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  • New schools chief: I wouldn't take bonus this year

    New schools chief: I wouldn't take bonus this year
    New Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard has yet to release the details of his contract, but he’s saying that even though the contract includes performance-based bonuses he won’t be taking any this year. At a taping of WBBM...
  • AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME

    AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME
    This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.    At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
  • How to get the economy moving again

    Last week, we learned that farm income in 2011 is forecast to reach an all-time high, up 28 percent over 2010, signaling that American agriculture remains a bright spot in our nation's economy. The growth in farm income is also making a real difference...
  • Farm income up 28 percent

    Editor:  Recently, we learned that farm income in 2011 is forecast to reach an all-time high, up 28 percent over 2010, signaling that American agriculture remains a bright spot in our nation's economy. The growth in farm income is also making a real...
  • Jobless benefits aren't welfare

    Jobless benefits aren't welfare
    Opponents of continuing the extension of unemployment insurance often make one of the following arguments: (1) the program is welfare for the undeserving; (2) it subsidizes leisure and is a major contributor to the high unemployment rate; or (3) the...
  • Maryland should go slow on establishing a health insurance exchange

    Maryland should go slow on establishing a health insurance exchange
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he wants Maryland to be a "national leader" in health care reform. Sometimes it's good to be a leader, but sometimes being a leader means you are the first to make costly mistakes. Following the lead of other states in...
  • 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'...
  • Don't let insurance gaps let termites take a bite from your wallet

    Don't let insurance gaps let termites take a bite from your wallet
    Florida homeowners remain stuck in termite season. But there may be another problem threatening your property and pocketbook as much as wood-eating pests - an insurance policy that doesn't cover damage caused by them. Most Florida homeowners know the...
  • 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...
  • June 14: Don't press your luck when it comes to money, Aries

    Gemini 05.21-06.21 You might think you are smarter than you are. If you are approached by someone with an offer or proposal, it might enrich the other person rather than you. Cancer 06.22-07.21 The pennies in your pocket will do more good in a wishing...