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Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Jul. 27, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

Arlington Heights Daily Herald. July 26, 2021. Editorial: The need to diversify Illinois teachers If you are a family of color living in the suburbs, it’s unlikely that your child’s teacher looks like you. That’s because...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jul. 07, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

(Charleston) Post and Courier. July 5, 2021. Editorial: South Carolina needs a Juneteenth holiday, but not a 14th holiday Some calendars call today Independence Day observed. Of course, no one observes Independence Day today in the sense of shooting...

Liz Weston: Should you save less for retirement?

Jun. 14, 2021 07:01 AM EDT

Gwen Merz was fresh out of college in 2014, working an information technology job she hated, when she decided early retirement was the answer. She socked away every dollar she could, saving as much as 70% of her income so that she could quit when she was 35. Now 30, Merz...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

May. 12, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

(Charleston) Post and Courier. May 10, 2021. Editorial: SC shouldn’t subsidize open carry, but Senate had one good idea about guns A week of debate in the Senate didn’t produce a good reason for South Carolina to let people carry handguns openly...

Former financial advisor gets 13 years for bilking investors

May. 05, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A former financial advisor from Chicago has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for swindling investors out of more than $5 million and using it for plane tickets, luxury hotel stays and other indulgences. Darayl Davis, 48, was sentenced Monday by a...