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  • Small town rallies around beloved leader facing cancer

     Small town rallies around beloved leader facing cancer
    As neighboring suburbs have swelled with new subdivisions, fast-food chains and traffic just a few miles down the road, this tiny community of 488 people has fought to stay the way it has been for decades. Residents identify each other by which historic...
  • City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings

    City Council members shocked by schools deficit, plan hearings
    City Council members expressed shock Wednesday that the Baltimore school system has run up a deficit of more than $60 million — even before $35 million in proposed state budget cuts. Members said they were largely kept in the dark about the...
  • Employment in California's oil towns suffers as prices plunge

    Employment in California's oil towns suffers as prices plunge
    Many Californians cheer the rapid fall of gasoline prices. They’re taking extra vacations or padding their savings accounts. Businesses are cutting transportation and production costs, pocketing more profit in the process. But for those who rely...
  • Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump to nine-month high

    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump to nine-month high
    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped to a nine-month high last week, an indication that severe winter weather could be putting a temporary freeze on the labor market's recovery. About 320,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits...
  • Speak Out: 'I know why conservatives love Fox News'

    State workers who do not wish to belong to a labor union should be reduced to the minimum wage and no wage increases. There is no mechanism for a state supervisor to give raises to an individual hard-working employee. Scott Reeder and Bruce Rauner are...
  • Target plans $2 billion in cuts, layoffs looming

    Target plans $2 billion in cuts, layoffs looming
    Target is cutting several thousand jobs as part of a plan to eliminate $2 billion in costs over the next two years. The goal: to make the Minneapolis-based discounter more agile to compete in an increasingly competitive landscape and appeal to...
  • Matteson to avoid employee layoffs, for now

    Matteson to avoid employee layoffs, for now
    Police and fire union leaders are responding skeptically to the Matteson Village Board's decision Monday night to not lay off employees, including police and firefighters, at least for now, in reducing the village's large budget deficit. After a 45-...
  • City schools face $60 million deficit even without state cuts

    City schools face $60 million deficit even without state cuts
    Even before proposed state budget cuts, Baltimore City schools face a shortfall next year of more than $60 million — and officials are considering layoffs as one option for resolving the problem. Schools CEO Gregory Thornton was in Annapolis on...
  • Lake Forest, Lake Bluff brace for proposed Rauner budget cuts

    Lake Forest, Lake Bluff brace for proposed Rauner budget cuts
    It's been about two weeks since Governor Bruce Rauner called for a drastic cut in the amount of income tax revenue municipalities receive from the state. While the negotiating process is just beginning, Rauner's proposal has Lake Forest and Lake Bluff...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs

    DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs
    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...
  • Hey, GOP: Using Carly Fiorina to attack Hillary Clinton could backfire

    Hey, GOP: Using Carly Fiorina to attack Hillary Clinton could backfire
    After watching some of the speeches delivered by would-be Republican presidential contenders over the weekend at Iowa Rep. Steve King’s conservative confab in Des Moines, I got to wondering how long it will take Republicans to field a female...