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  • 3 questions: Where Laguna council and school board candidates stand on the issues

    Laguna Beach City Council Two incumbents and five challengers are running for three spots on the five-member council. The Coastline Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one realistic, financially prudent step the city can...
  • Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races

    Taxes, jobs top concerns in DuPage County Board races
    Taxes, bloated government and jobs are the hot-button issues for most candidates seeking contested seats on the DuPage County Board. While incumbent board members tout the county's cost controls and budget discipline, no one can deny that DuPage...
  • Report: Sears to close stores, lay off about 5,500

    Sears Holdings Corp is shuttering more than 100 stores and laying off at least 5,457 employees, investor website Seeking Alpha reported on Thursday, indicating the struggling retailer may be stepping up store closures. Sears said in August it had closed...
  • Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings

    Sears disputes report of layoffs, store closings
    A published report Thursday said Sears Holdings is laying off about 6,000 workers as it closes 110 stores within the next few months, many before Christmas, according to Seeking Alpha, a content service for financial markets. Hoffman Estates-based Sears...
  • UBS Hires Broker For 'Iconic' Stamford Office Tower

    UBS Hires Broker For 'Iconic' Stamford Office Tower
    The latest in a long trail of hints that its time in Stamford might be limited, Swiss banking giant UBS has hired a brokerage consultant to determine interest in its 725,000-square-foot office buildings in the city. The financial services company has...
  • Chapter 11: The Digital Age Takes Hold Post 9/11

    Chapter 11: The Digital Age Takes Hold Post 9/11
    On a clear September morning in 2001, the world changed. The 9/11 terror attacks in New York and Washington changed the way that America looked at safety, security and its role in the world. As the first of the two World Trade Center towers fell, and...
  • Kmart to close Wabash Avenue store

    Kmart to close Wabash Avenue store
    Kmart plans to close its Wabash Avenue store in Baltimore by early December, laying off more than 100 employees as the company works to improve its financial performance, according to a notice submitted to the state last week. Representatives of Klein...
  • Activist investor Dan Loeb sells stake in Sony Corp.

    More than a year after questioning Sony Corp.'s management approach and sharply criticizing its film and television studio for a handful of box-office flops, activist investor Dan Loeb has sold his shares in the Tokyo-based company. Loeb's hedge fund,...
  • Tribune Publishing may buy Sun-Times suburban papers

    Tribune Publishing may buy Sun-Times suburban papers
    Tribune Publishing, parent of the Chicago Tribune, is reportedly looking at acquiring all of the Sun-Times Media suburban properties, including six daily and 32 weekly newspapers, according to sources. Such an acquisition would leave just the Chicago...
  • Kmart in Winter Springs closes, lays off 69

    Kmart in Winter Springs closes, lays off 69
    Kmart is closing its Winter Springs store, 1425 Tuskawilla Road, and laying off 69 employees. Company spokesman Howard Riefs said in an email the store would remain open through the Christmas holiday, and close in mid-January. A liquidation sale will...
  • Virginian-Pilot layoffs will reduce its newsroom staff from 137 to about 105

    Virginian-Pilot layoffs will reduce its newsroom staff from 137 to about 105
    The Virginian-Pilot reported Friday that, through layoffs and attrition, its newsroom will be reduced from 137 to about 105 employees by the end of the year. This most recent cut will leave the newsroom with less than half of the 248 employees it had in...