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  • DeVry to close some out-of-state campuses

    DeVry to close some out-of-state campuses
    DeVry Education Group will close 14 of its campuses outside the Chicago area as part of a turnaround plan. The closings are part of a restructuring announced Thursday, as the for-profit education company reported declines in fiscal third quarter net...
  • Unisys cutting 1,800 jobs amid quarterly loss, stock slide

    Unisys says it'll reduce its global workforce by about 8 percent after reporting a $43.2 million first-quarter loss and seeing its stock price lose a quarter of its value since the beginning of the year. The Blue Bell, Pennsylvania-based information...
  • Lehigh Valley school leaders press for fair and adequate state funding

    Lehigh Valley school leaders press for fair and adequate state funding
    For years, local school district officials have been complaining about the lack adequate funding from the state. At a forum Wednesday, citizens were urged to add their voices to those calling for change. The forum was organized by Education Voters of...
  • Ford to lay off 700 in Michigan, citing poor sales

    DETROIT Ford said it would lay off 700 workers at its plant in Wayne, Mich., to compensate for declining sales. Ford said it would cut a shift at the plant, where it makes the Ford Focus compact car and C-Max crossover. The decision affects 675 hourly...
  • US jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was little changed last week, evidence that employers are cutting few jobs. Weekly applications for jobless aid ticked up 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 295,000, the Labor Department said Thursday....
  • Park Ridge Library Board nixes pay raises for employees, cuts bonus pool

    Park Ridge Library Board nixes pay raises for employees, cuts bonus pool
    Employees of the Park Ridge Public Library will not be given pay raises this year, with roughly half expected to receive one-time "merit bonuses" of 2 percent or less under a plan approved by the library's Board of Trustees. The board on April 21...
  • Bentley: More than 1,000 state employees could lose jobs

    Alabama faces grim prospects unless it finds more revenue — including deep cuts to the courts, mental health services, benefits to poor children and the jobs of more than 1,000 state workers — Gov. Robert Bentley told lawmakers Tuesday. The...
  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: April 21 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on Manchin's decision to stay in Senate: Sen. Joe Manchin's Sunday announcement that he would not return to West Virginia and seek a third term as...
  • PAC targets lawmakers for road fund sweep

    PAC targets lawmakers for road fund sweep
    "How many must die in Illinois?" That's the frightening headline on a large, glossy mailer sent to people's homes throughout the state by a political action committee representing road builders. In a twist on the old "sky is falling" cry of Chicken...
  • Maryland lost 5,700 jobs in March

    Maryland lost 5,700 jobs in March
    Maryland employers shed about 5,700 jobs in March, a month when the nation experienced its weakest job growth since 2013, according to estimates released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The March losses followed seven consecutive months of...
  • Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slows

    Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose or were unchanged in...