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  • Hogan, Frosh could clash in new roles

    Hogan, Frosh could clash in new roles
    Next month brings Maryland a new chief executive and a new top lawyer who differ sharply on important issues — particularly how to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. They've also clashed personally in the past. As they prepare to meet Friday, Gov.-...
  • PepsiCo cutting jobs in Chicago

    PepsiCo has started cutting jobs in Chicago, the latest step in a long-running effort to trim costs as demand softens for some of its soft drinks and snacks. The eliminated positions come from a variety of levels and appear to account for a sizable...
  • SeaWorld CEO stepping aside as company announces layoffs

    SeaWorld CEO stepping aside as company announces layoffs
    With its stock price suffering and attendance dropping, SeaWorld announced Thursday that CEO and President Jim Atchison is stepping down and it is laying off employees. A company spokesman would not say whether the board asked for Atchison's...
  • The world still needs its dictionaries, but how we define them is changing

    The world still needs its dictionaries, but how we define them is changing
    At a recent dinner party I brought up the subject of dictionaries, drawing a sharp and immediate response: "Dictionary?" said a friend, "Who needs a dictionary? If I need a word I just look it up on my phone." What he meant was "who needs a printed...
  • Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets

    Economy sluggish, jurisdictions look to cut budgets
    Government workers in Harford County are being encouraged to take early retirement. In Howard County, departments have been told to cut costs by 5 percent. Baltimore City officials are preparing to close a $15 million shortfall. Midway through the...
  • Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red

     Cupich takes on an archdiocese in the red
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich inherited a church last month that has operated in the red for many years and is tens of millions of dollars in debt. But the Archdiocese's financial picture is on the rebound, driven in large part by the improving health...
  • Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs

    Navistar closing Indianapolis facility, cutting 180 jobs
    Navistar International said Monday it plans to close its foundry operations in Indianapolis in summer 2015. Navistar said it will eliminate 180 jobs and expects to reduce costs by $13 million annually. The foundry produces engine blocks and heads...
  • Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover

    Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover
    The soon-to-be owner of Irvine-based Allergan Inc. announced sweeping leadership changes that pass over many current executives including the Botox maker's CEO. Irish pharmaceutical giant Actavis expects to finalize its $66-billion acquisition in the...
  • Avon School Board OKs Budget That Increases Spending 1.72%

    AVON — The school board has adopted a $52.8 million budget for the upcoming school year that represents a spending increase of about 1.72 percent from this year's level. The board on Tuesday adopted the budget propposed by Superintendent Gary...
  • Caterpillar cutting 200 jobs at Decatur, East Peoria plants

    Caterpillar cutting 200 jobs at Decatur, East Peoria plants
    Peoria-based Caterpillar said Wednesday it is laying off 200 workers at its Decatur and East Peoria facilities beginning Jan. 19. "Products built in these locations are used in the mining industry, which continues to witness weak market conditions," the...
  • Pratt & Whitney Will Furlough Workers In 2015 As Profits Decline

    Pratt & Whitney Will Furlough Workers In 2015 As Profits Decline
    Facing continuing financial challenges as it rolls out new commercial and military engines, Pratt & Whitney will furlough thousands of salaried workers for seven days next year to control costs. The engine maker's vice president of human resources said...