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  • Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

    Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation
    For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
  • Our broken promise

    As home to some of the nation's most important military installations, Hampton Roads enjoys a reputation for being friendly to veterans. A great many local residents are active-duty members, served in the armed forces or are family members of those who...
  • Rosemont violated law by withholding Garth Brooks documents

    Rosemont violated law by withholding Garth Brooks documents
    The village of Rosemont violated state open-records law when it refused to turn over financial documents related to country superstar Garth Brooks' record-breaking concert stand at the Allstate Arena, according to the Illinois attorney general's office....
  • Emails Show Merrill's Office Told Staff To 'Back Off' Probe

    Emails Show Merrill's Office Told Staff To 'Back Off' Probe
    Contrary to public statements by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, someone "pulled the plug" on an effort by a Merrill staff lawyer to revoke the notary public license of Bridgeport Democratic Party official Mitchell Robles in 2011, according to...
  • Watchdog group sues Rosemont over records related to Garth Brooks concerts

     Watchdog group sues Rosemont over records related to Garth Brooks concerts
    The watchdog group Better Government Association filed suit Thursday against the village of Rosemont for redacting financial information from public records that the group requested for the year the village drew country music star Garth Brooks to Allstate...
  • Advocacy group protests CIT Group deal for OneWest Bank

    Advocacy group protests CIT Group deal for OneWest Bank
    National business banking lender CIT Group Inc. stands to collect more than $1.4 billion from federal regulators to cover future losses should its purchase of OneWest Bank in Pasadena be approved. News of the loss coverage, part of a Freedom of...
  • Two Doctors Fined $5,000 Each By Med Board

    The state Medical Examining Board fined a New London obstetrician $5,000 Tuesday for mistakenly cutting ligaments on the sides of a woman's uterus instead of the fallopian tubes during a tubal ligation. The board also imposed a year of probation on the...
  • Bourey reluctant to share Newport News capital plan information

    NEWPORT NEWS — City department heads requested nearly $693 million in project funding over the next five years, but the list City Manager Jim Bourey submitted to the City Council calls for spending $475 million without explaining what was cut or...
  • $44,725 for coordination of records

    HAMPTON — When it comes to paperwork, City Hall knows how to produce it. Hampton has budgeted $44,725 in fiscal year 2015 to coordinate the records it produces. The money is used to organize and track city records by "improving the timeliness...
  • Hawthorn Wood's plan commission to consider 28-home development proposal

    Hawthorn Wood's plan commission to consider 28-home development proposal
    The 38-acre parcel located next to Hawthorn Woods' Copperfield Park could soon be transformed into a 28-lot residential development. Schaumburg-based real estate developer Orleans Rhil is looking to turn the property that once housed a landscape...
  • Snapshot: Crossing guards face crossing point not on their terms

    Snapshot: Crossing guards face crossing point not on their terms
    The mailbox at the Peart residence in Northbrook reminds me of festive mailboxes pictured on holiday cards. At least Lucille “Sis” and Cliff Peart hoped to receive seasonal mail from the families they served as crossing guards at...