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  • Legg restructures debt amid signs of turnaround

    Legg restructures debt amid signs of turnaround
    Legg Mason plans to close a deal this month to restructure $650 million in debt, a move designed to lock in favorable interest rates for the long term while taking advantage of the market's sustained appetite for corporate bonds. The money raised from...
  • Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency

    Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency
    First came the switch off of the gold standard. Then checkbooks and credit cards started the shift away from cash — but to bitcoin advocates, not far enough. As the anonymous digital currency gains favor with retailers such as Overstock.com and is...
  • Less is more when approving specialty plates

    Less is more when approving specialty plates
    If ever there were a moratorium large enough to drive a truck through, it's the one the Florida Legislature imposed in 2008 to curb the number of specialty license plates. Back then, state lawmakers said there were too many tags. Now, there are even more....
  • Lee Butz: Increased funding for preschool education a wise investment

    Young children are innately curious. They ask questions about how things work, and they explore the natural world around them. These days, we use the acronym STEM to describe the science, technology, engineering and mathematics driving our economy, but...
  • California grants $420-million tax break to Lockheed Martin Corp.

    The Legislature went home for a month Thursday, but not before handing aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a controversial $420-million tax break. Branded as a sweetheart deal for Lockheed, the bill sailed through the Assembly and Senate — but...
  • Woodridge police reports: Missing laptop, stolen credit cards and more

    Woodridge police reports: Missing laptop, stolen credit cards and more
    The following items were taken from Woodridge police reports: A 22-year-old man Villa Park was arrested June 28 for driving under the influence of alcohol. A 25-year-old North Aurora man was arrested June 28 for driving under the influence of alcohol....
  • 2 ex-Baldwin Park employees accuse council members of retaliation

    Two former Baldwin Park city employees are claiming they were fired in retaliation for opposing unethical behavior by city council members. In an 11-page claim filed June 2 with the city clerk's office, Vijay Singhal, the city's former chief executive...
  • Restaurant review: Seven Star Cafe is a tasty gem with organic philosophy

    I liked the Seven Star Café before I walked in the door. Baskets of pink and purple petunias decorating the porch made its historic building smile, and the American flag rippling in the breeze gave the restaurant a quintessential small town America touch....
  • York officials: Arrive early for July 4 events

    York County officials have advised the public to arrive early for the 35th annual Yorktown Fourth of July fireworks display, which starts lighting up the sky over the York River around 9:15 p.m. Visitors are urged to arrive in Yorktown before 6 p.m.,...
  • CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    Dangerous germs, including anthrax, botulism and a strain of bird flu, were improperly sent among government laboratories in five incidents during the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which said it had closed two...
  • TV's 'Millionaire' Moves To Stamford

    TV's 'Millionaire' Moves To Stamford
    "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" has come to Connecticut's Gold Coast. Last week, the popular TV game show started filming for the 2014-15 season in its new home at the Connecticut Film Center in Stamford. It previously filmed in New York. The first...