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Freedom of Information Act

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  • State Dept. files proposal to release Clinton emails

    The State Department on Tuesday filed a proposal to resume the release of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private account next month. The agency proposed in a court filing that it would begin posting the emails on the...
  • Lake Zurich fire chief charged with battery to be paid $105K for unused time off

    Lake Zurich fire chief charged with battery to be paid $105K for unused time off
    The Lake Zurich fire chief who retired May 8 after being charged with two counts of domestic battery is up for a hefty final paycheck: Due to unused vacation and sick days banked over a 36-year career, he'll collect more than $105,000 in taxpayer money by...
  • Park Ridge backs legislation to keep more runways open at O'Hare

    Park Ridge backs legislation to keep more runways open at O'Hare
    The city of Park Ridge is putting its support behind two state senate bills that advocates say will ensure better air traffic distribution around O'Hare Airport. The City Council on May 18 approved a resolution calling for the state house to pass...
  • Report: Closed pain clinic's practices put patients at risk

    Practices at a pain management clinic closed by the state put patient health and safety at risk, a state report said. Hope Clinic's facility in Beaver lacked professional medical staff. Untrained and unlicensed non-medical staff called "narcotics...
  • Redacted words caused more trouble for Clinton than 296 emails

    WASHINGTON It wasn't the 296 emails released Friday that caused the most trouble for Hillary Clinton. It was the sentence and a half in one that was redacted. After months of review, the administration published messages Clinton exchanged about the...
  • 1st batch of Clinton emails to be released around 12:30 p.m.

    The State Department will release the first batch of emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state around 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday. Spokeswoman Marie Harf says publication includes 296 emails given to a House committee investigating...
  • Establishing drone guidelines an important privacy measure

    The Federal Aviation Administration is in the midst of a public rule making for drones. This is an important process that will help ensure that drones are safely deployed in civilian airspace in the United States. Among the regulations that the FAA is...
  • Subcontractor on Gloucester school project ordered to pay back wages

    Subcontractor on Gloucester school project ordered to pay back wages
    An electrical subcontractor has been ordered to pay more than $87,000 to several of its employees who were underpaid for their work on the new Page Middle School in Gloucester. The U.S. Department of Labor ordered E&P Electrical Contracting Company of...
  • State senator: Bills probably coming on Daily Press' database fight against Virginia Supreme Court

    State senator: Bills probably coming on Daily Press' database fight against Virginia Supreme Court
    RICHMOND – State Sen. Richard Stuart, who chairs Virginia's Freedom of Information Advisory Council, said Wednesday he expects legislation will crop up soon in response to the Daily Press' ongoing battle to wrest a criminal records database from a...
  • Fired Rutherford employees seek back pay, threaten lawsuit

    Three ex-state employees who claim former Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them 10 months ago in retaliation for providing damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation are threatening legal action unless the state gives them back pay and scrubs...
  • Zion settled to avoid sordid, public divorce from Lake County Fielders

    Zion settled to avoid sordid, public divorce from Lake County Fielders
    In a turgid 3,752-word divorce decree, the city of Zion and the owners of a sort-of professional baseball team that had not played a game in four years announced the irreconcilable dissolution of their marriage last week. We stayed together for the...