The U.S. Treasury on Friday rejected the Central States Pension Fund’s bid to avoid collapse by slashing thousands of retired Teamsters’ monthly checks, many by half or more. His decision means no cuts are coming but the pension fund remains on path to failure in 10 years or less.
U.S. Bancorp said it’s cooperating with federal prosecutors in an investigation of Scott Tucker, a Ferrari-racing payday loan mogul who was indicted in February and accused of running his business as a racketeering enterprise that exploited poor people.
Carolyn Maloney, ranking member of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, released a Mother’s Day statement about the contribution of working mothers to their household income and to the national economy.
Fast-food and fast-casual rivals have been winning market share from casual-dining chains, which typically have slower service and are more expensive. McDonald’s Corp. has recently been successful attracting diners with its all-day breakfast and steep discounts, such as a two-for-$5 menu. More contemporary fast-casual chains also are hurting sales at sit-down restaurants.
Apartment living offers renters a lot of freedom, but it can also be costlier if you don’t follow the terms of the lease when it comes to subleasing arrangements, recovering damage deposits and doing a final walk-through of the apartment with the manager.
Berbiglia’s Roost plans a July opening at 8725 Metcalf Ave. It will specialize in fried chicken and barbecue but also offer such comfort foods as slow roasted pot roast, Salisbury steak and fried fruit pies. Fuddruckers and Pacific Buffet Sushi Steak & Grill had formerly operated in the spot.
The Prairie Village Planning Commission approved a final development plan at its March 1 meeting, but architect Rick Jones made an informal appearance this week to show commissioners the latest decorative tweaks his firm had made to the 286,000-square-foot central complex.
City council members have spirited debate about the business and the permit process, with some angry over noise violations and other issues while others express frustration about unrealistic burdens put on the operation.
Donald Trump will go to trial in a class-action lawsuit against him and his now-defunct Trump University after the presidential election but before the inauguration, setting the stage for a president-elect to take the witness stand if he wins the White House.
Amtrak passenger trains could be rolling into the state's largest city in about four years after the final upgrade is completed on a 75-mile stretch of track between Rutland and Burlington, transportation officials said Friday.