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  • Planned Reagan sculpture strides toward the land of myth-making

    Planned Reagan sculpture strides toward the land of myth-making
    The little town of Dixon, Ill., has two claims to fame. First, it’s the self-proclaimed Petunia Capital of Illinois. And second, it’s the boyhood home of Ronald Reagan, 40th president of the United States. Presidents (and petunias) are no...
  • New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee
    — Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years. Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...
  • Corbett’s stalled liquor privatization plans revving up again

     
    With the Legislature scheduled to come back to session next week, sides again are lining up for and against Gov. Tom Corbett’s stalled plan to sell the state liquor store system and open up beer sales. Northampton County District Attorney......
  • 'Tom Corbett Liquor Tax'?

     
    Yo! The latest liquor amendment count is in as of 1 p.m. Lawmakers have added 124 amendments to the already amended House Bill 790, the liquor privatization bill, backed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and House Majority Leader Mike Turzai,......
  • Mike Turzai’s Jim Mora moment

     
    Yo! Ever see those Coors Light commercials that use old clips of NFL coaches like Jim Mora and Herm Edwards giving a ranting answer to a reporter's question. Pretty funny. Well, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, had a Mora......
  • Liquor fight heating up

     
    Yo! Who needs a stiff drink? You all will be the time Thursday ends. Politics and posturing started heating up Tuesday, a day after a legislative committee approved a bill that ending Pennsylvania’s 80-year-old monopoly on the sale of wine......
  • ‘Lego Movie’: Will Arnett’s bad boy Batman influence? Christian Bale

     
    “The Lego Movie” features Will Arnett tacking Batman's brooding cool guy image to its logical extreme — idiocy. Directed by […]...
  • After victory, reality

    The elections did little to wipe away the deep challenges and frictions facing the nation, and if there was a morning-after metaphor that crystallized that reality it might have been this: Chicago awoke Wednesday to a pair of economic jolts, one...
  • Newport looks to outsource parking meter services

    As its neighbor Costa Mesa plans to outsource half its workforce, the Newport Beach City Council will consider Tuesday if it should contract out its parking meter operations and enforcement. The city would have to lay off a full-time meter service worker...
  • Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step

    Emanuel's planned spending freeze just a first step
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel plans to begin curbing the city's spending habits as soon as he takes office Monday. On "Day One," he will put a freeze on just about everything but paychecks and bills coming due. That will help fulfill his pledge to cut $75...
  • Privatization of buses would be a disaster

    In his call for the privatization of Maryland Transit Administration buses, ("End the MTA monopoly," April 14), James A. Dorn several times refers to his disdain for unions and so-called "low-income riders who determine the state of mass transit."...