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  • Singapore GDP shrinks in second-quarter, first fall in seven quarters

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's economy contracted in April-June for the first time in seven quarters, hit by a sharp drop in manufacturing activity, but economists said the weak reading was unlikely to alter the outlook for the city-state's tight...
  • Treasurer candidate says back to drawing board on Illinois pension reform

    Treasurer candidate says back to drawing board on Illinois pension reform
    Democratic state treasurer candidate Mike Frerichs says he thinks lawmakers should “go back to the drawing board” and start over on changes to public employee pension benefits following a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling.   Frerichs, a...
  • Special Report-How Italy became a submerging economy

    IVREA Italy (Reuters) - Economic decline takes many shapes. In the northern Italian town of Ivrea, it looks like the abandoned, overgrown tennis courts where the employees of electronics giant Olivetti SpA once played. In the 1980s, Ivrea was a...
  • My freedom march [Commentary]

    My freedom march [Commentary]
    Marching in an Independence Day Parade is not supposed to be a gut-wrenching experience, but for me last weekend in Philadelphia, it was. Don't get me wrong; I love playing my waist drum, in my waist-drum troupe. It's just that July 4th always triggers...
  • Attorney General's Office Talks To Access Health CT About Misplaced Backpack

    Officials from Attorney General George Jepsen's office visited Access Health CT this week to check on security procedures that were in place when a call-center worker took a backpack out of the building with a note pad that had customers' names, Social...
  • All should share burden of pension reform

    It is clear that if Illinois had paid its full share when scheduled, in the current market the pension system would be doing pretty well. In any case, the following is true: - Current workers should be paying more to help fix the Illinois pension...
  • Workers will bear burden of pension reform

    The pension "mess," "looming crisis," "disaster" or whatever else you want to call it, is only a "concern" because the people in charge let it happen by not making payments they were required to make over the years. This "crisis" was created intentionally...
  • Hearing Set For Berlin Senior Housing Plans

    BERLIN – The housing authority plans to build two apartment buildings for seniors on the former Knights of Columbus property, subject of a town zoning public hearing July 22 at town hall. A zone change is necessary to allow the authority to build...
  • Justin Amann: Charter school growth siphons resources from public schools

    Being a student leader has been both a blessing and a curse during my tenure in both the K-12 system as well as the post-secondary education world. It has opened my eyes to public education's balancing act of maintaining high-quality programs, paying...
  • PA state legislators earned Gov. Tom Corbett cuts and our scorn

    A friend sent me the following joke last week. It's mildly risque, so stop reading if you think you'll be offended. (I added that to ensure everyone will keep reading) A circus owner runs an ad for a lion tamer and two people show up. One is a retired...
  • Legal disputes over debt plan aired in Detroit bankruptcy case

    (Reuters) - Detroit could be on the fast track to complete the final, crucial phase of its historic bankruptcy case, as settlements with key creditors line up and city workers and retirees demonstrate overwhelming support for cost-saving retirement...