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  • Mathews exotic pet ordinance still under review

    The Mathews Board of Supervisors has once again postponed a public hearing on the county’s proposed exotic pet ordinance. The public hearing was expected to take place in July, but was not advertised in time for the meeting. Last month, the...
  • Smoking restrictions on tap for Ocean City next summer

    Smoking restrictions on tap for Ocean City next summer
    Ocean City officials voted earlier this week to draft a law to restrict smoking on the beach and boardwalk beginning May 1, 2015. The proposed ordinance, which passed on a 4-3 vote at a work session for the town council on Tuesday, identifies a number...
  • Equality Maryland head arrested at immigration reform rally

    Equality Maryland head arrested at immigration reform rally
    Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization said. The arrest wasn't surprising, as...
  • PB School Board considers opting out of testing

    PB School Board considers opting out of testing
    Palm Beach County School Board members want to opt out of state-required testing, a controversial move that could jeopardize funding, athletics and students' ability to graduate. They say testing has gotten out of control and creates too much pressure...
  • Ease traffic, hire more cops, Costa Mesa residents say

    Too many palm trees. No electronic billboards. Too much development. Too much traffic. "Feelings of insecurity" on East 19th Street — and at City Hall. "Listen to the people," aka Costa Mesa residents. Those were a few of the sentiments shared...
  • Some Newington Residents Say $30.3M Project Needs Review

    NEWINGTON — People who spoke at Wednesday's zoning commission meeting complained that the town has not yet submitted plans for a new community center in Mill Pond Park to the board for a required review. State law obligates towns to have their...
  • Greenberg Denounces DCCC Research Book In Web Ad

    Greenberg Denounces DCCC Research Book In Web Ad
    HARTFORD — Republican Mark Greenberg released a new web ad Thursday blasting a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee opposition research book that mentions his religion, branding the project "99 pages of hate." Greenberg's campaign has...
  • Brian Rider: Post 9-11 terrorism insurance law necessary for U.S. economy

    America has exceptional military and intelligence capabilities. However, growing political upheaval, particularly in the Middle East, reminds us of our vulnerability to terrorism and prompts questions about our nation's readiness to absorb an attack....
  • After the riots, Ferguson businesses long for normal

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - When Ferguson business owner Chantelle Nickson-Clark spoke at a St. Louis County council meeting this week, her voice shook with anger. The Swiish Bar and Grill she owns in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson was forced to shut...
  • Emanuel allies send loyalty scorecard to aldermanic challengers

    A political fund backing Mayor Rahm Emanuel has assembled a scorecard for would-be Chicago City Council candidates to gauge their views on key issues such as property taxes, public schools and the minimum wage. The six-question form was sent via email...
  • Gay rights activists face charges over sit-in at Utah Legislature

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Thirteen Utah gay rights activists briefly arrested six months ago during a sit-in at the State Capitol to demand lawmakers consider an anti-discrimination bill are now facing misdemeanor charges linked to the protest, according...