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  • Speaker John Boehner says immigration reform would help economy

    House Speaker John A. Boehner dipped back into the immigration debate Thursday, saying that an overhaul -- which his Republican majority has refused to vote on -- would boost the economy. Although Boehner noticeably left immigration out of his "five...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay

    Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay
    Pumpkins are really a lot like people. "They come in all sizes, colors and shapes, but inside we are all the same," explains Farmer John Muller, a third-generation California farmer. He's also the mayor of Half Moon Bay, the Northern California city...
  • Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups

    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's governor's race, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. The problem for Malloy is that a recent Quinnipiac Poll found...
  • Palm Beach County's tree-cutting rule changes trigger concerns

    Palm Beach County's tree-cutting rule changes trigger concerns
    Budget cuts have made chopping down once-protected trees easier for Palm Beach County landowners, a prospect now drawing concerns from environmental and neighborhood groups alike. The county no longer requires an environmental permit that details which...
  • California Governor Signs Expansion of State Film and TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A bill that more than triples the size of California's film and TV tax credit is now law, as Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed the legislation designed to stem the tide of runaway production fleeing to other states and...
  • Mailbag: Make no mistake, I am running as an independent

    Recently yard signs have appeared throughout the city pairing my name with the name of another candidate. These signs make it seem as though we are running as a team. They are inaccurate and misleading. Placement of these signs was neither authorized nor...
  • Appeals court to reconsider Bonds conviction

    Former San Francisco Giant and home-run king Barry Bonds likely has two hopes for establishing his legacy removing the taint of a felony conviction and gaining entry into baseball's Hall of Fame. As one of the superstars most tarred by his sport's...
  • Bolden Nomination to U.S. Court Advances Despite GOP Opposition

    Washington – Saying he is an "activist" who would not interpret the law without bias, a key Republican lawmaker led GOP opposition Thursday to the nomination of New Haven Corporation Counsel Victor Allen Bolden as a U.S. District court judge for...
  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner bemoans notion 'I don't have to work'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed his dissatisfaction with a chronically high jobless rate and complained of a "very sick idea" that the unemployed would "rather just sit around." The top...
  • More states enforce food stamp work requirements

    WASHINGTON In the coming months, food stamp work requirements suspended during the Great Recession will be reinstated in at least 17 states, jeopardizing benefits for hundreds of thousands of Americans. In those states, work requirements will be back...
  • Floridians push Congress to fund snagged Everglades project

    It’s time to cut through the red tape and move water south from Lake Okeechobee to avoid polluted discharges along the Treasure Coast, Florida members of Congress declared on Thursday.  Republicans joined with Democrats to introduce legislation...