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  • Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup
    Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 3 fired Dan Rutherford employees threaten suit over back pay

    3 fired Dan Rutherford employees threaten suit over back pay
    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...
  • Senate OKs Casino Bill, But Plots A Cautious Path

    Senate OKs Casino Bill, But Plots A Cautious Path
    HARTFORD — The Senate voted narrowly late Wednesday to start the process of authorizing a third casino in Connecticut, although proceeding on a cautious path that would buy the state more time to sort out complicated legal issues. The Senate...
  • Revised Bill Could Push Casino Decision To 2016

    Revised Bill Could Push Casino Decision To 2016
    HARTFORD — The Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on a revised bill that would delay the pace of building a new tribal casino and also require a second approval vote that could be pushed into next year. Senate leaders expect the bipartisan...
  • Illinois' economic development could get boost from CEOs, private nonprofit

    Illinois' economic development could get boost from CEOs, private nonprofit
    The Illinois General Assembly needs to pass a strengthened version of a pending bill that would privatize some of the state's economic development functions. By creating a private nonprofit to promote job creation statewide, Illinois hopefully will gain...
  • Questions about Hillary Clinton emails won't go away; 'I want those emails out,' she says

    Questions about Hillary Clinton emails won't go away; 'I want those emails out,' she says
    The debate over Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email‎ account while secretary of State, which has dogged her presidential campaign for more than two months, shows no sign of going away. In a court filing Monday, State Department officials...
  • Hillary Clinton urges State Department to speed up release of emails

    Hillary Clinton urges State Department to speed up release of emails
    Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, as her decision to spurn administration rules and use a private email address continued to dog her...