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  • L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business

    L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business
    The pivotal race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has become a money battle between labor unions and business interests, with fundraising approaching $8.4 million. Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver have directly collected a...
  • Pennsylvania picks private company to rebuild, maintain hundreds of bad bridges

    NEW YORK — Pennsylvania, with more bad bridges than any other U.S. state, said Friday it has selected Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners' $899 million proposal to replace 558 structurally deficient bridges. Pennsylvania's project is one of the first...
  • Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature

    Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature
    The Courant makes the following recommendations, in bold type, in local races. The House In the 1st District, Matthew Ritter, the Democratic incumbent and former Hartford city council member, has become a strong voice for sound tax policy and economic...
  • Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings

    Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings LinkedIn released its University Rankings this month, listing its top schools based on how successful its recent graduates have been at landing desirable jobs. Using LinkedIn profiles, the company compared the...
  • Children's Museum gets OK to apply for city grants

    Children's Museum gets OK to apply for city grants
    The DuPage Children's Museum may get a share of Naperville's annual grant money for capital projects. Councilmen agreed to change the terms of the museum's lease to lift a prohibition on applying for Special Events and Cultural Amenities funds. In...
  • Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan Murray

    Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan Murray
    With volatility in the stock market shaking up investors, Jonathan Murray, a financial adviser at UBS Financial Services in Hunt Valley, says people should keep a long-term outlook and accept such corrections as normal. Murray appears regularly on...
  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

      Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think...
  • Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: "Millions of young people are just stuck. They can't buy homes, they can't buy cars … all because they are struggling under the weight of...
  • Loans, insurance more available for boat buyers

    Loans, insurance more available for boat buyers
    Now is a good time to be in the market for buying a boat. Banks are lending, interest rates remain law, insurance is plentiful and manufacturers are offering more models because the Great Recession is years gone and economic recovery firmly under way....
  • Putin urges West to help Ukraine with funds for Russian gas

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a plea to the European Union and United States on Friday, asking them to help cash-strapped Ukraine raise funds to pay for Russian gas purchases and warning about escalation of the gas...
  • M&A deals get U.S. loan market moving

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New launches resumed in the U.S. leveraged loan market last week after volatility all-but closed the new issue market for leveraged loans and high yield bonds the previous week as choppy markets boosted execution risk. Issuers...