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  • Audit To Examine Wethersfield Teacher Overpayments

    WETHERSFIELD -- The school district's upcoming annual audit will include a closer look at salary overpayments made to some teachers during the last two fiscal years, officials said Tuesday. School board members Matthew Forrest and Tracey McDougall said...
  • Newport News council approves '16 budget

    Newport News council approves '16 budget
    The City Council approved the fiscal year 2016 budget Tuesday, holding the line on tax rates while increasing fees for water, sewer and trash. For a family of four, living in a house assessed at the city's average of $169,100 and using normal amounts of...
  • Anne Arundel could shift share of lottery funds toward new projects

    Anne Arundel could shift share of lottery funds toward new projects
    The stadium at Meade High School is the only school stadium without bathrooms. Athletes, sports fans and community members have to use portable toilets. "This is one of the projects that's urgently needed," said John Yore, Meade High principal. And...
  • Commissioners seek details on popular but spurned funding requests

    Commissioners seek details on popular but spurned funding requests
    County commissioners directed staff at two organizations and two government departments to gather more information about funding options before they reconvene Tuesday, May 19, for another adopted budget session. Increasing funding for the Carroll County...
  • Around Town: Charity golf tournament Thursday in Irvine

    Community Service Programs, a nonprofit organization that provides counseling and other support services for needy Orange County children and their families, will hold its 32nd annual Swing for Kids Charity Golf Tournament from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m....
  • L.A.'s grim homeless data: What can be done?

    L.A.'s grim homeless data: What can be done?
    The just-released results of Los Angeles County's 2015 homeless count are unambiguously depressing. The number of homeless people in the county, which should be going down, instead has gone up 12% since 2013, to 44,359 today. What's more, homelessness...
  • Convicted medical pot seller finds congressional allies in legal appeal

    Convicted medical pot seller finds congressional allies in legal appeal
    For years, Charles Lynch has waged a lonely battle against federal prosecutors intent on putting him in prison for selling medical marijuana. But last week he received help from unexpected — and influential — allies. In a strongly worded...
  • Field Museum announces record gifts of $70 million, a $250 million goal

    Field Museum announces record gifts of $70 million, a $250 million goal
    Jump-started by its three largest donations ever, the Field Museum is to announce Wednesday that it will attempt to raise $250 million to support its collections and endowment, improve visitor experience and stabilize its finances, among other goals....
  • America dependent on successful education system

    Why is education funding for our children one of the first targets for conservatives when reducing state and local budgets? And why are tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy more important than providing our children and grandchildren with a quality...
  • SEC says for-profit ITT college executives engaged in fraud

    SEC says for-profit ITT college executives engaged in fraud
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission levied fraud allegations Tuesday against a major for-profit college company, accusing ITT Educational Services Inc. of hiding the “extraordinary failure” of two student loan programs from investors....
  • Justin Simmons holding campaign fundraiser despite term limit pledge

    Justin Simmons holding campaign fundraiser despite term limit pledge
    HARRISBURG — Young, fresh and fiscally conservative, Justin Simmons positioned himself as a darling of the tea party movement in 2010. Pledging not to seek more than three terms in office, Simmons accused moderate incumbent state Rep. Karen Beyer,...