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  • Olin Neill Emmons, investment banker and conservationist, 1917-2014

     Olin Neill Emmons, investment banker and conservationist, 1917-2014
    Olin Neill Emmons, an investment banker who was active in conservation causes, helped take Waste Management public in 1971 and sat on the company's board for 20 years. Mr. Emmons, 97, died Saturday, May 3, at the Brighton Gardens extended care...
  • Hinsdale police reports: $14,000 in unauthorized transfers, hit-and-run, and more

    Hinsdale police reports: $14,000 in unauthorized transfers, hit-and-run, and more
    The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports: The front tires of two bikes were reported stolen from the 1400 block of Burr Oak Road May 27. The bikes were in a garage. Someone sprayed graffiti on a portable toilet, village sign...
  • New Producers Flooding Indie TV With Faith and Family Friendly Fare

    Just when it seems that the world's largest media congloms are tightening their grip on the airwaves, an independent TV production boom has erupted in the nation's heartland. In Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, Michigan and other states,...
  • Double standard when it comes to U.S. banks and foreign transactions

    If you use U.S. dollars to pay the U.S. subsidiary of an overseas company for a product stored in the U.S., is that a foreign transaction? That question arose after Jay Berman, 74, of Manhattan Beach was slapped with a 3% foreign transaction fee by Bank...
  • Progressive ships location-tracking devices to volunteer policyholders

    Progressive ships location-tracking devices to volunteer policyholders
    It seemed unlikely only a year ago. Big U.S. car insurers had spent the past few years reassuring customers that the monitoring devices they installed in vehicles as a way of rewarding safe driving didn't track location. But as part of a pilot program...
  • Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time

    Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time
    Acorns, in a nutshell, is a smartphone app that taps your debit and credit cards, rounds up purchases to the nearest dollar and invests that “spare change.” It’s an intriguing way to come up with a little cash for investing while...
  • Bay Bank assumes deposits, most loans of failed Bel Air thrift

    Bay Bank assumes deposits, most loans of failed Bel Air thrift
    Bay Bank has agreed to assume the deposits and most of the assets of Slavie Federal Savings Bank after federal regulators closed the institution with offices in Bel Air and Baltimore. The federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency closed Bel Air-...
  • Northbrook native ruffles British feathers on Bravo's 'Ladies of London'

    Get ready for the Juliet show. During the series premiere of Bravo’s “Ladies of London” — which airs Monday and revolves around American expats penetrating London’s high society — Laguna Beach, Calif., native...
  • President Of Merged Rockville, United Banks Leaves

    A month after the merger of Rockville and United banks, there is already a change in top management. J. Jeffrey Sullivan, president of the combined banks and United's former chief operating officer, has resigned to "pursue other professional interests."...
  • Troubled loans lead to failure of local savings bank

    Troubled loans lead to failure of local savings bank
    Losses on loans made to investors rehabilitating city homes helped drive to failure a small savings bank founded by immigrants in East Baltimore more than 100 years ago, said the CEO of the bank that acquired much of its portfolio. Federal banking...
  • Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary

    Donnelly concedes loss to Kashkari in gubernatorial primary
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly conceded defeat on Tuesday, as GOP rival Neel Kashkari won the right to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in November. "Unfortunately the numbers don't lie," Donnelly told supporters at the Roosevelt Hotel in...