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  • Is it war or just politics in Springfield?

    Is it war or just politics in Springfield?
    It sure sounded like Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, were talking about going to the mattresses, as family soldiers in "The Godfather" referred to it. When I suggested the Democrats in the state...
  • Steel Dynamics idles 2 Iron Range operations, cuts 200 jobs

    More layoffs were announced Tuesday on northern Minnesota's Iron Range, this time at Mesabi Nugget in Hoyt Lakes and Mining Resources in Chisholm. Their Fort Wayne, Indiana-based parent company, Steel Dynamics Inc., said in a statement that the...
  • Courts streamline services, cut redundancies under new law

    A decline in the number of misdemeanor cases filed is prompting an Indiana court to reorganize its staff and cut its payroll. Tippecanoe County Court Services will cut four of its seven existing full-time staff positions this summer as part of a...
  • Teacher layoffs stir uproar in Lake Station

    Teacher layoffs stir uproar in Lake Station
    A looming $1.1 million budget deficit is sending shock waves through this small school district, reeling from the possible layoffs of a quarter of its Edison Junior-Senior High School teaching staff. A dozen teachers, including nine at the high school,...
  • Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt US economy

    If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn't worked out that way. The economy is thought to have shrunk in the January-March quarter and may barely...
  • BlackBerry lays off unspecified number of employees globally

    BlackBerry says it is laying off an unspecified number of employees globally as it makes changes to the operations responsible for making its smartphones. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said in a statement Saturday that the job cuts will affect...
  • California jobless rate falls to 6.3% in April; employers add 29,500 jobs

    California jobless rate falls to 6.3% in April; employers add 29,500 jobs
    The California unemployment rate slid to 6.3% in April -- its lowest level in seven years -- and employers in the state added 29,500 nonfarm payroll jobs. The uptick is slightly smaller than in March, which saw a revised 40,500 new jobs, according to...
  • Illinois manufacturers bet on trade deal to grow exports

    Illinois manufacturers bet on trade deal to grow exports
    Illinois manufacturers are betting that a free trade area deal pushed by President Barack Obama will help grow their export sales to Southeast Asian economies. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is expected to bolster access to new markets and reduce...
  • Darden lays off employees at Orlando headquarters

    Orlando-based Darden Restaurants will lay off 30 workers at its headquarters. The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1IvC6V7 ) reports notices went out to employees on Monday. Darden is the parent company of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse. Company...
  • Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far

    Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far
    In the months leading up to the showdown unfolding at the Capitol, Gov. Bruce Rauner spent much of his time touring Illinois, trying to create a groundswell of support for the pro-business wish list he hopes to push through a legislature run by...
  • Jobless aid applications up, but from very low level

    Jobless aid applications up, but from very low level
    More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications remains at a historically low level that is consistent with a healthy job market. Weekly applications increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 274,000, the Labor...