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Freedom of Information Act

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  • What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014

    What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014
    The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015. •The Affordable Care and...
  • Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators

    Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators
    In a sprawling warehouse five miles inland from the port of Newark, N.J., Special Agent Scott Doyle was dwarfed by the metal shipping container that had just arrived from Indonesia and was headed to Maryland. It held 14 tons of pasteurized crabmeat,...
  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud

    U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud
    With seafood fraud a continuing problem in Maryland and across the nation, environmentalists, fishermen and lawmakers are expressing concern about a decline in the number of special investigative agents and enforcement cases at the National Oceanic and...
  • $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...
  • DP Buzz: Handgun sales

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer....
  • Former Windsor police chief's mug shot released

    Former Windsor police chief's mug shot released
    The confused and lengthy effort to find the missing mug shot of a former Windsor police chief accused of embezzlement has finally yielded a booking photo — but the picture of why it was hard to get remained fuzzy until recently. Arlis "Vic"...
  • U of C professor: Release police shooting video

    U of C professor: Release police shooting video
    A University of Chicago law professor is calling on the city to release video, if it exists, tied to a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a teenage boy on the Southwest Side. “When there are such fractured relationships between police and...
  • 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...
  • State council: Fort Monroe Authority closed meeting improperly

    State council: Fort Monroe Authority closed meeting improperly
    The closed-door meeting during which Fort Monroe Authority board chairman John Lawson disclosed a possible conflict of interest with The Chamberlin's expansion plans was convened in violation of state law, the state Freedom of Information Council said....