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  • Republican efforts to rein in Washington on pot, guns draw protests

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Efforts by congressional Republicans to block new laws in Washington, D.C., decriminalizing marijuana possession and tightening restrictions on guns have provoked a summer tempest between residents of the capital and U.S. lawmakers.
  • Default rates going down for PPL customers

    The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will drop slightly next month, the Allentown company announced Thursday. The new "price to compare" for residential customers will be 8.814 cents a kilowatt hour, down from the...

    Rauner, Quinn tag each other as 'phony' on term limits

    Rauner, Quinn tag each other as 'phony' on term limits
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner accused Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of being under federal investigation for corruption Thursday while the Democrat called his challenger "one of the leading outsourcers" sending jobs overseas. The two, holding...

    Bank of America's $16.65 billion: Where will it go?

    In its $16.65 billion settlement announced Thursday, Bank of America is making $9.65 billion in cash payments to various federal agencies and six states, plus providing $7 billion in consumer relief. The bank said the settlement will reduce its third-...

    Yes: America shouldn't be stuck with broken system

    Immigration is an issue that tends to generate more heat than light. But there are a few things that most Americans agree on. First, our current immigration system is badly broken. Second, there is no way the government is going to round up and deport the...