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  • Connecticut Conference Of UCC Votes In Support Of Palestinians

    Connecticut Conference Of UCC Votes In Support Of Palestinians
    CHESHIRE — The Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ approved a resolution Friday night to divest itself of investments with any companies "profiting from the occupation of the Palestine Territories by the State of Israel." The...
  • WESH produces Amendment 2 debate

    WESH produces Amendment 2 debate
    WESH-Channel 2 will offer two debates next week. The first will be a one-hour debate by the candidates for governor at 7 p.m. Tuesday. That event is being staged in Jacksonville and being hosted by CNN and Jacksonville station WJXT. The second debate...
  • Md. has yet to recover millions spent on failed exchange site

    Md. has yet to recover millions spent on failed exchange site
    Officials from the Maryland health exchange and their prime contractor have agreed to delay potential litigation over the troubled website that frustrated thousands in their attempts to buy health insurance promised under the Affordable Care Act. State...
  • In attack on encryption, FBI director ignores those who need protection

    The leaks of celebrity photos stored on iCloud or exchanged via Snapchat have focused the public's attention on how insecure their data are. And yet FBI Director James Comey is trying to persuade us that we face the opposite risk: The personal data on...
  • How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois

    How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois
    Our candidate preference is there for all to see: We've endorsed Bruce Rauner for governor of Illinois. But in the week since we published that endorsement, we've finished absorbing a 77-page warning from the nonpartisan Civic Federation of Chicago on the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds Texas voter ID law

    U.S. Supreme Court upholds Texas voter ID law
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday denied a request to block a Texas law requiring residents to show certain forms of identification before they vote, a measure that supporters say prevents voter fraud but opponents decry as discriminatory. The move,...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • L.A. lawmakers move to sync elections with federal, state contests

    L.A. lawmakers move to sync elections with federal, state contests
    A panel of Los Angeles lawmakers pressed ahead Friday with a plan to ask voters to shift local elections to even-numbered years — a schedule change that would put them on the same ballot as closely watched contests for governor or president. The...
  • NCAA takes battle of Penn State Consent Decree to Pa. Supreme Court

    The NCAA has escalated its fight over the Penn State Consent Decree, asking the state Supreme Court to
  • U.S. Senate Democrats blast Obama's migrant family detentions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - High-ranking U.S. Senate Democrats have called on the Obama administration to reverse its new policy of detaining Central American immigrant families, warning it could be damaging to the young children being housed in the...
  • Tribune endorsements: Cook County judicial races

    Tribune endorsements: Cook County judicial races
    Voters in Cook County will find the usual sea of judicial candidates on the ballot in the Nov. 4 election. Here's the maddening thing: You'll find more than 80 candidates seeking election or retention, but you'll have few chances to affect the outcome....