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  • Northrop may be poised for new expansion

    Northrop may be poised for new expansion
    Northrop Grumman Corp. may be poised to at least double its previously announced expansion in Melbourne, a move that could mean $500 million in capital investment and a total of 1,800 jobs in aircraft design work, according to published reports Wednesday....
  • Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid

    Northrop's latest expansion may be tied to B-2 bomber bid
    Northrop Grumman Corp. revealed Thursday its second major Space Coast expansion in as many years, a move that could potentially create 1,800 high-paying jobs and provide a $500 million lift for an area still hard-hit from the end of the space-shuttle...
  • Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm

    Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm
    Home-grown Katzen Eye Group has been acquired by a large private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles in a deal the eye care company hopes will help it to expand into a regional — and eventually national — brand. Varsity Healthcare...
  • Orlando in running for regional veterinary lab

    Orlando in running for regional veterinary lab
    A California-based veterinary-services company is considering Orlando as the site of an advanced laboratory hub for the Southeast, company and city officials confirmed last week. Los Angeles-based Antech Diagnostics also is eyeing potential sites in...
  • Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel

    Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel
    Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week. Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
  • If the tea party ran the country

     If the tea party ran the country
    What exactly does the tea party movement want? Other than bringing tricorn hats, powdered wigs and knee breeches back into style, that is. If every Republican squish in Congress were booted out of office and replaced by a doughty defender of our...
  • Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford

    Rock Cats Stadium No Deal For Hartford
    Many years ago, the big news in Hartford was a guy named Robert Kraft, who wanted Connecticut to build him a $375 million football stadium downtown. He'd leave Massachusetts for a free stadium and a no-tax deal on a new hotel, bringing his NFL Patriots...
  • Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here

    Kevin Hunt: State Holding Unclaimed $599 Million: Look Up Your Share Here
    State residents, past or present, have left behind nearly enough unclaimed property to pay for a new XL Center, the proposed downtown minor-league baseball stadium and the $55 refund once promised for every current taxpayer in Connecticut. The total,...
  • Des Plaines approves 911 dispatch with Wheeling

    Des Plaines approves 911 dispatch with Wheeling
    If you're a Des Plaines resident and you happen to dial 911 next year, the call won't be answered by the Des Plaines Emergency Communication Center located in the city's civic center building. The call will instead be picked up in a 911 dispatch...
  • GoPro's hot IPO is latest boon for Wall St. firms

    Shares of action camcorder maker GoPro Inc. surged in their initial public offering Thursday, and no one was happier than the private equity firms that got to cash in on the deal. This year's IPO boom has helped to propel the stock market, boost...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?
    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 18 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars in wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...