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  • Greenwich Hedge Fund Controller Imprisoned For Embezzlement

    BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A Greenwich man has been sentenced to four years in prison for embezzling more than $9 million from the hedge fund where he worked. The U.S. attorney's office says 45-year-old Lawrence Herzing was sentenced Friday in Bridgeport...
  • Alaska Senate approves budget; proposal now goes to House

    State lawmakers looked to end the extended legislative session Monday amid a still-unsettled budget The Senate voted Monday morning to accept a compromise budget plan, but the state government could be left with partial funding for the coming fiscal year...
  • Zell gives $4 million to Rauner-allied super PAC

    Zell gives $4 million to Rauner-allied super PAC
    A new political fund aimed at helping Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner push his agenda has received its first cash infusion: $4 million from Chicago billionaire Sam Zell. The contribution to the Turnaround Illinois super political action committee is one...
  • Wolf's education chief vows to advocate for schools

    Wolf's education chief vows to advocate for schools
    When Gov. Tom Wolf tapped Pedro Rivera, former superintendent of the Lancaster School District, to be the state's education chief, Rivera was in shock. "Are you sure?" Rivera said he asked the governor. "The guy who has been a pain the neck for the last...
  • Why Jeb Bush's 'record sum' might not matter

    Jeb Bush's declaration to donors Sunday that his yet-to-be-declared presidential campaign has raised record-breaking amounts of early money belies a question dogging the former Florida governor: Can big money alone fuel a winning campaign? What was...
  • A principal's view: Amazing waste at CPS

    A principal's view: Amazing waste at CPS
    In July of 2013 I attended a program titled "Leadership Launch with Dr. Barbara Byrd-Bennett." It was aimed at motivating principals to attend a series of professional development workshops organized by SUPES Academy, a training organization that is at...
  • Investing: Is trouble looming in the markets?

    Senior editor Anne Kates Smith recently interviewed longtime market watcher Jim Stack, publisher of the InvesTech Research newsletter and president of Stack Financial Management, an investment firm. You've become increasingly nervous about the stock...
  • $1 million to fix schools' most urgent needs

    $1 million to fix schools' most urgent needs
    Officials in Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 are considering making more than $1 million in improvements to nine schools this summer. The work, which mostly would consist of resurfacing parking lots and driveways that have been...
  • Wheaton OKs budget, plans to spend $15.8M on infrastructure projects

     Wheaton OKs budget, plans to spend $15.8M on infrastructure projects
    Wheaton plans to spend about $95.6 million in the upcoming fiscal year, with big investments in major construction and infrastructure projects. About a sixth of the planned spending is devoted to buying or replacing equipment throughout city...
  • Corinthian Colleges to end operations, close remaining schools

    Corinthian Colleges to end operations, close remaining schools
    After years of government investigations, Corinthian Colleges Inc. will shut down more than two dozen of its remaining schools, displacing more than 10,000 students. The move ends the turmoil at what was once one of the nation's largest for-profit college...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    Albany Democrat-Herald, April 27, on citizens videotaping police We've spent a lot of time in this legislative session tracking a bill regarding the use of body cameras worn by police offices and whether the recordings from those should be public. We...