| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The current teachers' contract in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 expires Monday, but contract negotiations are scheduled throughout July.
Teachers and board representatives met on June 26 and have set additional days for contract talks to...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The teachers' union in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is accusing the school board of dragging its heels in contract negotiations as the two remain far apart on salary increases.
Mike Palmquist, a spokesman for the Hinsdale High School...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Two officials from Hinsdale Township High School District 86 highlighted their side of ongoing contract negotiations with teachers during a news conference Monday.
Board President Richard Skoda and board member Ed Corcoran included in their...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Board of Education called on teachers Monday to promise not to go on strike during the school year.
The Hinsdale High School Teachers Association, which represents 372 teachers, counselors and social workers,...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:32 AM
When it comes to economic uncertainty, 2013 was the worst year for Hampton Roads, the director of Old Dominion University's economic forecasting team said after a Wednesday presentation in Newport News. This year should be better for both business and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Floridians feel more confident about the economy than they have since the recession, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
The monthly statewide consumer index rose a point to 83, a level not seen since April 2007. It's the third...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships.
The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Hinsdale High School District 86 officials are taking an approach that is unusual for labor negotiations and disclosing what they say they’re offering district teachers as they hammer out a new contract.
School Board President Richard Skoda and...
| May 6, 2014
Coral Springs voters will decide on Nov. 4 if they want city officials to be given a pay increase.
The current compensation for commissioners, after an annual adjustment based on the consumer price index (CPI), is $17,420 per year, while it is $21,776...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:31 PM
HARTFORD — Keeping track of official estimates of Connecticut's state surplus over the past few months has been a little like attempting to describe the flight of a bumblebee: It's down, it's up, down, and there it goes, up again.
All those swerves...