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  • An experienced Jerry Brown vows to build on what he's already done

     An experienced Jerry Brown vows to build on what he's already done
    Making a case for reelection, Gov. Jerry Brown said in an interview that he would hold the line on state spending despite "pent-up" demand for more, further boost local governments' authority and keep California's tangle of regulations from growing in a...
  • How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois

    How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois
    Our candidate preference is there for all to see: We've endorsed Bruce Rauner for governor of Illinois. But in the week since we published that endorsement, we've finished absorbing a 77-page warning from the nonpartisan Civic Federation of Chicago on the...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • Robert Rodriguez Sues Over Unpaid $7.7 Million for 'Sin City 2,' 'Machete Kills'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez has sued the financers of "Sin City 2" and "Machete Kills," alleging non-payment of $7.7 million. The suit was filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court by Rodriguez and his affiliate companies...
  • Chapter Eight: Hartford Becomes A One Newspaper Town

    Chapter Eight: Hartford Becomes A One Newspaper Town
    The 1970s brought a fundamental shift in the management – and ownership – of most newspapers in the nation, including The Courant.] The Watergate scandal, and the role played by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, re-...
  • Ghana's main opposition party elects Akufo-Addo as 2016 candidate

    ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's main opposition New Patriotic Party voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to retain Nana Akufo-Addo as its leader for the 2016 election, setting up a rematch of the last poll when he lost narrowly to President John Mahama. The...
  • Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook

    Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook
    This year, Courant carriers – paperboys and girls -- shared their memories with us on Facebook, in email, in typewritten and handwritten letters. We thought we'd share them with you – they made us laugh, smile and even cry. John Chilicki,...
  • Before Ebola, feds cut money to hospitals

    Before Ebola, feds cut money to hospitals
    As Pennsylvania hospitals work to remain ready for any number of public health emergencies — from likely disasters such as a busy flu season to unlikely events such as an Ebola outbreak — they are doing so with dramatically reduced federal...
  • Activist shareholder seeks to replace seven Family Dollar board members

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. A hedge fund on Friday said it was nominating seven directors to Family Dollar's board in an effort to ensure the retailer does "everything in its power" to give rival Dollar General a chance to buy the company. In July, Matthews, N.C.-...
  • Greek PM says he can ride out market turbulence and quit bailout

    MILAN (Reuters) - Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday Greece would ride out market doubts about whether it can survive without international support, telling Reuters he can lead his country out of a four-year bailout and not call early...
  • Troubled NBRS Financial Bank is closed by state regulators

    Troubled NBRS Financial Bank is closed by state regulators
    State regulators closed NBRS Financial Bank late Friday and announced that Ellicott City-based Howard Bank assumed the independent community bank's deposits and purchased most of its loans and assets. Gordon M. Cooley, Maryland's acting commissioner of...