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  • New federal budget bill lets political parties cash in

    WASHINGTON A provision in the $1.1 trillion omnibus budget bill that President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law this week will open up new sources of cash for the nation's two political parties. Eleven paragraphs added to the bill as a last-...
  • 2014 in review: Wheaton and Glen Ellyn

    2014 in review: Wheaton and Glen Ellyn
    New rules for selling alcohol, deals for downtown development, a fight over land at Butterfield and Route 53, and changes in longtime institutions marked 2014 in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn. Here's a look at some of the major events in the last year in these...
  • Soccer, Speedway projects facing more competition for state funds

    Soccer, Speedway projects facing more competition for state funds
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's taxpayer investment in professional sports venues is about to get a lot richer. In Orlando, Daytona Beach, Jacksonville and Miami-Dade County, more than $900 million in stadium construction and refurbishment is underway....
  • UK banks must do more than stress tests to regain confidence: Bank of England

    Banks in Britain need to do more than pass health checks on their ability to withstand financial shocks, the Bank of England said, urging boards to improve the way their companies are run. The BoE also said that top bankers and other senior executives in...
  • Xiaomi raising over $1 billion from investors including GIC: source

    China's Xiaomi [XTC.UL] is raising over $1 billion from investors including Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over $45 billion, a person familiar with the deal said. The fund raising was first reported by the...
  • Investing: 8 stocks to buy now

    We pick companies that will grow no matter what happens to the economy. Abbott Laboratories (symbol ABT, $44). The drug and medical-device maker has said it will sell part of its overseas generic-drug business for $5.3 billion. The deal will allow Abbott...
  • Airbus to sue Skymark in UK court over canceled A380 contract

    European aircraft maker Airbus Group NV is suing Skymark Airlines Inc in Britain, escalating a half-year spat over a canceled jet order and complicating the efforts of Japan's third-biggest carrier to rebuild its finances. The world's second-largest...
  • These flaws on HOA ballot could invalidate election

    Question: Whatever our homeowner association's management company says, the board does. Management uses its own forms and various versions of election ballots. In our recent election, they put out a ballot written in English when the majority of owners...
  • Graphic designer, 29, learns to set reasonable financial goals

    Graphic designer, 29, learns to set reasonable financial goals
    Graphic designer Jonathan Ng didn't worry much about his spending habits or his trouble finding a full-time job that came with employer-sponsored health insurance. Then the 29-year-old New York transplant got engaged and took an online quiz to determine...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Before marriage, have a frank financial talk

    Personal Finance Q&A: Before marriage, have a frank financial talk
    Dear Liz: My daughter is getting married in September. She recently confided that she and her fiance have never discussed their respective debts (if any), credit scores or financial goals. She is hesitant to bring this up with him but realizes it's a...
  • McAuliffe calls for background checks on nurses

    McAuliffe calls for background checks on nurses
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe will call for criminal background checks as part of the licensing process for nurses, and he included funding for the new program in his budget proposal this week. The system now is based on self disclosure, with...