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  • U.S. labor market less flexible than in 1990, economists warn

    U.S. labor market less flexible than in 1990, economists warn
    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. labor market has become steadily less dynamic since 1990, with workers seemingly locked into particular jobs and a more sluggish process of job creation and destruction in the private sector, according to research to...
  • Paul Hoffman, director, Dresner Partners

    Paul Hoffman, director, Dresner Partners
    Chicago-based investment bank Dresner Partners has promoted Paul Hoffman to director from senior vice president. Prior to joining Dresner Partners, Hoffman worked for nine years at Bank of America Securities in Chicago. Hoffman has a B.A. in economics...
  • Notre Dame shouldn't allow — or take — shortcuts

    Notre Dame shouldn't allow — or take — shortcuts
    We figured our professor would give us a break. During my sophomore year at Notre Dame in 2007, I was in an African history class with multiple members of the men's basketball team. We were less than a week away from the midterm exam, which was...
  • PASSINGS: George W. Hilton

    PASSINGS: George W. Hilton
      George W. Hilton UCLA professor chronicled railroad and shipping history George W. Hilton, 89, a retired UCLA professor, author and transportation economist known for his study of railroads and shipping, died Aug. 4 of heart failure in Columbia,...
  • Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For preemies, the combination of hearing mother's voice softly singing while being held against her skin can have a number of health benefits - and it helps moms, too, a new study suggests. When mothers in a neonatal intensive...
  • South Side development was on a roll — until recession

    South Side development was on a roll — until recession
    A decade ago, the South Side reveled in a surge of development, with condos and town houses sprouting from some of its empty lots. But the recession, which stifled construction all over the city, hit the South Side the hardest, a Tribune analysis of...
  • Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014

    Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014
    It took drive and ambition for Sally Hunter Wiley to become one of the first female media directors at Chicago ad agency Leo Burnett, where she steered campaigns for clients such as McDonald's during her three-decade career. Mrs. Wiley didn't slow...
  • Rick Perry calls indictment politically motivated

    Rick Perry calls indictment politically motivated
    Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Saturday an indictment against him for abuse of power was a political move that he intends to fight. Perry was indicted on Friday by a grand jury in Travis County,...
  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight. Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
  • Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off

    Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off
    Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
  • What is the FDA smoking?

    How much does the health benefit of giving up cigarettes outweigh the lost pleasure of smoking? Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration proposed rules to control e-cigarettes along with tobacco products. Under federal law, the FDA is required to...