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  • Despite mayor's move on debt, Moody's ratings agency sends pension warning

    Despite mayor's move on debt, Moody's ratings agency sends pension warning
    Even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledged this week to reverse some of the city's most-criticized borrowing practices, one major ratings agency on Friday highlighted another financial issue: rapidly ballooning employee pension fund payments. Chicago's pension...
  • Letter: Gov. Rauner cuts show no heart, hurt Republicans

    Funerals are obviously Gov. Bruce Rauner's answer to the budgetary problems in Illinois. Instead of fighting the tough problems he has in the State House and Speaker Madigan's Quagmire, he has chosen to inflict pain upon those who can't fight back. If...
  • Tough times ahead for urban schools

    Officials in one cash-starved school district are already plotting out a November referendum scenario following estimated budget cuts of more than $1 million by lawmakers last week. "If these numbers hold true, we need to have the conversation sooner...
  • Gary schools seeks $51.8 million tax boost from voters

    Gary schools seeks $51.8 million tax boost from voters
    The financial struggles of the Gary Community School Corp. have been well documented. The district is millions in the hole and has been forced to borrow money to pay its bus company and utility bills. It still owes the U.S. Internal Revenue Service nearly...
  • Emanuel's chief financial officer to leave City Hall

    Emanuel's chief financial officer to leave City Hall
    Just as Mayor Rahm Emanuel heads into a second term facing a sea of financial woes, his Chief Financial Officer Lois Scott announced Friday that she's leaving City Hall. Scott solidified herself as a trusted aide whom Emanuel leaned on to navigate the...
  • Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

    After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Ceiling tiles are going for 25 cents, the room doors for an average of less than $4 each, the patient beds for $250 apiece. Soon, the remnants...
  • Extremists worry the Balkans, Europe's Muslim heartland

    GORNJA MAOCA, Bosnia-Herzegovina One day in early February, the black flag of the Islamic State appeared on the roof of a dilapidated home in Gornja Maoca, an isolated hamlet in northern Bosnia-Herzegovina. The flag was gone when the police arrived,...
  • Community News for Glastonbury edition

    Planetarium shows GLASTONBURY -Tickets are on sale now for winter and spring shows at the Glastonbury East Hartford Magnet School Planetarium, 95 Oak St. All shows begin at 6 p.m., include a live night sky presentation, and last about an hour. Tickets...
  • Amtrak, Indiana reach another extension for passenger line

    Amtrak, Indiana reach another extension for passenger line
    Amtrak and Indiana officials are giving themselves another 60 days to reach long-term deals with a private contractor that will help operate a passenger line between Indianapolis and Chicago. The Indiana Department of Transportation and Amtrak...
  • Winter Park firm tackles senior housing financing

    Winter Park firm tackles senior housing financing
    A new company in Winter Park, led by former CNL executive Robert Bourne, is focusing on financing for a growing sector in real estate, senior housing. Bourne, 68, and his son Kyle Bourne, 30, launched Bourne Financial Group in 2014, and they are now...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of May 3-9. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note. MONDAY:...