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  • Deal could end labor strife in Park Ridge

     Deal could end labor strife in Park Ridge
    A novel-for-Park Ridge labor agreement with some of its public works employees that shifts a portion of their health insurance costs from the city to their union was narrowly approved Monday, but faces a potential mayoral veto. Under the deal, 28...
  • In survey, Park Ridge residents say town is safe

    In survey, Park Ridge residents say town is safe
    Park Ridge residents give their city high marks for being a safe place, but many say they still feel the recent recession's ill effects and several report they don't know where to turn for help with human services. Those are among the results of the...
  • Obamacare enrollment nears 1.4 million in California exchange

    Obamacare enrollment nears 1.4 million in California exchange
    Covered California signed up more than 200,000 consumers for Obamacare coverage after extending its enrollment deadline by two weeks, bringing the statewide total to nearly 1.4 million people. The health insurance exchange gave people until Tuesday to...
  • Wal-Mart, amid weak earnings and storms, to focus on smaller stores

    If Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter earnings were any indication, the economy could use some shaping up. The Bentonville, Ark., giant, the largest retailer in the world, said its profit for the three-month period ended Jan. 31, plunged 21%...
  • Health premiums projected to rise for many small firms under Obamacare

    Health premiums projected to rise for many small firms under Obamacare
    A new federal report estimates that 65% of small firms will pay more for employee health insurance as a result of the federal healthcare law while the remaining 35% will see premiums drop. Those increased healthcare costs will probably be passed on to...
  • Survey: Kaiser leads in customer satisfaction, Blue Shield ranks last

    Survey: Kaiser leads in customer satisfaction, Blue Shield ranks last
    For the seventh consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente ranked highest in customer satisfaction for health insurance among California policyholders, according to ratings firm J.D. Power & Associates. But two other major rivals -- Blue Shield of California...
  • Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales

    Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales
    Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.  CVS Caremark...
  • Lake Zurich considers utility tax

    Lake Zurich considers utility tax
    Lake Zurich residents may pay more for utilities next year if trustees vote to add a utility tax to help close a $1.6 million budget deficit. The 5 percent tax on gas and electricity would produce an additional $1.2 million in revenue and cost the...
  • D203 weighs tax collection

     D203 weighs tax collection
    A decision by Naperville District 203 on whether to collect $3.1 million in authorized taxes awaits a set of better numbers. The school board held off consideration of a 2013 debt service tax levy abatement at last week's board meeting. Board members...
  • Northbrook considers health club spot for community center

    Northbrook considers health club spot for community center
    The Northbrook Park District may be a step closer to creating a long-discussed community recreation center, which could happen with the potential multimillion-dollar purchase of another health club in town. The park district's Board of Commissioners...
  • Healthcare Foundation awards $2.5 million in grants

     Healthcare Foundation awards $2.5 million in grants
    The Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park recently awarded about $2.5 million in grants to community organizations, including a $50,000 grant for a Highland Park teen center that has struggled to find funding. Nova, a nonprofit that provided...