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  • Protests fail to undo privatization of Long Grove roads

    Protests fail to undo privatization of Long Grove roads
    A vote to undo part of Long Grove’s recently approved road-privatization ordinance failed Tuesday night, despite the presence of dozens of residents at a Village Board meeting, many of them there to protest the shift of upkeep and plowing costs to...
  • The charter school mistake

    The charter school mistake
    Los Angeles has more charter schools than any other school district in the nation, and it's a very bad idea. Billionaires like privately managed schools. Parents are lured with glittering promises of getting their kids a sure ticket to college....
  • Comic-Con, Chargers press San Diego for new venues

    Comic-Con, Chargers press San Diego for new venues
    SAN DIEGO — Of the many attractions that make San Diego distinct from other locales in Southern California, two of the most popular are Comic-Con and the Chargers. The annual nerd-fest that is Comic-Con is an unrivaled summer explosion of costumed...
  • AEG wins five-year contract to operate L.A. Convention Center

    AEG wins five-year contract to operate L.A. Convention Center
    Hoping that an outside manager can bring more dazzle to the Los Angeles Convention Center, City Council members agreed Wednesday to pay Anschutz Entertainment Group up to $350,000 a year to operate the dated downtown venue. The five-year contract...
  • Illiana toll road clears hurdle

    Illiana toll road clears hurdle
    In a major victory for Gov. Pat Quinn, a key regional planning committee has approved his controversial proposal for a new $1.3 billion toll road that would serve primarily as a trucking corridor linking interstates in Illinois and Indiana. The...
  • City workers protest Emanuel over contract talks

    City workers protest Emanuel over contract talks
    Scores of union workers protested outside city buildings during lunch Tuesday, taking aim at Mayor Rahm Emanuel for what they contend is an attempt to retroactively freeze their wages after privatizing hundreds of jobs in the past couple of years. "We...
  • Postal Service told to work more with business

    The inspector general of the U.S. Postal Service is urging the agency to take a cue from the port of Baltimore and expand its partnerships with private businesses to cut costs and modernize its infrastructure. In a report released last month, Inspector...
  • Auditors claim Frostburg State broke rules in development deal

    Auditors claim Frostburg State broke rules in development deal
    Frostburg State University may have violated state ethics laws and university system rules by awarding a $2 million construction contract to a developer connected to a school advisory board member, according to the Office of Legislative Audits. The...
  • O'Malley to announce $1.5 billion for Baltimore-area transportation projects

    O'Malley to announce $1.5 billion for Baltimore-area transportation projects
    Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to announce $1.5 billion in new state funding for the Baltimore Red Line and more than a dozen other transportation projects in the area Wednesday, officials said, outlining for the first time how the state's gas tax increase...
  • Emanuel halts Midway privatization bidding

    Emanuel halts Midway privatization bidding
    After picking two finalists for a lucrative lease of Midway Airport, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration Thursday abruptly halted its efforts to take the transportation hub private. Emanuel spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton said one group vying for the deal...
  • Tens of thousands protest Mexican oil reforms

    Tens of thousands protest Mexican oil reforms
    MEXICO CITY — Tens of thousands of Mexicans jammed the center of their capital city Sunday to protest President Enrique Peña Nieto’s plan to allow foreign firms to invest in and collaborate with the state-run oil company, whose independence...