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  • Movie review: 'Money for Nothing' a worrying look at Federal Reserve

    Movie review: 'Money for Nothing' a worrying look at Federal Reserve
    Pegged to the 2008-09 Great Recession, "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve" is a disconcerting documentary on the central bank's influence over America's past and present economic crises. After breezing through a crash course on the Fed's...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Easy to start, difficult to end

    I was the officer of the day at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, a stopover for Marines coming from and going to Vietnam. I was going. Since I was junior, I pulled the duty. I was to supervise the movie in the enlisted men's club, referred to as “Dodge City&...
  • No further budget cuts for CPS schools whose enrollments dropped

    No further budget cuts for CPS schools whose enrollments dropped
    Chicago Public Schools offered some welcome news Monday to principals wrestling with tight budgets, saying funding will not be cut for schools whose enrollment on the 20th day of classes was lower than projected. The district is in the first year of a...
  • Glitch cuts off 80,000 Californians from unemployment checks

    About 80,000 jobless Californians have been cut off from unemployment benefits because of a computer glitch that could take weeks to resolve. The Employment Development Department upgraded its 30-year-old system over Labor Day weekend with the aim of...
  • How Burbank City Council candidates would balance the budget

    Assume you are elected onto the City Council, and city staff says you need to cut $3 million, or roughly 2%, from the General Fund to balance the budget. What would you cut and why? Dave Golonski Age: 54 Profession: Burbank Councilman This year&...
  • Honeymoon Is Over For Hartford Mayor, Council

     Honeymoon Is Over For Hartford Mayor, Council
    The nine city council members sworn in at the start of 2012 spent their first year largely in step with Mayor Pedro Segarra. The council approved numerous proposals set forth by the mayor, and both sides communicated regularly on major issues, from...
  • Make it your business to save money

     Make it your business to save money
    The thinking behind pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree often goes like this: With an MBA I can advance in my career and, presumably, earn more money. But like so much in business, the "income" side of the ledger has a companion...
  • Video: Music in spite of budget cuts

    Video: Music in spite of budget cuts
    Despite years of cuts to public education, McKinley School in Pasadena is turning up the volume of its music program with the help of a dedicated teacher and a nonprofit program that provides instruments for students. McKinley fifth-grade teacher Raimer...
  • Obama's budget eyes health costs, cigarette tax

    Obama's budget eyes health costs, cigarette tax
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's new budget offers Medicare cuts to entice Republicans into tax negotiations, while plowing ahead to cover the uninsured next year under the health care law the GOP has bitterly fought to repeal.     But the...
  • Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings

    Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings
    Sen. Ben Cardin lamented snowballing damage from federal budget cuts in town hall meetings with federal workers and small-business leaders Friday, pledging to work toward an alternative budget solution by October. But he acknowledged that achieving a...
  • Where our democracy works and where it doesn't

    Where our democracy works and where it doesn't
    Who says American politics is gridlocked? A tidal wave of politicians from both sides of the aisle who just a few years ago opposed same-sex marriage are now coming around to support it. Elected officials who had been against allowing undocumented...