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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Brown withdraws pardon of Irvine financial advisor disciplined by regulators

    Gov. Jerry Brown withdrew a Christmas Eve pardon Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators. Glen Williams Carnes, one of 105 people who received an executive...
  • Chinese entrepreneurs aim to become technology power players

    Alibaba was just the beginning: Get ready to hear a lot more about Chinese tech companies. China's technology industry, much like China in general, is undergoing a transformation. Entrepreneurs speak of an innovation "golden age" fueled by a mobile-...
  • Saudi finance minister says no need to create sovereign wealth fund

    Saudi Arabia's finance minister said there was no need for the kingdom to create a sovereign wealth fund to manage its oil wealth, rebuffing suggestions by prominent officials and businessmen. At present, the surplus petrodollars of the world's top oil...
  • 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...
  • 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...