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  • Connecticut hedge fund leader receives 2 years in prison

    A man who fought drug trafficking in the Caribbean as a U.S. Navy officer before beginning a finance career in Connecticut was sentenced Tuesday to two years and nine months in prison for misleading investors about accounts in the Cayman Islands. David...
  • CTA veteran Dorval Carter to return from D.C. to run transit agency

    CTA veteran Dorval Carter to return from D.C. to run transit agency
    Dorval Carter Jr., a former acting CTA president whose career in public transit in Chicago and Washington has spanned more than 30 years, will be named the transit agency's new leader Tuesday, officials said Monday. Carter, who will become the first...
  • Letters: Gullible libertarians; Annapolis library; Vocational education

    Gullible libertarians My letter titled "Radical libertarians" (The Capital, March 31) argued that reducing the size of government does not inherently result in better government. The narrative that "big government" is the cause of all that is wrong with...
  • Full-day kindergarten might require bond issue: D35 officials

    Full-day kindergarten might require bond issue: D35 officials
    If Glencoe School District 35 begins to offer full-day kindergarten, another bond referendum may be in the hands of voters, according to school officials. As part of a presentation regarding the possibility of implementation of full-day kindergarten...
  • Kansas schools close early as Brownback tax cuts squeeze revenue

    Income tax cuts in Kansas championed by Gov. Sam Brownback have led to credit downgrades, political turmoil and deepening budget deficits. This week, they'll start forcing schools to close early. As lawmakers work to erase a projected $800 million budget...
  • Top 25 hedge fund managers take pay cut, now average $400 million each

    Top 25 hedge fund managers take pay cut, now average $400 million each
    The top 25 hedge fund managers earned $11.6 billion in compensation in 2014, an average of $400 million each, even as hedge funds overall posted a mediocre year. Indeed, hedge fund pay for these top managers was down sharply from 2013 and at the...
  • Northampton County council candidates want financial oversight

    Two Republicans are battling to get on the November ballot for Northampton County Council's Third District seat in one of the most competitive regions in the Lehigh Valley over the last decade. John Cusick, who served eight years on council, is eyeing a...
  • Lawmakers say mental health improved, critics disagree

    Lawmakers say the Legislature made significant improvements during the 2015 session to provide services for Washington's mentally ill, but critics say some of the bills passed in an effort to fix a system sharply criticized by the courts could make...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $200,000 for flood assistance program

    It's in Newport News' budget: $200,000 for flood assistance program
    The city has budgeted $200,000 for its flood assistance program this fiscal year. Through the program, the city acquires, relocates or elevates structures located in the floodplain based on their risk of flooding, according to the city's website....
  • SMS Assist gets another $45 million in financing

    SMS Assist, a Chicago-based software company with about 400 local workers, on Tuesday announced $45 million in new financing from a New York venture capital firm. Chicago's Pritzker Group has already invested $62 million in the property management...
  • Reject the Exelon-Pepco merger

    Reject the Exelon-Pepco merger
    Woefully inadequate. Harmful to Maryland consumers. Not in the public interest. These phrases were in no short supply as Maryland's Public Service Commission concluded its last round of hearings on the proposed merger between national utility behemoth,...