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  • 15 million reasons for Hopkins fight [Commentary]

    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated from an earlier version to reflect developments.  On Friday, I and 2,000 of my co-workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital were scheduled to go on strike for the second time in two months. It's not a step we wanted to...
  • Marian Gaborik finds comfort zone, re-signs with Kings for seven years

    The NHL playoffs were a win-win for Marian Gaborik. He helped spark the Kings to the Stanley Cup with a league-best 14 playoff goals and also established his value as he headed toward free agency. Exactly what he would have been worth on the open market...
  • A finding of desertion might cost Sgt. Bergdahl his back pay

    WASHINGTON Army officials said Wednesday that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl might have to pay back the Pentagon wages he accrued during nearly five years of Taliban captivity if an investigation finds that he deserted his outpost in Afghanistan before his 2009...
  • Former minor leaguer fights for better conditions for players

    COLUMBIA, Mo. In 2006, Garrett Broshuis was in his third year of professional baseball, pitching for the Connecticut Defenders in Norwich, Conn., a Double A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, the organization that chose the Mizzou righthander in the...
  • As Obama calls meeting on families, federal government lags on paid parental leave

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration criticizes the lack of paid parental leave in the United States, saying that changing family dynamics require modified policies. Yet most of the federal government offers its employees virtually no paid parental leave....
  • Private foster care troubles in California lead to new scrutiny

    Private foster care troubles in California lead to new scrutiny
    County auditors looking into one of Los Angeles' biggest foster care agencies in 2003 uncovered $445,000 in ineligible or unsupported spending. Auditors found $234,000 in wages with no supporting documents to verify the hours worked, up to $29,000 in...
  • Raising deputy salaries: Smart move for community to stay strong

    The value of property nearly everywhere in Lake County has turned around, and that means governments shouldn't be in such deep panic mode as they contemplate budgets this year. Well, theoretically, at least. As budget season unfolds, this column will...
  • Most with Obamacare were previously uninsured, new survey finds

    About 4.5 million of the 8 million Americans who signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by the new federal healthcare law did not previously have insurance, according to a national survey that provides the most detailed look to date at who...
  • Reihan Salam: What would actually happen if tea partiers ran the country?

    What exactly does the tea party movement want? Other than bringing three-cornered hats, powdered wigs and knee breeches back in style, that is. If every Republican squish in Congress were booted out of office and replaced by a doughty defender of our...
  • Deal with pharmaceutical firm could bring 250 high-wage jobs to Lake Mary

    As many as 250 high-paying jobs may be coming to Lake Mary as Seminole County and city leaders consider a deal that would grant a New York-based pharmaceutical company up to $500,000 in incentives to move its headquarters to the area. According to city...
  • Young adults healthier after passage of Obamacare, study finds

    Young adults healthier after passage of Obamacare, study finds
    Expanding the number of young adults with health insurance appears to have improved their health and saved them money, according to a new study that is among the first to measure the effect of the healthcare law that President Obama signed four years ago....