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  • Five battle for two seats on Taneytown Council; mayor running unopposed

    Two four-year-term council seats and the four-year mayoral position are up for election in the City of Taneytown. Five candidates are vying for the two council seats, while incumbent James McCarron is running unopposed for another term as mayor....
  • How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned

    How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned
    TALLAHASSEE — It wasn't supposed to end like this. With the House and Senate led by Republicans — both of whom hail from Central Florida — a budding partnership was expected to bring tax cuts, increased spending on education and...
  • Self-employers have options to save for retirement and reduce taxes

    Self-employers have options to save for retirement and reduce taxes
    If you have a small business and are still stinging from the income taxes you paid Uncle Sam, you can take a simple step now that will get you through tax time in better shape next year. And this simple step will take care of one of the big mistakes...
  • GoFundMe shuts down fund-raising page for Baltimore police

    GoFundMe shuts down fund-raising page for Baltimore police
    Crowdfunding site GoFundMe has shut down a campaign raising money for the six Baltimore police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray. The Baltimore police union launched the page Friday, but a GoFundMe spokeswoman said the page has been removed...
  • Hedge fund manager's victims get back one-third of losses

    The victims of a suburban Indianapolis man convicted in a financial scam will recover about one-third of the $9.7 million they lost to the hedge fund manager. More than 90 investors received a $1 million distribution in 2013, and now about $2.2 million...
  • Achievable Dream students to attend prestigious NYC dance camp, partly on city's dime

    Achievable Dream students to attend prestigious NYC dance camp, partly on city's dime
    NEWPORT NEWS — KeMani Bennett tried out for the Dreams in Motion in third grade after she was inspired by Maddie Ziegler on the Lifetime show Dance Moms. She didn't make the team, but she tried out again the following year in 2012, and made it....
  • Elgin Mayor, staff spend day lobbying in Springfield

    Elgin Mayor, staff spend day lobbying in Springfield
    A recent trip to Springfield left Elgin Mayor Dave Kaptain and City Manager Sean Stegall with the impression that matters related to the state's budget are far from being settled. "I got the feeling that they are a long way from resolving their issues,"...
  • Oklahoma lawmakers focus on budget as Legislature nears end

    For the second straight year, Oklahoma's budget writers are scrambling to fill a significant shortfall in the state budget for the upcoming year as lawmakers enter the final month of the 2015 legislative session. Facing a $611 million budget hole,...
  • Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup
    Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....
  • Q&A on Michigan ballot measure to hike taxes for road work

    Voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of a constitutional amendment that would raise Michigan's sales tax by 1 percentage point to trigger more money for a deteriorating network of highways, roads and bridges. Here are some questions and answers about...
  • Chicago Public Schools proposes bare-bones capital budget

      Chicago Public Schools proposes bare-bones capital budget
    Citing its bleak finances, Chicago Public Schools on Friday unveiled a $160 million capital budget that officials said will largely cover only projects that are already underway and "the most pressing repairs and maintenance issues" at schools. The...