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  • ADB president: China-led bank potential partner, not rival

    The president of the Asian Development Bank says a proposed Chinese-led regional bank is a potential partner rather than a rival and the ADB is talking with Beijing to share its experience. Takehiko Nakao's comments came after Washington softened its...
  • Massachusetts pension board urged to push for diversity

    Massachusetts' pension board is considering using its shareholder muscle to press companies to include more women and racial minorities on their corporate boards. A committee of the Pension Reserves Investment Management Board, which oversees state's $61...
  • Ukraine leader, ousted governor make show of unity after clash

    KIEV, Ukraine Ukraine's president and the billionaire he dismissed as governor of a key industrial region made a public show of unity after a standoff that threatened to undermine the government's struggle against pro-Russian separatists. A day after...
  • Paley Center looking to reinvent itself for digital age

    Paley Center looking to reinvent itself for digital age
    The Paley Center for Media sits in the axis of the media universe in New York. The museum is within walking distance of the headquarters of CBS, NBCUniversal, 21st Century Fox and Time Warner. There, television leaders hobnob during industry...
  • Schiff names district's Women of the Year

    Schiff names district's Women of the Year
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) recently honored three local women as Women of the Year in his district. Seda Khojayan of Glendale, Lynn White-Shelby of Burbank and Jean Maluccio of La Crescenta were recognized for their professional backgrounds and...
  • NY budget talks wear on over minimum wage, school funding

    Minimum wage increases, spending on schools and a requirement that lawmakers disclose their legal clients hang in the balance as New York lawmakers worked Thursday to finalize a state budget. Legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo aim to come to an...
  • Senate vote avoids budget crisis, restores court reporter funding

    Senate vote avoids budget crisis, restores court reporter funding
    Court reporters and officials in Lake County Circuit Court breathed a collective sigh of relief Thursday afternoon when the Illinois Senate narrowly approved a budget fix that addressed a shortfall in funding for the courthouse duty. Lake County's 21...
  • Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix

    Illinois Senate approves, Rauner signs short-term budget fix
    The Illinois Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would resolve the state’s short-term budget woes, even as larger money problems loom over the rest of the spring session. The product of months of negotiations between Republican Gov. Bruce...
  • Obama defends consumer agency as it unveils controversial payday loan rules

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. President Barack Obama leaped to the defense of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday as the beleaguered federal watchdog agency unveiled proposed federal regulations to rein in payday lending. The proposed rules...
  • Talk of the County: Unwise spending forced Antioch public safety crisis

    Cart before the horse The Antioch Village Board has no idea what to do. First they get rid of an operating rescue squad and then have no money to fund a new one — e.g. cart before the horse. Then the board loaned $200,000 to a movie theater and...
  • Details of Obama's visit to Birmingham

    President Barack Obama traveled Thursday to Birmingham to build support for policies that he said would protect working families, including new proposed regulations for payday lenders. In a speech at Lawson Community College, Obama said one way to make...