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  • Armed men burn police camp, homes and vehicles on Kenya coast

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Armed assailants have attacked a camp of police reservists and burned down nearby homes and businesses, a regional official said on Tuesday, as violence escalates on Kenya's northern coast. But there were no reported deaths...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Arlington Heights OKs Hickory Kensington plan despite concerns from business owners

    Arlington Heights has approved a special taxing district for the Hickory Kensington neighborhood, despite the protest of some businesses that could be bought out down the road. "I am uncomfortable with giving the village the right of eminent domain,...
  • Nights at Mauch Chunk Opera House bring noise complaints and fines

    Tucked within Jim Thorpe's historic district, the Mauch Chunk Opera House has been a landmark for live music for the past decade. With picturesque mountains in the background, it stands next to similar structures dating to the 19th century. It's also...
  • Let market rule what minimum wage should be

    Does anybody see the link between news stories? On the one hand, cities like Chicago are pushing to boost the minimum wage to $13 an hour. Yet on the other hand, retail businesses, including countless ma-and-pa shops, are closing their doors due to costs....
  • Wethersfield Businesses Take Town To Court Over Revaluations

    WETHERSFIELD -- Six of the top 10 local taxpayers are suing the town for allegedly overvaluing their properties in the just-completed revaluation. Three of the six went to court even though their assessments fell. The six are among 24 property owners,...
  • Supports Republican-Endorsed Bacchiochi

    The Republican state primary on Aug. 12 offers the party's voters a clear choice for victory in the Nov. 4 elections. The party-endorsed candidate for lieutenant governor is state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi. As a state representative, Bacchiochi crafted...
  • Democrats grapple with own divisions over renewing Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats are struggling with their own differences over legislation to renew the Export-Import Bank's charter, an issue that has long been a source of tension between Tea Party and pro-business Republicans. Democrats, who...
  • O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation

    Orange County now ranks as the third-largest Asian American population nationwide, with nearly 600,000 Asian Americans living in a county once defined by its dominantly white communities, a study to be released Tuesday shows. In a boom decade running...
  • Theater opening is the latest step in Towson's ambitious makeover

    Theater opening is the latest step in Towson's ambitious makeover
    This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...
  • A prescription for getting past the Hobby Lobby fight: Get rid of the 'meddle-man' and have employees buy their own insurance

     
    Friday's print column Maybe now, with righteousness and indignation on full boil as the nation debates the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, we can recognize the wisdom of moving away from the employer-provided insurance model that's at the source....