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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Pearl Harbor center superintendent leaving for new job

    The National Park Service superintendent who was at the helm of the Pearl Harbor visitors' center when tour companies allegedly sold tickets to the site is taking a job in Massachusetts. Paul DePrey said Tuesday he will leave Hawaii in June to be...
  • Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended With Pay

    Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended With Pay
    HARTFORD — Hartford Fire Department Deputy Chief of Training Daniel Nolan has been suspended with pay pending an investigation into an incident that occurred during and after a meeting of the task force that is investigating the department. Fire...
  • At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics

    At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics
    Barrington Village President Karen Darch was critical of the campaign tactics used by her political opponents at a meeting Monday, and used her podium to clarify two pieces of information that were circulated prior to the April 7 election. "Mark Twain...
  • Delaware governor refuses to provide 'secret' email address

    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is refusing to disclose a personal email address he often uses for state business, while acknowledging in response to a lawmaker's FOIA request that it is one of the "worst-kept secrets" in state government. In a letter last...
  • Senate intelligence chief defends his plan to curb cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON North Carolina's senior senator, Richard Burr, stepped up advocacy this week for his cybersecurity bill following the release of an Intelligence Committee report over the weekend detailing members' support for and concerns about the...
  • Garth Brooks, Rosemont and your right to know

    Garth Brooks, Rosemont and your right to know
    It was fun to watch from afar in February as student journalists at the University of Oklahoma used their state's open records law to score a rock band's cherished guacamole recipe. Reporters for The Oklahoma Daily wanted to know how much the Campus...
  • Judge sets June hearing in U of Illinois FOIA lawsuit

    A Champaign County judge has set a June hearing for a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed against the University of Illinois by a professor denied a job at the school. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1IIeH2F ) Champaign County...
  • St. Charles spending $50,000 on logo, tagline for downtown area

    St. Charles spending $50,000 on logo, tagline for downtown area
    A new logo St. Charles officials unveiled last month is costing the city $50,000, and it won't replace the original "Pride of the Fox" branding – just work alongside it. The logo and its corresponding tagline, "St. Charles — Discover Your...
  • College of DuPage trustees, administrators bill alcohol to foundation

     College of DuPage trustees, administrators bill alcohol to foundation
    College of DuPage trustees and senior administrators used a separate — and previously undisclosed — account at the campus' high-end restaurant to charge thousands of dollars in alcohol to a foundation intended to fund student scholarships, a...
  • Former Gloucester supervisor Teresa Altemus challenges incumbent Chris Hutson for GOP nomination

    Former Gloucester supervisor Teresa Altemus challenges incumbent Chris Hutson for GOP nomination
    GLOUCESTER — Six years after presiding over a political tumult that cost Gloucester County hundreds of thousands of dollars, led to a case heard by the state Supreme Court and ultimately prompted a change in state law to defend people's right to...
  • Virginia alcohol agency's arrest powers under scrutiny

    A Virginia alcohol-law enforcement agency that has sparked public outrage over two high-profile arrests has investigated three complaints of excessive use of force by its officers in the last five years, according to data obtained by The Associated...