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  • End terrible service at the IRS

    End terrible service at the IRS
    Let's face it. Most Americans aren't thrilled with the idea of paying taxes and don't embrace the federal agency responsible for collecting their dough — the Internal Revenue Service. So when Congress cuts or freezes the IRS' budget, many...
  • Commissioners to fund several agency requests

    Commissioners to fund several agency requests
    The Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted to use the county's surplus to fund more than $1.3 million for the recent board-approved drug enforcement program and self-contained breathing apparatus for eight volunteer fire companies but has yet to find...
  • State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part

    State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part
    One of the only things the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has decided for next year is the price students will pay. And the cost will be high: 4.8 percent more tuition, fewer professional staff members, potentially fewer courses and...
  • Long lines, daunting waits frustrate taxpayers needing help

    Long lines, daunting waits frustrate taxpayers needing help
    With Wednesday's filing deadline bearing down, some frustrated taxpayers are driving 48 miles from one overwhelmed IRS office in Plantation to another in West Palm Beach hoping to find someone who can help them complete their income-tax forms. Most...
  • Water rationing cut of 15% in SoCal could bring higher bills

    Water rationing cut of 15% in SoCal could bring higher bills
    Southern California’s water wholesaler Tuesday is poised to impose a 15% cut in water deliveries to local cities and water districts, a move that would bolster Gov. Jerry Brown’s aggressive statewide conservation effort in the fourth year of...
  • Frac sand industry feels the effects of low oil prices, less drilling

    MINNEAPOLIS Low oil prices and reduced drilling in shale regions like North Dakota are hurting the once fast-growing frac sand industry, slashing demand and forcing price cuts that have led some players to reduce jobs. U.S. sand mines, including 63 in...
  • Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment

    Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment
    Like many baby boomers looking for steady work, Rafael Martinez has been stuck in his own personal recession. Reverberations from the economic crash wiped out his career as a high-earning salesman. Since then, he has endured long spells of...
  • Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard

    Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard
    Money's still tight for schools years after the Great Recession — and with state support for schools barely at pre-recession levels, despite a 9 percent rise in state government revenue since then, the bite is felt most deeply in classrooms. On...
  • Ex-Official Says Criticizing AG Jepsen, A Malloy Ally, Got Her Fired

    Ex-Official Says Criticizing AG Jepsen, A Malloy Ally, Got Her Fired
    Longtime state labor relations chief Linda J. Yelmini says that her abrupt firing, two weeks after the Nov. 4 election, was a delayed retaliation for her public criticism nine months earlier of Attorney General George Jepsen, a friend and political ally...
  • Applications for US jobless aid rise but still at low level

    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications for jobless aid overall remain low — a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month. Weekly applications rose 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000, the Labor Department...
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000
    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week. Yet even with the increase, applications for jobless aid remain low, a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month. Weekly applications rose 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000, the Labor...