| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a chief financial officer despite critics' claims the district is already spending too much money for administrator salaries and other expenses not directly tied to education.
William Eagan of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:11 PM
6 a.m. Tennis: Davis Cup quarterfinal: Great Britain at Italy.--Tennis Ch.
8:25 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Arsenal at Everton.--NBCSN
9 a.m. Cricket: World Twenty20 final (in Dhaka, Bangladesh).--ESPN2
9 a.m. Talk: Sports...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
McDonald's Corp. said it will soon offer free coffee at its U.S. restaurants for two weeks, as the world's largest restaurant chain tries to gain the attention of patrons amid a sales slump and as rivals step up their breakfast promotions.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Time Warner's Turner unit is radically changing the structure of its ad-sales staff, resulting in the elevation of one of its top sales executives and the departure of another from the company.
Donna Speciale, a Madison Avenue veteran who once advised...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. on Friday said Chief Executive Tony Vernon’s compensation rose to $9.19 million last year, as he received a bigger stock award based on the food maker's performance as a standalone company and his first full year at the helm....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Veteran food brands Oscar Mayer and Oreo are trying out some of the latest technology to get people the food they want, or just the enticing smell of it.
Oscar Mayer is going after bacon lovers with "Wake Up & Smell the Bacon," a new device that plugs...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Remember Lunchables? Those packs of Oscar Mayer meat, cheese and crackers you'd eat on the playground for lunch? Bonus points if your mom bought the one that came with a Capri Sun drink. Well, now Oscar Mayer is making a version for adults.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Kraft Foods is taking an artificial preservative out of some of its individually-wrapped Kraft Singles slices, the latest move by a major food seller to clean up its Iist of ingredients.
Kraft is removing sorbic acid from the American and White American...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:04 PM
It's not often you hear a first-grade class bark.
But on a recent visit to Lehigh Valley Academy charter school in Bethlehem, Stephanie Micci's students were doing just that.
"Woof, woof!" they said in unison as Micci read from a book about Biscuit,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Naperville Central senior Shannon Ryan generally had a forgettable night shooting the basketball, but she hit the most memorable shot of the night against Naperville North.
The Redhawks top scorer Thursday was held without a point in the first half, but...