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  • How to lose $20 million: the sudden wealth problems of professional athletes

    How could someone lose $20 million in a year? You're about to find out just how easy it is to go from life-changing, never-have-to-work-again rich to I-can't-believe-it's-all-gone in less than 12 months. Let's look at a hypothetical baseball player. He's...
  • Different pension rulings expected in Stockton, Detroit bankruptcies

     Different pension rulings expected in Stockton, Detroit bankruptcies
    Stockton employees and retirees avoided pension cuts when a federal judge last week approved the San Joaquin Valley city's plan to emerge from bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Christopher M. Klein opted to protect pensioners' payouts despite...
  • Say goodbye to the Chicago Spire?

    Say goodbye to the Chicago Spire?
    Chicago Spire developer Garrett Kelleher and his venture partner appeared unlikely to make a required payment due Friday, based on an email his lawyer sent city officials Friday morning. This would pave the way for Related Midwest to gain control of the...
  • Yip Associates forensics firm opens office in Boca Raton

    Yip Associates forensics firm opens office in Boca Raton
    Yip Associates, a Miami-based consulting firm offering forensic accounting including expert witness testimony, fiduciary and insolvency services, tax services, and business valuation, has opened a second Florida office at 1001 Yamato Road in Boca Raton....
  • All five commission seats up for election in Pompano

    All five commission seats up for election in Pompano
    All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers. Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
  • At Detroit's border, a barrier separates the haves from have-nots

    At Detroit's border, a barrier separates the haves from have-nots
    The border between Grosse Pointe Park and Detroit represents a huge dividing line separating the haves and have-nots: Detroit's median household income is $26,955. Grosse Pointe Park's is $101,094. The average response time for Grosse Pointe Park...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • Glastonbury Businessman Wins Bidding For Waterford Speedbowl

    WATERFORD — To the attending crowd of Waterford Speedbowl supporters Saturday afternoon, Glastonbury businessman Bruce Bemer was a mystery man when bidding began during a foreclosure auction of the facility. When the bidding was over, Bemer was...
  • Thousands of brown recluse poison spiders drive owners from upscale home

    Thousands of brown recluse poison spiders drive owners from upscale home
    A home with prime views of the third and fourth holes at Whitmoor Country Club has been vacant for two years because of a creepy crawly problem. The home was infested with between 4,500 and 6,000 brown recluse spiders, according to one estimate. The...
  • For governor: The Tribune endorses Bruce Rauner, to revive Illinois

     For governor: The Tribune endorses Bruce Rauner, to revive Illinois
    You don't see it in satellite photos, or from the Mississippi River gazing east. But Illinois has shrunk. If you've lived here for a while, you sense it: A place that for two centuries has been a muscular engine — a whole state of big shoulders,...
  • Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show

    Exide hazardous waste dripped onto roads from trucks, records show
    Hazardous waste from an embattled Vernon battery recycler dripped from tractor-trailers onto public roadways last year, according to recently released public documents in which a state environmental inspector called the leaks an "on-going problem" that...