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  • Bad attitudes can sap workers' energy and productivity

    Jerks at work don't just get under your skin, they damage your job performance and ultimately hurt the bottom line. Gretchen Spreitzer, a business professor at the University of Michigan, said her research shows difficult co-workers actually "de-...
  • BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree
    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seem unlikely friends. Though both grew up in New York City and graduated from Ivy League law schools, Scalia went on to become a lawyer in the Nixon administration and a founder of the conservative...
  • APNewsBreak: State cops looking at teen's murder conviction

    Prosecutors have turned to Michigan State Police for help as two law schools try to overturn the conviction of a young Detroit man who was 15 years old when he pleaded guilty to killing four people. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy for years has...
  • Financier shifts his expertise to leisure clothing with Public Rec

    Financier shifts his expertise to leisure clothing with Public Rec
    When Zach Goldstein was working in the corporate world, every workday required business or business-casual attire, neither which he found comfortable. "Coming home from work, the first thing I'd do is put on lounge-wear type clothes – shorts or...
  • What will Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling mean for Illinois?

    What will Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling mean for Illinois?
    At stake in a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected this month are federal subsidies that help more than 200,000 Illinoisans pay for health insurance. If the court eliminates the subsidies, upholding the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act,...
  • How the human condition limits the power of technology

    In thinking about social change, a lot depends on choosing the right metaphor. I once saw society as a machine whose problems could be fixed with engineering. But after many years of trying that approach, I've concluded that I was wrong. We would do...
  • Frederick Konopik Jr.

    Frederick Konopik Jr.
    Frederick Joseph "Fritz" Konopik Jr., the retired general manager of Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard, died of complication from liver disease June 2 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 85 and lived in Linthicum. Born at his parents' home on Locust...
  • Robert I. Hiller, community development leader

    Robert I. Hiller, community development leader
    Robert I. Hiller, a nonprofit leader who helped develop community fundraising strategies and was active in the Soviet Jewry movement, died May 27 at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., of congestive heart failure. He was 93. "Bob Hiller was a giant in the...
  • NHTSA taking action to improve auto safety issues

    DETROIT The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is taking actions to make sure it is a better watchdog following a series of high-profile recalls that have tarnished the reputation of the auto industry as a whole. At a press conference...
  • Ford CEO Mark Fields touts auto innovations

    PALO ALTO, Calif. Ford may have been relatively late to set up shop in Silicon Valley, but the company is no stranger to innovation. That was part of the message company CEO Mark Fields wanted to deliver when he and other members of Ford's top brass...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold 5K run/walk GRISWOLD – The Griswold Booster Club and the Griswold Bicentennial Committee will be hold a 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 13, in celebration of Griswold's Bicentennial, with proceeds going to Griswold Public School Athletics...