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  • Back to Square One

    Every 10 years or so, Newport News revisits an old idea. It begins with a parcel of land in the shadow of City Hall. There are grand plans of building things, such as a convention center or a luxury hotel. Enthusiasm, overwhelming at first, ebbs in the...
  • Cedarbrook nursing home struggling to attract residents

    Cedarbrook nursing home struggling to attract residents
    The accommodations at Cedarbrook nursing home are far from luxurious. Residents live three or four to a room and make trips down the hall to communal bathrooms, where a curtain at each stall protects their privacy. Officials concede that Lehigh County-...
  • Justin Simmons: Cash from selling Pa. liquor system can close state budget gap

    Pennsylvania is facing a massive budget deficit estimated at more than $1 billion in the coming fiscal year. Sadly, a deficit of this magnitude requires drastic action. Traditionally, policymakers charged with figuring out how to shore up budget gaps...
  • Across Arundel, stormwater fee issue bubbling up in council primary races

    Across Arundel, stormwater fee issue bubbling up in council primary races
    In Severna Park, candidates repeat two words again and again this primary season: rain tax. County Councilman Dick Ladd, a Republican who represents Severna Park, Arnold and Broadneck in the 5th District, is being targeted by six challengers, most of...
  • More road money for Lehigh Valley means more traffic jams

    If you're a Lehigh Valley driver, sometime this summer you'll likely be stuck in a line of cars snaking through a construction site on one of the area's busiest roads. When that happens, try to smile because it's a good thing, said Joseph Gurinko, chief...
  • Residents, union workers protest sale of public housing

    Residents, union workers protest sale of public housing
    Sixty city public housing residents and union workers staged a protest Wednesday against a plan to sell the housing to private developers. Protesters fear the Housing Authority of Baltimore City's plan would lead to lost jobs, displaced residents and...
  • Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]

    Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]
    When traveling this summer, you will likely encounter some combination of traffic on the highway, large crowds and delays at the airport and high gas prices. Some of this is the natural result of vacation season, but these experiences are also due to...
  • Britain's NHS is a lesson for America's VA

    Britain's NHS is a lesson for America's VA
    President Barack Obama Wednesday replayed a familiar scenario when dealing with scandal, in this case delays for treatment, deaths, alleged cover-ups and other acts of malfeasance reported at Veterans Administration hospitals in the United States: first...
  • Postal workers union to protest Staples-USPS partnership in 27 states

    Postal workers union to protest Staples-USPS partnership in 27 states
    Members of the American Postal Workers Union are launching protests Thursday in 27 states to decry a partnership between the U.S. Postal Service and office supply company Staples Inc. to run postal counters at its retail stores.  The agreement between...
  • California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal

    California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal
    A California House delegation led by Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) is calling on Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to reject a recent pilot program with Staples to operate retail mail counters at 82 U.S. stores.  The pilot program, announced in...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...