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  • Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths

    Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner today said he blames Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for the deaths of child-abuse victims whose families previously had contact with the state’s child-welfare agency. “Yes,” Rauner said when asked...
  • Naval Research chief: Cyber security workforce is in Hampton Roads

    Naval Research chief: Cyber security workforce is in Hampton Roads
    The Department of Defense has had a "cyber awakening," according to Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, chief of Naval Research. The keynote speaker at the Hampton Roads Cyber Security Conference said military officials want to expand the manpower defending the...
  • Orlando launches anti-bullying campaign

    It's not a usual function of city government, but Orlando launched a campaign Thursday that aims to teach both kids and adults how to stop bullying. The "Stand Up Orlando" campaign attempts to combat bullying on several fronts, starting with an anti-...
  • Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate

    Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a televised debate Thursday night, but one of the issues focused on the person who was not there - Republican Tom Foley. Foley declined to participate in the debate at...
  • Newport News plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard

    The city plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard to City Center Boulevard in an effort to help expand the "City Center" brand. The existing Middle Ground Boulevard, from Jefferson Avenue to Rock Landing Drive, as well as the extension of the road from...
  • L.A. City Council should take time to get minimum wage hike right

    L.A. City Council should take time to get minimum wage hike right
    Several Los Angeles City Council members have requested further study of how Mayor Eric Garcetti's $13.25-an-hour minimum wage proposal — and the $15.25 alternative that is also being considered — would affect the local economy, particularly...
  • Two Umatilla residents vying for open council seat

    Two Umatilla residents vying for open council seat
    UMATILLA — Two longtime local residents — one a former City Council member and the other a former mayoral candidate — are vying for an open council seat in the Nov. 4 election. Former Councilman H. Scott Purvis and Brian Butler, a 2012...
  • Allstate's tech business in India grows to 600 workers

    Allstate's tech business in India grows to 600 workers
    Allstate Corp.'s technology unit in Bangalore, India, continued to go on a hiring spree last year, growing to 600 employees in 2013 from 200 the prior year. An update on the enterprise, which was started in 2012 with 57 employees as a way to keep...
  • Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange

    Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange
    Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers. The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
  • Comcast's big gain in Internet service users fuels 50% profit increase

    Comcast Corp. added 315,000 high-speed Internet service customers during the third quarter, surpassing analysts' estimates for subscriber growth and boosting the company's earnings. The gains more than offset Comcast's loss of 81,000 cable television...
  • Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?

    Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?
    Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for governor, smartly focuses his campaign messaging on the need to give the Maryland economy a lift. It's not an original idea, and certainly de rigueur for any Republican in any election year. But as he builds a...