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  • Local government gets millions back from tax cheats

    Millions of dollars collected from Cook County property owners who illegally claimed exemptions for more than one home are being redistributed to local governments, according to a spokesman for county Assessor Joseph Berrios. The assessor's office sought...
  • Hit over foreign fundraising, Clinton Foundation re-avows vigilance

    WASHINGTON The Clinton Foundation will take steps to manage contributions from foreign governments and other entities if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chooses to run for office, it said Thursday, amid incoming fire over the issue from...
  • Brothers ages 7 and 9 launch company selling socks designed by kids

    MIAMI Ever since he was a baby, Sebastian Martinez loved socks. He collected socks of all kinds, with different colors, patterns and styles. About two years ago, his mother, Rachel Martinez, asked him if he wanted to design his own. "He was so excited...
  • People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees

    People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees
    Promotions, hires and recognition at South Florida employers. Education Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell, who was first introduced to Palm Beach State College as a student participant in a summer program more than two decades ago, has been named dean of...
  • Foreign cash pours into Clinton family foundation

    WASHINGTON More than 40 percent of the top donors to the Clinton family foundation are based in foreign countries, which could lead to conflict-of-interest questions for Hillary Clinton as she prepares to launch her campaign for the 2016 Democratic...
  • Salvation Army red kettles collect $2 million

    The Salvation Army says its red kettle campaign collected more than $2 million in donations in northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana during the holidays. In a news release, the charity said Tuesday it achieved its Christmas campaign goal and...
  • HPHS runners finish 24-hour relay to cheers, high-fives

    HPHS runners finish 24-hour relay to cheers, high-fives
    Highland Park High School junior Joe Pinsky isn't used to pulling all-nighters, so his final laps around the school's indoor track on Saturday morning, Feb. 14, felt a bit surreal. Like dozens of other runners, Pinsky had been up all night cheering on...
  • APNewsBreak: Armstrong to ride in Livestrong event

    Lance Armstrong is getting back on his bike, this time to raise money for the charity he founded and was later pressured to leave. Armstrong has set up a fundraising team for the Livestrong Challenge ride in Austin in October. It will be his first return...
  • Who are America's most generous philanthropists?

    Who are America's most generous philanthropists?
    If you're the CEO of a charitable foundation or nonprofit organization, we have a little advice for you: Be very, very nice to young tech-industry entrepreneurs. As a group, they're quickly become the biggest force in philanthropy. This week, the latest...
  • Retired banker speeds up connection between funds and Alzheimer's research

    PITTSBURGH As a banker, Jeffrey Morby soared to the top with jobs running international operations for the Bank of Boston and later for Mellon Bank, then based in Pittsburgh and from which he retired as vice chairman in 1996. But the demands of his full-...
  • Please don't leave! Connecticut tax agency keeps close watch on state's super-rich

    If you're a billionaire living in Connecticut, chances are the tax department is keeping an eye on you. In a state home to some of the richest Americans, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them — or, more accurately, keep the billions of...