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  • Don't Politicize Plight Of Kids At The Border

    Character asserts itself in times of crisis. That is certainly the case with the refugee debacle at the border. Tens of thousands of Central American children are passing through Mexico into the United States and presenting themselves to immigration...
  • Stephen Mihm: Rewind two centuries for worst Congress

    By some accounts, this Congress may be the least productive ever, passing the fewest laws on record. President Barack Obama is threatening to circumvent congressional gridlock by making policy via executive orders, taunting Republicans to "sue me" if they...
  • White House trims 2014 deficit projection to $583 billion

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House lowered its U.S. federal deficit forecast for the 2014 fiscal year by $66 billion to $583 billion on Friday on the basis of gathering economic momentum as evidenced by gains in hiring. "The deficit has been cut by...
  • Orlando personal-injury lawyers target Lake County Judge Terry Neal

    Orlando personal-injury lawyers target Lake County Judge Terry Neal
    First of two parts. Races for county judge seats are typically dull affairs, but a group of personal-injury lawyers mostly from Orlando are poised to liven up the August election by dumping an unprecedented amount of cash into an effort to oust...
  • Two arrested in shooting death of 67-year-old Miami minister

    MIAMI Pastor Kenneth Johnson was on his way home when he got a phone call to return to his church in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood to give a helping hand. It was an act of kindness that he wouldn't think twice about something that he would repeat...
  • Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says

    Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says
    On the night that 10-year-old Damaud Martin died at a troubled group home in Anne Arundel County, there were not enough staffers to handle the care specified for its severely disabled residents, according to the nurse on duty at the time. Mary Zelio,...
  • Osceola Clerk Armando Ramirez faces whistle-blower lawsuit

     Osceola Clerk Armando Ramirez faces whistle-blower  lawsuit
    The former staff lawyer for Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez filed a lawsuit this week accusing the clerk of routinely destroying public records, misusing public funds, falsifying payroll and improperly hiring relatives. Attorney Adam...
  • Fruitland Park Deputy Police Chief resigns after FBI report shows KKK link

    Fruitland Park Deputy Police Chief resigns after FBI report shows KKK link
    The deputy chief of the Fruitland Park Police Department resigned and another officer was fired after the FBI and Florida Department of Law Enforcement turned over a report to the city describing their link to the Ku Klux Klan, a prosecutor said Friday....
  • Thumbs Up On 'Heaven'

    Thumbs up and a kickflip for Heaven, the skate park that is officially opening today in downtown Hartford. The site on the platform over I-84 has long been a haven for young artists and athletes, a place to skateboard and paint graffiti without fear of...
  • John Seigenthaler, journalist and civil rights activist, dies at 86

    John Seigenthaler, journalist and civil rights activist, dies at 86
    John Seigenthaler, a journalist, civil rights activist and "right hand" to Robert F. Kennedy — who once hired a young reporter named Al Gore to work under him at the Tennessean — died of colon cancer Friday in Nashville. He was 86. His death...
  • Homer Glen officials discuss potential vicious dog ordinance

    Homer Glen officials discuss potential vicious dog ordinance
    Homer Glen officials at a recent workshop discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban vicious dogs in the village. "We are not trying to ban a breed specific dog," said Trustee George Yukich at the July 8 workshop. Banning a specific breed is...