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  • $50 million redevelopment will turn Carrolltown into Eldersburg Commons

    $50 million redevelopment will turn Carrolltown into Eldersburg Commons
    A half-empty former shopping mall in Eldersburg will be remade as a Walmart-anchored plaza under plans announced Monday by owner Black Oak Associates. In a move long awaited by many in the community, the Owings Mills-based developer will spend $50...
  • Illinois corporate tax credits swelled to $161 million in 2011

    When lawmakers raised taxes on Illinois residents and businesses, they also increased corporate income tax breaks for a select group of companies. In 2011, businesses were eligible to claim about $161 million in tax credits — double from the...
  • Holiday deals shaping up to be best in years

    Holiday deals shaping up to be best in years
    Stores are falling over themselves this holiday season to lure shoppers in with deals like matching online prices, extending layaways, and even making their own tablets. What that means for shoppers is likely the best season of discounts in years. This...
  • Sears bids Hometown, Outlet, hardware stores goodbye in spinoff

    Sears Holdings Corp., one of several struggling big-box retailers, is splitting off more than 1,000 Hometown, Outlet and hardware stores as a separate, public company. The spinoff will affect 1,238 stores total. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc....
  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
  • Quinn increases tax credit for working poor

    Quinn increases tax credit for working poor
    The state's working poor will save a bit more on taxes as a result of a bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law today. The measure increases the earned income tax credit. The Democratic governor requested the relief to provide a counterbalance to the tax...
  • How clout keeps court cases secret

    How clout keeps court cases secret
    On the eighth floor of the Daley Center, behind a locked metal door, is a narrow room known as the vault. Within its walls reside files that Cook County Circuit Court judges have ordered hidden from the public, something they have done hundreds of...
  • Sears to be dropped from S&P 500

    Sears Holdings Corp., one of the earliest members of the S&P 500, is being kicked out of the index next week and replaced by a Dutch chemicals company. The retailer, which trades on Nasdaq, will exit the index when the market closes on Sept. 4....
  • Sears to sell, spin off stores after $2.4-billion quarterly loss

    Sears to sell, spin off stores after $2.4-billion quarterly loss
    Sears Holdings Corp. posted a $2.4-billion loss in its fourth quarter but appeased investors by planning to sell or spin off many of its stores to boost liquidity. The Hoffman Estates, Ill., company reported a loss of $22.63 per share in the quarter that...
  • Hiring will decrease in August, report says

     
    As if today's market news wasn't bad enough, a new survey indicates that hiring will decrease in August as worried companies wait out a rough economy. Declines in hiring will be concentrated in the service sector, which had become a......
  • Three California Sears stores among 79 outlets to close nationwide

     
    Three Sears stores in California are among 79 stores nationwide on the chopping block after a dismal holiday season forced Sears Holding Co. to retool its strategy....