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  • Los Angeles Opera's 30th season to begin with 'Gianni Schicchi'

    Los Angeles Opera's 30th season to begin with 'Gianni Schicchi'
    In his most recent movies, Woody Allen has worked with actors including Emma Stone, Colin Firth and Cate Blanchett. This year, the filmmaker will team up with a different kind of star when he directs tenor Placido Domingo in a return engagement of...
  • Scott proposes $5 billion for Glades restoration

    Scott proposes $5 billion for Glades restoration
    Gov. Rick Scott announced a landmark commitment to the Everglades Tuesday, saying he would commit the state to paying $5 billion over the next 20 years to heal South Florida’s ailing wilderness. The governor proposed an initial $150 million for...
  • Using private funds for Cal State execs' pay creates its own problems

     Using private funds for Cal State execs' pay creates its own problems
    A policy that permitted salaries of new executives to be boosted with private rather than state funds seemed like a savvy move when California State University leaders adopted it at the height of the recession. Trustees were attempting to fend off...
  • Expansion of road program pondered in Western Springs

    Western Springs may issue bonds to extend its road-improvement program another three years and have money on hand for capital projects. The village is considering $3 million in alternative revenue bonds to extend the village’s road program...
  • How Parkland can reduce budget shortfall

    How Parkland can reduce budget shortfall
    In November, the Parkland School Board passed the controversial artificial turf project at a cost of $1.4 million by the narrow margin of 5-4. The meeting minutes posted on the district website claimed, "We are positioned to finance this project through...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker proposes 'Pay Their Way' plan to help fund new Milwaukee Bucks arena

    Gov. Scott Walker proposed a plan Tuesday that calls for Wisconsin to help build a new basketball arena for the Milwaukee Bucks with $220 million in bonds that would be funded by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. The Republican...
  • Some La Grange trustees favor dropping food and beverage tax

    Some La Grange trustees favor dropping food and beverage tax
    Some La Grange trustees are leaning toward a plan to eliminate the 1 percent food and beverage tax as part of a funding package to finance flood relief efforts. Village Board members weighed in on an array of options presented Monday to finance up to...
  • Markets, creditors sanguine as Greek radical left's Alexis Tsipras sworn in as prime minister

    Tieless and eschewing the traditional religious swearing-in ceremony, but with a surprise coalition deal in the bag and a sanguine international reception, radical left leader Alexis Tsipras took over Monday as austerity-wracked Greece's new prime...
  • Opa! After radical left-wing win in Greece, eurozone leaders open to dialogue on debt issues

    For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece. The firebrand left-winger wants fellow eurozone nations to forgive some of his country's bailout loans, something many...
  • Zillow execs follow housing data to surprising conclusions

    SEATTLE In less than a decade, Seattle-based Zillow has become the nation's leading brand for homebuyer real-estate information. It's become synonymous with looking up your home's value or someone else's. In a forthcoming book, "Zillow Talk: The New...
  • Nigeria bonds won't come cheap as police want pay

    Nigeria needs cash as its oil-dependent economy reels from the collapse in crude prices, threatening to leave the government short of funds to pay costs from police salaries to fuel subsidies. That will probably spur the ruling party, which faces an...