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    (TNS) Tribune News Service News Budget for Thursday, January 29, 2015 ^< Updated at 8 p.m. EST (0100 UTC). ^< Adds GUANTANAMO:MI, SCI-SCIENTISTS-PUBLIC:PG, CAPITOL-PROTESTERS:CON, EU-RUSSIA:BLO, FUGIVITE-IDENTITY:FL, USCUBA-CULTURE:WA, SENATE-...
  • Baltimore County schools back away from budget request

     Baltimore County schools back away from budget request
    Baltimore County school leaders have backed away from an ambitious budget proposal after the county executive quietly summoned board members to his office and told them to reduce the request. Superintendent Dallas Dance had proposed a $1.5 billion...
  • Obama bid to end 'sequestration' spending limits divides Republicans

    President Obama revived his call Thursday to end federal spending limits linked to a last-resort deficit deal reached nearly four years ago, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who...
  • European parliament president expects clashes but no rash actions from Athens in bailout talks

    The first European official to visit Greece since the country elected a new left-wing government said Thursday that he expects clashes over how to lighten the country's bailout — not rash actions from Athens. European Parliament president Martin...
  • Venezuelan Hedge Fund Manager Gets 13 Years In Prison

    BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A Venezuelan-American hedge fund manager was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for running a Connecticut fraud scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela's state oil company. Francisco Illarramendi...
  • Wethersfield Officials Say 'State Of Town' Is Good

    WETHERSFIELD — The town's fiscal health is excellent, business activity is increasing and its biggest public works project is proceeding on schedule, town officials said at the annual State of the Town event Thursday. "I feel like we have plenty of...
  • Almost half of US households exhaust their salaries

    Almost half of US households exhaust their salaries
    The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth "solid." But several new reports show most Americans are treading along a dangerous financial tightrope, where one slip could be devastating. Nearly half of U.S. households — 47 percent —...
  • Top US colleges like Yale, Harvard seek Chinese students from outside the economic elite

    Widely regarded overseas as places only for children of the rich and powerful, top American universities like Yale and Harvard are increasing efforts to attract the best international students, regardless of their financial backgrounds. With more...
  • Venezuelan hedge fund manager gets 13 years in prison for massive Connecticut fraud scheme

    A Venezuelan-American hedge fund manager was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for running a Connecticut fraud scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela's state oil company. Francisco Illarramendi expressed remorse and told...
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Cheshire has named a new chief executive, David L. Hallal, to replace current CEO and company founder Dr. Leonard Bell, effective April 1. Bell will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, the company...
  • African Americans not only voters in need of lecturing

    African Americans not only  voters in need of lecturing
    Blacks are hip to the "political lecture." No, not the one about acting properly around law enforcement and trigger-happy policing. This particular bit of chastisement surfaces around election time when the political punditry starts bemoaning that black...