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  • It's in York's budget: $121,526 for animal control personnel

    York County has budgeted $121,516 this year for "specialized public safety" under the animal control department. These funds cover two full-time staff and two part-time or "work as needed" staff. The top position is animal control supervisor. That...
  • EU says Ireland tax deal with Apple was state aid

    EU says Ireland tax deal with Apple was state aid
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has accused Ireland of giving Apple Inc. illegal state aid through tax arrangements that had "no scientific basis" but which helped the iPhone maker shelter tens of billions of dollars in international revenues from...
  • Dual Language charter school makes case for second location

    Dual Language charter school makes case for second location
    Losing students by the week because it doesn't have enough space, the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School made another plea to the Bethlehem Area School District on Monday for permission to open a second location. Parents and representatives of...
  • New York mayor de Blasio plans expansion of living wage: NYT

    (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the city's living wage measure to include thousands of additional workers, as well as increase the amount workers are paid under the law, the New York Times reported on Monday. De Blasio will sign...
  • Indonesia's leader races to save direct elections and his legacy

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's outgoing president returned home early on Tuesday, cutting short an overseas farewell tour to try and overturn legislation ending direct elections for local leaders. Widely praised for fostering a thriving democracy in his...
  • Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

    In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights for students online and crack down on ill-behaved professional sports team owners. He also signed a bill setting a deadline for Exide Technologies'...
  • Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed

    Intruder ran farther into White House than previously disclosed
    The intruder who broke into the White House this month made it beyond the front door and past an armed guard, then ran about 100 feet inside, much farther than previously disclosed, a federal law enforcement official said Monday. Authorities say Omar...
  • Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off

    Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off
    For four decades, the Los Angeles skyline has been shaped by one rule: Every tall building must have an emergency helicopter landing pad on its roof. As a result, downtown became a thicket of flat-topped skyscrapers, to the chagrin of architects who...
  • Oberweis: Durbin 'totally wrong' in questioning his tax payments

    Oberweis: Durbin 'totally wrong' in questioning his tax payments
    Sen. Dick Durbin clashed repeatedly Monday with his Republican rival, state Sen. Jim Oberweis, as the two staked out sharp differences on issues ranging from deploying ground troops to fight Islamic State militants to reforming Social Security and...
  • Jury selection begins in Bethlehem Puerto Rican club shooting trial

    Jury selection has begun in the trial of two men accused of a chaotic fatal shooting outside a Puerto Rican social club in Bethlehem two years ago. By day's end Monday, two jurors were selected to decide the fates of Rene Figueroa and Javier Rivera-...
  • Hong Kong protesters prepare for long haul

    Hong Kong protesters prepare for long haul
    Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day. Riot...