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Michael Bloomberg

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  • Letter: Dollar signs are superseding consequences of pot legalization

    Shortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner told General Counsel Jason Barclay to move ahead on the authorization process to establish a list of growing and dispensary centers for medical marijuana. But even before Illinois' Medical...
  • NYC public school cellphone use goes into effect

    A longtime ban on cellphones in New York City public schools has been lifted. Mayor Bill de Blasio had promised to overturn the ban during his 2013 mayoral campaign. The city had announced in January that the ban would be lifted. The change was made...
  • Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election
    Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on the teachers union, leading campaigns to raise money for favored candidates. When those candidates won, the mayors...
  • NYC, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision suction ritual

    The city said Tuesday it has reached a tentative agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision. Health officials have linked 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000 to the ancient ritual of...
  • New York City, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision ritual

    New York City, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision ritual
    New York City on Tuesday reached a tentative agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision. Health officials have linked 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000 to the ancient ritual of...
  • Albert Hunt: Rebuilding crumbling infrastructure can't wait

    Albert Hunt: Rebuilding crumbling infrastructure can't wait
    If Washington were a rational place, a major measure to rebuild roads, bridges, ports and airports would be a slam-dunk. Few doubt the need. The U.S. has underinvested in infrastructure: It was ranked 12th in the World Economic Forum's Global...
  • Book offers business wisdom from Frank Perdue

    Book offers business wisdom from Frank Perdue
    Mitzi Perdue spent much of her marriage to chicken magnate Frank Perdue scribbling notes. At social gatherings, dinners and countless other occasions, the man who through TV commercials became the country's only famous chicken producer would talk and his...
  • As Office Space Shrinks, So Does Workers’ Privacy

    c.2015 New York Times News Service Dafna Sarnoff worked her way up to vice president at American Express and what she remembers as "a desirable office." Later she was hired by a financial services company — bigger salary, bigger office. Then, in...
  • Dietary guidelines panel suggests tax on sugary foods

    A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing back on the idea, saying the panel has overstepped its bounds. The panel'...
  • NYC, Orthodox Jews in talks over ritual after herpes cases

    With a swift swipe of his scalpel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn circumcises the baby boy, then leans down and sucks the blood from the wound as prayers in Hebrew fill the Brooklyn synagogue. The Orthodox Jewish tradition known as oral suction circumcision...
  • Oscar, Oscar ... where DOES one keep their Oscar?

    "I WILL never win an Oscar, and do you know why? First of all, because I'm not Jewish. Secondly, I make too much money for all those old farts in the Academy." -- Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood has won four Oscars and has redeemed himself for addressing...