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  • OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing

    OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing
    CIT Group's $3.4-billion takeover of Pasadena's OneWest Bank will come under scrutiny today at a public-benefit hearing called by U.S. bank regulators. The Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency scheduled the hearing at the...
  • Ricketts family adds investors to help pay for Wrigley rehab

    Ricketts family adds investors to help pay for Wrigley rehab
    The Ricketts family has brought six investors into the ownership of the Chicago Cubs to help finance a $375 million renovation of Wrigley Field — and the family may not be done selling pieces of the team. The family remains in control of the...
  • Sears 4Q loss narrows, sales slide as business shifts

    Sears recorded its fourth straight year of falling profit and revenue, even as cost cutting and store closures helped narrow its loss for the fourth quarter. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company, which runs Kmart and its namesake stores, has...
  • Time to sever fiscally irresponsible Greece from its EU lifeline

    Instead of extending Greece's credit line for another four months, European officials should have cut Greece off from the financial lifeline it's been abusing. It would have sent the right message to other spendthrift governments, such as Italy, Portugal...
  • Correction: Mental Health-Housing story

    In a story Feb. 25 about funding for mental health programs, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount New York allocated last year to train police in handling confrontations with people in mental health crises. It was $400,000, not $400...
  • Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by 'end of week'

    Russia could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week if it does not get further payments from the country, state-owned gas company Gazprom said Thursday. Spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks that "if no new funds...
  • Google invests $300 million in fund for residential solar power

    Google invests $300 million in fund for residential solar power
    Google Inc. is making another large investment in renewable energy, but this time average homeowners could be the ones reaping the benefits.  The Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet search giant said Thursday it would invest $300 million in a new...
  • Battle brewing over statewide 911 funding

    Battle brewing over statewide 911 funding
    A battle over the statewide 911 surcharge on cellphone bills is developing in Springfield, as public safety officials and legislators duke it out over whether to continue the fee and possibly increase it. With this monthly fee set to expire July 1,...
  • In Miami, Obama vows to veto any bill blocking his executive immigration action

    MIAMI Likening immigration reform to the great civil rights movements in U.S. history, President Barack Obama vowed during a brief visit to Miami on Wednesday to veto any legislation undoing his executive order protecting from deportation up to 5...
  • Morgan Quinn: 10 best places to live if you're trying to save (and the 10 worst)

    The city you choose to live in can have a major impact on your finances. Large cities like San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles have become unaffordable for many residents and some have chosen to relocate in search of economic stability,...
  • Greece's stance against crippling austerity is a fight to save all Europe

    Greece has been dragged through a lot of mud in the media over the past few years because previous governments over-borrowed, and that contributed to the initial crisis that we should remember Spain, Portugal, Italy and almost everyone else in the...