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  • Rauner urges phase-out of income tax hike, broadening of sales tax

    Rauner urges phase-out of income tax hike, broadening of sales tax
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner proposed phasing out the state’s income tax increase, broadening the state’s sales tax to some services, and freezing local property taxes without voter approval as part of a strategy that he said...
  • Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

    Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus
    Three years ago, no student at Milford Mill Academy passed the Advanced Placement calculus exam, which made it clear that unprepared students were being pushed into the high-level class. In an attempt to change that, a dozen high school students who...
  • California pols have failed vocational education students

    To the editor: Please tell me why low-income students have to pay big bucks for vocational degrees when California should be providing the education in public schools. ("Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds," July 16) The real "smoke and...
  • Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate

    Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday opened the door to a potential income-tax hike, an acknowledgment that the tax rate he would inherit if elected cannot financially support a cash-strapped state government in the short term. Should he...
  • UTC Profits Up 8%; Company Raises Earnings-Per-Share Guidance

    Net profits for United Technologies Corp. rose 8 percent in the second quarter, to $1.7 billion, the company reported Tuesday. Sales increased 7 percent, to $17.2 billion, with less than half of the gain from organic growth. The bulk of the increase...
  • Sen. Durbin derides Walgreen for possible tax-driven overseas move

    Sen. Durbin derides Walgreen for possible tax-driven overseas move
    Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin on Tuesday urged Walgreen Co. to reconsider a possible move of its headquarters to Switzerland to lower its U.S. tax bill. In a letter to Walgreen Chief Executive Gregory Wasson, Durbin said the company could face a backlash...
  • Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction

    Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction
    Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation today to allow the state to borrow $1.1 billion to extend a statewide construction program. The four-year road and bridge plan piggybacks off of an existing building program that’s wrapping up. The construction...
  • Losing a parent during childhood may increase risk of early death

    Losing a parent during childhood may increase risk of early death
    People who experienced the death of a parent in childhood appear to be more likely to die prematurely themselves, new research shows. A study that tracked more than 7 million people for up to 42 years found that people who lost a parent before they...
  • Math on Rauner's budget 'blueprint' doesn't add up

     Math on Rauner's budget 'blueprint' doesn't add up
    "I can't really comment on his wording," said Bruce Rauner, the man who would be governor, responding Monday to reporters' questions about a judge's ruling that a legislative term limits referendum doesn't belong on the November ballot. "I haven't seen...
  • Tea party groups never wanted tax exemption in the first place [Letter]

    Tea party groups never wanted tax exemption in the first place [Letter]
    In response to Larry Carson's letter ("Why should the tea party be tax-exempt?" July 2), let me make it clear to you as someone who was targeted by the Obama Administration through the IRS that No tea party group that I am aware of — and as past-...
  • Review: 'Do Fathers Matter?' by Paul Raeburn

    Review: 'Do Fathers Matter?' by Paul Raeburn
    Devote a fleeting thought to your father and you can instantly answer the question posed in the title of Paul Raeburn's new book, "Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked." For most of us, the answer is yes. But...