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  • Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid

    Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid
    In 2012, the Hartford-based financial services firm Smith Whiley & Company got $350,000 in state economic-development aid under an agreement to maintain its payroll of 12 full-time jobs and increase it to 15 by this year. But instead of adding three...
  • Diana Rauner, Illinois' next first lady, to stay focused on early education

     Diana Rauner, Illinois' next first lady, to stay focused on early education
    A few days before the election, a Chicago radio host introduced Bruce Rauner and wife Diana, telling listeners "behind every great man is a great woman." "In front sometimes too," replied Bruce Rauner, laughing. Diana Rauner is accustomed to being out...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 12/27/14 for 12/27/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Ian Gomez was born in New York City on this date in 1964. This birthday guy has portrayed Andy Torres on "Cougar Town" since 2009. He played the recurring role of Jake Almada on "The Drew Carey Show" and has appeared on episodes of...
  • State Easing New Rules Aimed At Cutting Storm Runoff Pollution

    State Easing New Rules Aimed At Cutting Storm Runoff Pollution
    HARTFORD — A deluge of protests from municipal officials over the potential costs involved with new state proposals to reduce pollution from storm runoff has prompted the state's environmental agency to revise its regulatory plans. A spokesman...
  • For 'Gambler' director Rupert Wyatt, a career of rolling the dice

      Even if she's lucky, a modern film director will only make a certain range of movies over her career; budgets, stories and genres will vary, but within reason. Certainly few filmmakers will jump around the map like Rupert Wyatt, a British-American...
  • Uncertainty about Export-Import Bank causing trouble for some firms

    Uncertainty about Export-Import Bank causing trouble for some firms
    Air Tractor Inc., a Texas manufacturer of agricultural and firefighting airplanes, was excited about a multimillion-dollar order from Africa, but fresh questions about the future of the U.S. export-assistance agency now threaten the sale. The company...
  • U.S.-based stock funds attract record $36.5 billion inflows in week: Lipper

    Investors in U.S.-based funds poured $36.5 billion into stock funds in the latest weekly period, marking the biggest inflows on record as U.S. stocks surged to record highs, data from Thomson Reuters Lipper service showed on Friday. The massive cash...
  • Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials

    Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials
    The competition for Maryland's stem cell research grants will be stiffer than ever as applications flood in next month, forcing officials to be more selective even as scientists worry that the state's fiscal problems and a new administration in...
  • 15 things travelers should know when planning a trip in 2015

    15 things travelers should know when planning a trip in 2015
    If we had a crystal ball, using its intelligence to figure out how to be a thriftier, smarter, trendier traveler would bring a big payoff. We don't have such an orb, but we do have some ideas on what the coming year holds for those who make the world...
  • End chronic neglect of mental-illness epidemic

    End chronic neglect of mental-illness epidemic
    Mental illness is a neglected epidemic in Florida. About one in every 20 state residents lives with a serious mental illness. Few families, communities and public agencies are untouched, as a recent heart-wrenching series of articles in the Sentinel...
  • Russia forecasts economic slump as bailed-out bank gets more funds

    Slumping oil prices have put Russia's economy on course for a sharp recession and double-digit inflation next year, government ministers said on Friday, as authorities scaled up a bailout for the first bank to succumb to this month's ruble crisis. The...