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  • Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers

     Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers
    The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators. The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...
  • Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation

    Twinkies hope? Hostess puts off liquidation, agrees to mediation
    There may be hope for Twinkies after all: Hostess Brands Inc. and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall the company’s planned liquidation for the time being. At a bankruptcy court hearing Monday in New York, 82-year-old...
  • The end of the shuttle era signals beginning of SpaceX

    The end of the shuttle era signals beginning of SpaceX
    NASA's space shuttle Atlantis descended back to Earth from it's final mission to the International Space Station last week, bringing the 30-year government-run shuttle program to an end. NASA and the government will now rely upon private industry to...
  • Insurers must pay for hazardous waste site cleanup, court rules

     
    The state of California will be able to collect tens of millions of dollars from insurance companies for cleanup of the Stringfellow Acid Pits hazardous waste site, the California Supreme Court ruled....
  • The founding contradiction

    How many years are we away from a national apology over slavery? Wait, scratch that word, "apology." Too late, not possible. The scope of the wrong was too great. Make that a national atonement -- an owning up to the crime, a pause in the collective...
  • 1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement

    1st Mariner Arena turns 50 amid calls for its replacement
    The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice." In between, the arena has hosted the...
  • SS&C More Than Doubles Operating Income For Second Quarter

    SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. of Windsor more than doubled its operating income for the three-month period ending June 30 compared with the same period last year. Net income was $26.1 million, or 32 cents per share, for the second quarter compared...
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • Senator Accuses 3 Insurers Of Canceling Some Long Island Coverage After Sandy

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is accusing Allstate, Liberty Mutual and State Farm of dropping insurance coverage for some Long Island homeowners since storm Sandy hit last fall. At least one of those insurers, however, say they have not pulled...
  • Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs

    Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs
    Chicago labor and community groups on Monday called on the Chicago Transit Authority to require bidders on future rail car manufacturing contracts to submit detailed plans for creating local jobs. In a letter to CTA president Forrest Claypool, leaders...
  • 2/6/2013-Check Your Weapons

    2/6/2013-Check Your Weapons
    Oh man, if the insurance companies get in on the act, that'll be the end of the gun culture in America as we know it which, of course, is what we rational, unarmed citizens want. The insurance companies are worse than the feds.  Every insurance policy is...