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  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 22-28. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Terry Savage: Is this bull market getting long in the tooth?

    "Bull markets don't die of old age," warns Jim Stack, market historian and president of InvesTech Research, one of the most successful investment newsletters over the long run. But Stack quickly points out that if the current bull market continues into...
  • Municipalities could feel sting of governor's proposed cuts

    Municipalities could feel sting of governor's proposed cuts
    Proposed cuts in municipalities' share of state income tax revenue could put a significant dent in their budgets, though the impact varies based on population. Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed cutting in half the share of state income tax dollars...
  • In Europe, cheaper goods help consumer but also pose risks

    In Milan's teeming commercial district, something unusual is happening this winter — Italians are shopping. It's a big relief for store owners after a six-year decline in sales due to recession. Still, Renato Borghi, the president of the Italian...
  • For many in US, cash saved at gas pump is staying in pockets

    In recent months, the stage seemed set for American consumers to do what they've traditionally done best: Spend money — and drive the economy. The lowest gas prices in five years had given people more spending money. Employers added over 1...
  • District 203 assessing rising costs

    Naperville School District 203 school officials say they are in a good position to make hard budgetary decisions without compromising the quality of education in the district if outside funding levels drop. The School Board on Monday night got a glimpse...
  • Home construction slips in January

    U.S. homebuilders slowed the pace of construction in January, breaking ground on fewer single-family houses ahead of the spring buying season. Housing starts slipped 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.07 million last month, down from 1....
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ GOV. WOLF HAD MANY GOOD REASONS TO SUSPEND EXECUTIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA Gov. Tom Wolf had at least five good reasons for his decision to impose a moratorium on carrying out death sentences. 1. The risk of...
  • Four in 10 Hispanics favor ending U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, new FAU poll shows

    Four in 10 Hispanics favor ending U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, new FAU poll shows
    More than four in 10 Hispanic Americans favor lifting the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba and more than seven in 10 support re-establishing diplomatic relations, according to a new poll aimed at gauging reaction to President Barack Obama's upending of...
  • 'Doomsday scenario' could cut District U46 income, force staff cuts

    'Doomsday scenario' could cut District U46 income, force staff cuts
    Elgin School District U46 faces a fairly likely confluence of factors that could cut its income by some 10 percent in the next school year and force major staff cuts, the chairman of the U46 Citizens Advisory Council Finance Committee warned CAC members...
  • Hispanics more confident about economy, FAU poll finds

    Hispanics more confident about economy, FAU poll finds
    Hispanics' confidence in the economy and their own personal finances increased to a new high in January, according to a survey by the Florida Atlantic University. An index of consumer optimism among Hispanics across the nation jumped to 101 last month,...