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  • 'Real Housewives' husband loses driver's license for 2 years

    A "Real Housewives of New Jersey" husband preparing to head to federal prison for bankruptcy fraud had his license suspended for two years by a state judge who called his driving record the worst he's ever seen. Joe Giudice lost his driver's license...
  • Heated campaign for Homer Glen mayor nears end

    Heated campaign for Homer Glen mayor nears end
    It's the Election That Almost Wasn't in Homer Glen on Tuesday, as two political factions compete for village offices centered around a mayoral campaign that has engaged in more than a little mudslinging. In seeking a third term, Mayor Jim Daley Jr....
  • Megan McArdle: Revamp student loan policies

    A group of student-loan borrowers has declared that they're not going to repay their student loans, and they are asking the Department of Education to cancel their debt. They are former students -- perhaps I should say "victims" -- of a for-profit...
  • Straub puts up $26M for ex-Showboat casino, eyes $500M plan

    A Florida developer who's buying Atlantic City's former Revel casino has put up $26 million for another shuttered casino next door and announced plans for a half-billion dollars' worth of redevelopment projects in the struggling seaside gambling resort....
  • Report leaves many questions about Atlantic City's future

    Emergency managers appointed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recommend spending cuts and layoffs as a starting point toward getting Atlantic City's troubled finance under control. But their initial report — which does not envision a bankruptcy...
  • Letter: Questions about the council candidates

    Looking at the background of City Council candidates, I wonder about their eligibility and credibility. Some of the candidates filed for bankruptcy, but claim they had no other choice. They blame others for their decisions and do not accept any...
  • Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois

    Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois
    Stressed by pension debt, other financial issues and the possibility losing a chunk of their state aid, some Illinois cities want the option to file for bankruptcy. They've found an ally in a Republican lawmaker, who's proposed legislation to allow...
  • Robert Schuller turned drive-in movie ministry to megachurch

    The Rev. Robert H. Schuller didn't wait for the faithful to flock to his upstart church in Southern California — he took his message to them. As the car culture flourished in post-World War II California, the brash Iowa-born pastor began...
  • New Jersey company hopes to get SkyMall off the ground

    New Jersey company hopes to get SkyMall off the ground
    A New Jersey-based company with a history of trying to revive struggling businesses has acquired the SkyMall catalog out of bankruptcy. C&A Marketing, which makes and distributes photographic and electronic equipment, purchased SkyMall at a bankruptcy...
  • Just like Detroit

    Both the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois are in a financial position from which there is no easy exit. Politicians put us in this position, but they cannot find a way out. We are more like Detroit than Greece. Greece could get bailed out by...
  • Ex-student of Corinthian Colleges took protest over $130,000 debt to D.C.

    Ex-student of Corinthian Colleges took protest over $130,000 debt to D.C.
    Dawn Thompson was newly divorced and seeking the promise of a brighter future when she enrolled in the online paralegal studies program offered by for-profit Everest University in 2005. Six years later, the Springfield mother of two found herself with...