| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
A negotiator for Hinsdale Township High School District 86 says the board needs a week to 10 days to review and respond to the latest contract offer from the teachers.
The board met in executive session for over an hour Monday to review the offer made...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 have moved closer to calling a strike by initiating the public posting process late Tuesday.
District officials said school will continue even if teachers walk off the job because they have developed...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:52 AM
The Niles Park Ridge School District 64 administration projects a small operating budget surplus of roughly $641,000 for the 2014-15 school year, but that projection does not take into account the cost of roughly $5.9 million worth of capital...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The public will get a chance next month to weigh in a proposed Niles Park Ridge District 64 budget that is up almost 5 percent over 2013.
The $66.9 million plan was unanimously approved by the school board at a recent meeting. A public hearing has...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:08 PM
First it was fresh concerns about the fragile Eurozone recovery. Then there was the sudden steep fall in oil prices. Now investors are worrying whether the American economy can pull up a slumping global economy.
And overlaying all these — fears...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:55 PM
— The first known case of Ebola contracted in the United States is giving urgency to moves by lawmakers to boost funding for a response after years of cuts to federal prevention and research budgets.
With health officials raising the prospect of...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Floridians remained at a post-recession high for consumer confidence for the third month in a row while the nation's consumer sentiment fell slightly, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
Overall, Floridians are still feeling...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Having a bit of sticker shock at the grocery store?
You aren't alone with food costs rising 3.7 percent in a year in Broward and Miami-Dade counties in June, well above the 2.4 percent increase for the nation as a whole, according to the U.S. Bureau...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Floridians' consumer confidence rose to a post-recession high in June, with people saying they are both upbeat about their own personal finances and the country's, according to a University of Florida survey.
The survey's index climbed four points to 82...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Numerous studies suggest Americans are getting dumber.
Perhaps such a study exists; I'm just too stupid to know where to look.
So let's assume our brainpower meter is plummeting faster than congressional approval ratings. Now can somebody please alert...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:23 PM
What could possibly go wrong?
As the backlash continues over dissemination of hacked private photos through the Snapchat app Snapsaved, which followed on the heels of an iCloud hack, Alaska Air is looking at converting its ticketing operations from...