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  • Peabody to cut 250 corporate and regional jobs

    ST. LOUIS Peabody Energy will cut 250 corporate and regional employees in an effort to trim costs during a coal industry downturn that shows no signs of letting up. At its downtown St. Louis headquarters, where the company employs 425 people, 50 jobs...
  • Utility rate cut proposal emerges as alternative to property tax cut

    Utility rate cut proposal emerges as alternative to property tax cut
    To cut utility rates or lower property taxes? Anne Arundel County officials haven't decided yet, but a 5 percent water and sewer rate cut pitched Friday by County Auditor Teresa Sutherland could reduce utility bills for residents about $31 a year....
  • Pete Smith: With Anne Arundel's budget, striking the right balance is crucial

     Pete Smith: With Anne Arundel's budget, striking the right balance is crucial
    The 45 days following May 1 of each year are the most important span in the life of a county councilman — when the county executive proposes a budget and the council, the elected legislative and fiscal authority for Anne Arundel County,...
  • PA overtime costs hit two-decade record last year

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania state workers racked up nearly $227 million in overtime last year, a two-decade record high, a Sunday Times analysis of state payroll records found. Overtime surged: •To offset a loss of state workers. •To...
  • Fewer students enrolling at western NC community colleges

    An improving economy and a dwindling unemployment rate have led to a decline in enrollment at community colleges in western North Carolina, school officials said. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1KRJz1y) Asheville-Buncombe...
  • City businesses come to workshop for help with damages, lost revenue after rioting

    City businesses come to workshop for help with damages, lost revenue after rioting
    A steady stream of customers has returned to Joe Squared's North Avenue location for his made-from-scratch pizzas and live music. But at the company's second location at Power Plant Live, business remains slow since the rioting and unrest last month...
  • Support staff turnover puts agency for disabled at risk

    When Barbara Jackson's mom unexpectedly passed away in 2011, she became the caretaker for her twin sister Ann. Ann's disabilities require someone to be with her at all times. By caring for her sister, Jackson found a harmonious pairing of her...
  • Unemployment aid applications drop to 276,000

    Unemployment aid applications drop to 276,000
    Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign that job cuts remain low as employers are confident enough in the business outlook to hold onto their staffs. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment aid dropped 8,000 to a...
  • Timeline: How the A-Treat deal went south

    Timeline: How the A-Treat deal went south
    When century-old Allentown soft drink manufacturer A-Treat abruptly closed Jan. 23, there was immediate hope the company's classic soda brands could soon return to store shelves through a deal with a potential buyer. The future seemed promising until this...
  • Chicago Tribune reduces staff in cost-cutting move

    Chicago Tribune reduces staff in cost-cutting move
    The Chicago Tribune is eliminating about two dozen positions, including 10 in the newsroom, in a cost-savings measure, sources said. Notice of the layoffs began Wednesday. A Chicago Tribune spokesman would not confirm the number of layoffs but said the...
  • U.S. business hiring picks up in May

    U.S. business hiring picks up in May
    U.S. companies stepped up hiring in May, a private survey found, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy even after it contracted at the start of the year. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 201,000 jobs last...