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  • Panel urges transformation of California state parks system

    Panel urges transformation of California state parks system
    When visitors arrive at a state-run park these days, they may find disrepair after years of skipped maintenance and a crowd that doesn't reflect the state's growing diversity. Behind the scenes, they would discover a public agency that is working with...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds

    State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds
    HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Rob McCord, a former Democratic candidate for governor, resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation. McCord's surprise departure notice came at 10:57 a.m. Thursday in an emailed news release. It said he was resigning...
  • Former Westminster man indicted in nearly $2 million Ponzi scheme

    Former Westminster man indicted in nearly $2 million Ponzi scheme
    A former Westminster man has been accused of defrauding investors out of their retirement savings and home equity in a nearly $2 million Ponzi scheme, according to a federal indictment unsealed Thursday in Florida. Jasper Buck, 59, who lived in...
  • Falling oil prices: How long will it last?

    Falling oil prices: How long will it last?
    Filling up at the gas station has been a much more pleasant experience for Americans since last fall. Regular gas is now less than $2 a gallon in many states, down from around $3.30 just a year ago. But how long will that last? It’s just one of...
  • 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...
  • 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...