industries and state environmental regulators...