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  • Messing with voting rights in Texas

    Messing with voting rights in Texas
    If there was evidence that voter fraud was prevalent — or even a serious possibility — then perhaps the Supreme Court's ruling early Saturday allowing Texas to impose one of the strictest voter photo identification laws in the country would...
  • Margate and North Lauderdale act against vehicle signs

    Cities in Broward County are increasingly clamping down on businesses that improperly park commercial vehicles and use them as additional signage. Margate and North Lauderdale recently joined other cities in acting against businesses that try to...
  • Arkansas Democrats look to ex-President Clinton as early voting starts

    LITTLE ROCK Ark. (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton made a renewed push in his home state of Arkansas to boost Democrats in tight local races that also have major national implications as early voting started on Monday in the state. The...
  • Crystal Lake bleachers fight at turning point

    Crystal Lake bleachers fight at turning point
    The fight over the massive bleachers that rise next to homes in Crystal Lake has reached a turning point that could result in the stands being torn down while setting new state law. After losing three times in court, Crystal Lake Community High School...
  • Plantation says no to medical marijuana

    Plantation city officials don't want medical marijuana in their city. Council members unanimously agreed to not allow marijuana facilities to start up in the city should the medical marijuana amendment on the November ballot pass, citing the public...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown touts decades of experience on water policy

    Gov. Jerry Brown pitched his decades-long political career as an asset in tackling California's vexing water problems in a speech at Stanford University on Monday, portraying this year's major water legislation as a continuation of his first gubernatorial...
  • Rubio to propose Ebola visa ban

    Rubio to propose Ebola visa ban
    Joining several other Florida lawmakers who earlier advocated some sort of travel ban, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio today announced he intends to introduce a bill to impose a temporary ban on new visas for nationals of the countries of Liberia, Guinea and...
  • Commentary: I have fought for fair tax policies for 8 years

    I ran to represent Southern California on the Board of Equalization to change the culture at the state's most-comprehensive tax agency. On the board, I have fought to protect taxpayers from overly aggressive tax collectors, to support transparency and...
  • Pa. Legislature may tackle mandatory retirement age for judges

    EBENSBURG - The issue of the mandatory retirement age for Pennsylvania judges at all levels is back, and could be before the state Legislature in January. Full-page newspaper advertisements have been appearing in recent weeks, leading to speculation...
  • Killingly will hold public hearing on cat ordinance

    The Killingly Town Council will hold a public hearing on Nov. 10 regarding an ordinance to control a feral cat population. Town Manager Sean Hendricks brought a draft of the ordinance to a Town Council meeting on Oct. 14. Hendricks said he would like to...
  • Broward School Board to protest high-stakes testing

    Broward School Board to protest high-stakes testing
    The Broward County School Board plans to join a statewide trend of opposing high-stakes testing. The board is expected to pass a resolution Tuesday asking the state to put a three-year moratorium on any consequences related to high-stakes testing....