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  • Commissioner warns of regional overdevelopment

    Commissioner warns of regional overdevelopment
    As Winter Park ‘s government begins looking at new residential apartment projects, City Commissioner Carolyn Cooper is hoping that the discussion eventually spurs a large debate – and not just in Winter Park – about whether the Orlando...
  • Obama has done little to help African-Americans

    Obama has done little to help African-Americans
    Addressing the nation last Thursday, President Obama sought to justify his misreading of the Constitution by unilaterally granting legal protection to 5 million illegal immigrants. In this, he reminded me of what Richard Nixon told David Frost in a 1977...
  • Obama's immigration policy: How about putting Americans first?

    Addressing the nation last Thursday, President Obama sought to justify his misreading of the Constitution by unilaterally granting legal protection to 5 million illegal immigrants. In this, he reminded me of what Richard Nixon told David Frost in a 1977...
  • Allergan sale to Actavis thwarts takeover attempt by Valeant

    Botox maker Allergan Inc., an Irvine company that started as a purveyor of eye drops and grew into one of the most respected pharmaceutical companies in the country, agreed to be acquired by Irish firm Actavis for $66 billion. The deal thwarts a...
  • About two-thirds of Americans are limiting spending, survey finds

    Americans are feeling better about their finances than at any time since the Great Recession of 2007-09, but that doesn't mean they are ready to go on a spending spree. Despite a sharp decline in layoffs since the recession and progress paying down their...
  • After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees

    After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees
    In Anne Arundel County, the property tax is on the chopping block. In Howard and Harford counties, the stormwater management fee — derided as the "rain tax" — is being targeted. Even in cash-strapped Baltimore — where a Republican...
  • 11/15: 30-word rant

    11/15: 30-word rant
    The U.S. Congress is dysfunctional; yet constituents keep sending lawmakers back. Ergo the voters are also dysfunctional. The result is the perpetuation of a government that works against the voters' own best interests. The nation's unemployment rate is...
  • Metra approves fare increase

    Metra approves fare increase
    Metra's board Friday unanimously approved a fare hike averaging nearly 11 percent starting in February, but not without a note of dissent over the size of the increase. That challenge was withdrawn, however, when Chairman Martin Oberman directed Metra'...
  • Movie Theater Provides Jobs And Hope For Adults With Disabilities

    Movie Theater Provides Jobs And Hope For Adults With Disabilities
    When Kris Mann steps-up to the podium to welcome a packed house to the Prospector Theater in Ridgefield, he speaks with a strong, clear voice. "Right now, I'm an usher, ushering people to their seats, " says this 32-year-old with Down syndrome, now...
  • Frustrating Job Search? This Lawmaker Can Relate

    Frustrating Job Search? This Lawmaker Can Relate
    WATERBURY¬†— State Rep. Larry Butler didn't intend to bare his soul when he got up to speak at the Platform to Employment graduation in October. But his voice filled with emotion as he told the job seekers he knows how hard it is to tell your...
  • Jobless rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank edged up last month with construction and specialty trade contractors reporting the most cutbacks across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank...