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  • United Continental's CEO has a daunting challenge before him

    United Continental's CEO has a daunting challenge before him
    Jeff Smisek was a partner at a law firm in Houston in the mid-1990s when, during a business lunch, he was offered the opportunity to meet with Gordon Bethune, CEO of Continental Airlines. He didn't know Bethune, but his sales instincts kicked in. He...
  • Supervisors to vote on JWA contracts

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on more than $10 million in John Wayne Airport contracts. Some are for regular services and others are for construction. The largest contract is a $4.8-million agreement with Torrance-...
  • SHA cut corners, transportation chief says

    Maryland's top transportation official says managers at the State Highway Administration routinely cut corners in following state procurement rules and often asked contractors to perform work outside the scope of their contracts. State Transportation...
  • GCC will privatize struggling bookstore

    GCC will privatize struggling bookstore
    Glendale Community College officials are pushing forward with plans to outsource the student bookstore, announcing Monday that a contract agreement could be in place as early as next month. The college began soliciting proposals in May from private...
  • State tells jobs agencies to stop doing business with board members

    State tells jobs agencies to stop doing business with board members
    Florida's 24 regional workforce boards are now prohibited from awarding business contracts to companies controlled by or tied to agency board members. Directors of Workforce Florida, the statewide overseer of the regional boards, voted quietly last...
  • Should the Ravens trade away one of their cornerbacks?

    Should the Ravens trade away one of their cornerbacks?
    In Tuesday's "Your Turn," we discussed the Ravens' depth at cornerback and which two players should start at the position when Week 1 rolls around. It seems your preference is for Jimmy Smith and Cary Williams. So how do the other players fit in, and...
  • Our take on: Gov. Scott's Workforce Florida makeover

    Our take on: Gov. Scott's Workforce Florida makeover
    Workforce makeover Florida's lead job training and placement agency unveiled a welcome but long-overdue reform last week when it barred the 24 regional boards under its supervision from steering business to their members' companies. Workforce Florida'...
  • Ravens notebook: Center Casey Rabach returns to team

    Ravens notebook: Center Casey Rabach returns to team
    The Ravens signed center Casey Rabach to a two-year contract Tuesday, gaining insurance in case Matt Birk's balky left knee leaves them short at the position. According to an ESPN report, Birk, 35, needs arthroscopic surgery on the knee. Birk played...
  • Chicago Teachers Union rejects longer elementary day plan

    Chicago Teachers Union rejects longer elementary day plan
    The Chicago Teachers Union has rejected Chicago Public Schools officials' offer of a 2 percent raise for elementary school teachers in exchange for a longer school day starting in January. “Yes, we fully support a better, smarter school day for our...
  • Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles

    Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles
    It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
  • Who's best general manager in MLB?

    Rays' Andrew Friedman Steve Gould Baltimore Sun Baseball's most competitive division features perhaps its three best front office chiefs and one (the Blue Jays' Alex Anthopoulos) quickly on the rise. The Yankees' Brian Cashman and the Red Sox's Theo...