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  • Lotto trouble with this deal

    Lotto trouble with this deal
    In 2010, Illinois became the first state in the country to turn over the management of its lottery to a private company. Other states soon followed. The expectation was that a firm with broad expertise in lottery sales could attract new players and reap...
  • Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases

    Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases
    The Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision has thrust a once-little-known boutique law firm into the center of a growing conservative movement to make faith-based exemptions as potent a legal tool as free speech has been for liberals. The...
  • The insidiousness of the Hobby Lobby decision

    To the editor: That's rich, a Christian activist law firm calling itself the Becket Fund for Religious Freedom. Equally Orwellian phrasing titles the constitutionally dubious Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which the Becket firm has cited to obtain...
  • Ex-Lehigh football star promoted with consulting firm

    Kim McQuilken, the Lehigh University quarterback who went on to an NFL career, has a new job. But instead of making plays, he's helping a supply chain consulting firm in Atlanta make its numbers. McQuilken has been promoted to chief revenue officer of...
  • GrayRobinson adds group to advise on medical marijuana

    Doctors, growers, sellers and investors eager to do business in medical marijuana likely will need to figure out what will be legal, and lawyers are ready to offer advice. The Orlando-based law firm GrayRobinson, one of Florida's largest, announced...
  • Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel

    Hedge fund assures investors it has control over American Apparel
    The corporate soap opera at American Apparel Inc. has taken another dramatic turn. Standard General, the hedge fund that appeared to be riding to ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney's defense, now is portraying itself as American Apparel's best hope...
  • Investing: great growth stocks

    Buying shares of a growth company early in its run to greatness is the holy grail of stock picking. But after the stock market's phenomenal five-year bull run, finding undiscovered gems today is no easy feat. So we hunted for companies that could keep...
  • Memo to The New Yorker: yesterday's plutocrats weren't 'progressives'

    In a piece about the whining crybabies among our privileged 1%, James Surowiecki of the New Yorker compares the plutocrats of today to those of the past, to the contemporary breed's disadvantage. One hundred years ago, he writes, "industrial magnates ...
  • Privatizing to solve pension mess

    Privatizing to solve pension mess
    In 1979, the original Sony Walkman was the newest way to listen to music. Switchboard operators still connected telephone calls. That's also when the Illinois village of North Riverside signed its first contract with the firefighters' union. A lot has...
  • Oracle to buy Columbia's Micros Systems in $5.3 billion deal

    Oracle to buy Columbia's Micros Systems in $5.3 billion deal
    Silicon Valley giant Oracle Corp. plans to acquire Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. for $5.3 billion in a deal executives and industry observers said could generate local job growth instead of the typical corporate consolidation. In the deal...
  • America's real business leaders want to save capitalism [Commentary]

    America's real business leaders want to save capitalism [Commentary]
    A few weeks ago I was visited in my office by the chairman of one of the country's biggest high-tech firms. He wanted to talk about the causes and consequences of widening inequality and the shrinking middle class, and what to do about it. I asked him...