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  • Darden keeps tax incentives even after Red Lobster sale

    Darden keeps tax incentives even after Red Lobster sale
    Darden Restaurants will get up to $7.5 million in employee-related state tax incentives for 2014 even though about 200 jobs left the company with the sale of Red Lobster. Darden risked losing its Florida Capital Investment Tax Credit because of...
  • Correction: Wells Fargo-Lawsuit story

    In a story May 12 about a lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a venture capitalist. His name is B. Douglas Morriss, not B. Douglas Morris. A corrected version of the story is below: Missouri jury awards...
  • Judge sets hearing in Chicago pension deal lawsuit

    Judge sets hearing in Chicago pension deal lawsuit
    A lawsuit by unions and retirees challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel's changes to city pension funds ultimately will be decided by the Illinois Supreme Court when all is said and done, a Cook County judge said Wednesday. To that end, Associate Judge Rita...
  • DuPont wins proxy fight against Peltz's Trian Fund

    Dupont shareholders on Wednesday flatly rejected a contentious campaign by one of the most powerful investor firms in the U.S. for seats on the board of the 212-year-old chemical company. Nelson Peltz and his Trian Fund Management L.P., a major...
  • Dov Charney accuses American Apparel of defamation in new lawsuit

    Dov Charney accuses American Apparel of defamation in new lawsuit
    The lawsuits against American Apparel just keep coming: This time, ousted CEO Dov Charney is suing the Los Angeles company and its chairwoman for more than $20 million. Charney is accusing American Apparel and Colleen Brown, the chairwoman, of...
  • Planning to retire in place? Retrofit now

    Planning to stay put in retirement? Get your home ready now. Here are the key factors to consider: 1. It pays to retrofit. Basic design and structural modifications to a one-story home cost an average of $9,000 to $12,000, according to The MetLife...
  • DuPont shareholders push back Peltz slate, re-elect incumbent directors

    WILMINGTON, Del. Big stock-index funds and small investors joined forces to re-elect incumbent DuPont Co. directors in a Wednesday vote at the company's Wilmington headquarters, pushing back a rival slate led by billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz....
  • As Moody's junks Chicago, more peril across Illinois

    As Moody's junks Chicago, more peril across Illinois
    Decades of craven trade-offs by Chicago and Illinois politicians hit taxpayers with costly consequences once again Tuesday. Moody's Investors Service downgraded the city's credit rating by two notches, to junk. That means Chicagoans likely must pay much...
  • LVIA wants to lock in its four big airlines for five years

    LVIA wants to lock in its four big airlines for five years
    The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is negotiating a deal designed to prevent its four major airlines from leaving Lehigh Valley International Airport, but it would come at a cost: Those airlines would take more control over how the airport is run....
  • In L.A. Unified races, there's one issue where charter schools and teachers union agree

    In L.A. Unified races, there's one issue where charter schools and teachers union agree
    Charter-school backers and the teachers union are on opposite sides in next week's Los Angeles school board elections. But both sides view the school district's ill-fated and expensive effort to provide iPads to all students as key to victory. A charter...
  • College of DuPage spends $260,000 on PR as investigations loom

    College of DuPage spends $260,000 on PR as investigations loom
    As controversy engulfed the College of DuPage and its embattled president, Robert Breuder, the school spent about $260,000 on a supersized newsletter and a series of promotional postcards it sent to residents to bolster the campus' battered image, the...