| May 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The state's primary election is less than two weeks away, and my mailbox is jammed with campaign mailers. They began trickling in last week and now I'm getting several each day, often from a single candidate.
They are all the same style: lots of...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
For the first time in more than a decade, the sprawling House of Delegates district that extends from southwest Baltimore County through Howard County is in play.
With three long-serving incumbents retiring from District 12, a large field of competitors...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Arlington Heights' interest-free loan program that previously was limited to small companies and manufacturers is now open to any business.
What was previously billed as a revolving loan program for small businesses to drive economic growth was...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:32 AM
New cars are expensive these days, there's just no getting around it. If you have a family to feed and a budget to keep, affording a new people mover to cart around your brood can be increasingly difficult. Ford thinks......
| May 31, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Candidates competing for two rare open seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have raised a combined $4.6 million in advance of Tuesday's primary election, and analysts say spending will likely spiral much higher in coming months, as at...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Election polls are set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m. with two Glendale-specific items on the ballot, along with the statewide primary races for California governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other state and Los Angeles...
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:45 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Today, Gov. Rick Scott signed a $395 million tax cut package for motorists, and lit into Democratic opponent Charlie Crist for signing the fee increase when he was governor.
But House Democrats have also bee trying to score political...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:27 PM
When Mandy Boardman walked into the sex crimes office of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, she arrived with a bizarre and downright creepy allegation.
Boardman, a small-business owner, told a detective on May 10, 2011, that her husband,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....