| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:30 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- The sex scandal at Miramonte Elementary school has prompted the L.A. Unified School District to revise its curriculum, removing lessons involving blindfolding students.
Part of the new fourth grade reading curriculum...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 11:54 AM
When wealthy developer Monty Blakeman died in April, his heirs knew they would inherit his multimillion-dollar estate.
What they didn't know was that the state legislature on May 4 — only 11 days after Blakeman's death — would increase the...
| Jan 6, 2012
Hundreds of Medicare-eligible state retirees or their dependents called state officials in the past week to say that they did not receive new 2012 prescription cards that would enable them to obtain medications they need – and the Office of the...
| Aug 14, 2012
The usual peek at SOME things I'm looking into for Sunday's Retail Watch column. Deli -- New eatery opened at former Cafe Central space in downtown Allentown. Taste of Soul -- New soul food restaurant in downtown Allentown. Cottage Spice Co. --...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:37 AM
A federal judge in the District of Columbia ruled Tuesday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration can stop two Sanford CVS stores from selling controlled substances, but an appeals court on Wednesday blocked that move.
The measures are the latest...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:29 PM
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration filed legal documents Friday detailing why it wants to block two Sanford CVS stores from selling controlled substances — a measure, federal officials have said, that is part of the agency's efforts to...
| Jun 4, 2011
Targeting companies you want to work for can be an effective job-search strategy, particularly if you make connections with people who already work there. But which companies should you target?
While it's smart to approach your dream company about a...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday banned a Walgreens distribution center in Jupiter from dispensing controlled substances to its pharmacies in Florida and the East Coast, saying the business constituted an "imminent danger" to the public....
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Chicago's largest operator of assisted living homes for the poor was looking to grow its business when it decided to add a new member to its legal team: the law firm of House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Within months of that decision, the most powerful...
| Oct 23, 2011
Celebrity clothing brands have become a ubiquitous force in fashion, but this wasn't always the case. A decade ago, attaching a famous name to a mass-market brand was still fairly rare and was seen by some as a last alternative when movie scripts and TV...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:15 PM
At a time when you can receive a flu shot, eye glasses and wart removal during a quick trip to the drugstore, it's no surprise that you can now get a pair of orthotics too.
Orthotics kiosks are popping up at pharmacies throughout the country —...