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  • `Cromnibus' includes money for Everglades, Hoover Dike

    Eight of ten Florida Democrats in the U.S. House voted against a giant spending bill to keep the federal government funded, despite pleas for passage by the White House.  But 12 of 17 Florida Republicans voted “yes,” while citing funding for...
  • Koch-backed group sues Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris over donor list

    A nonprofit charitable group backed by conservative mega-donors David and Charles Koch has sued Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris for seeking the names and addresses of the group's donors. The Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed a federal lawsuit in Los...
  • IRS phone scammers target St. Charles residents

    IRS phone scammers target St. Charles residents
    St. Charles police are continuing to receive complaints from residents targeted by scammers who pose in phone calls as Treasury or Internal Revenue Service officials threatening arrest, eviction or loss of property, authorities say. A St. Charles...
  • The other America

    Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America." Apparently, late 19th century observers could not quite explain how the U.S. thrived when...
  • Chicago scrap metal dealer to plead guilty to tax charges, authorities say

    A Chicago scrap metal dealer has agreed to plead guilty to federal tax and currency transaction charges in a scheme involving checks issued to people who didn't exist and cash paid to employees, authorities said. Tri State Metal, of Chicago's West...
  • Spending bill would fight Ebola, cut IRS budget, freeze Biden's pay

    WASHINGTON A $1.1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government open includes dozens of changes, from money to fight Ebola and the Islamic State, to a potential cut in the first lady's lunch program, to a freeze of Joe Biden's pay. The House of...
  • Blotter: Phone scam reported in Downers Grove

    Blotter: Phone scam reported in Downers Grove
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 53-year-old Lisle woman was arrested Nov. 25 for stealing tampons, a vase and a crystal lamp from Goodwill on Ogden Avenue. More than $5,000 in computers, jewelry and cell phones were stolen from...
  • Singapore, U.S. finalize agreement on tax evasion

    Singapore said on Tuesday that it has finalised an information-sharing agreement with the United States that is aimed at combating offshore tax dodging. The deal will make it much easier for financial institutions in one of Asia's biggest wealth...
  • Saving Sears: Eddie Lampert's complicated dance

    Tax rules and concerns about Sears Holdings Corp's SHLD.O tenuous financial condition may force CEO Eddie Lampert to do a complicated dance as he plans to spin off the retailer's best real estate into a separate trust. Last month, the troubled retailer...
  • Blotter: Man accused of stealing measuring spoons in Wilmette

    Blotter: Man accused of stealing measuring spoons in Wilmette
    The following items were taken from police reports: A Waukesha, Wisc., man, 47, was cited for stealing measuring spoons from a store in the 3200 block of Lake Avenue on Nov. 19. An unlocked vehicle parked in the 2700 block of Hawthorn Lane was...
  • Justices try to sabotage Obamacare

    Haven't heard much about Obamacare lately? There's a good reason for that. Because most of the news about Obamacare is good news, and Republicans don't want to talk about good news. Neither do the media. But the fact is, ever since the Obamacare website,...