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  • Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property

    The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through photos, faded with age, that fill four boxes spread across the dining table. Friends linked arm-in-arm on the sands of a Cuban beach. Men in suits and women in evening...
  • Carroll to continue hauling waste out of county

    Carroll to continue hauling waste out of county
    The Carroll County Board of Commissioners were not impressed by a $100,000 solid waste study which in many ways duplicated the efforts of the county's Solid Waste Advisory Group three years ago, according to several members of the council. "There is...
  • Halfway through session, lawmakers resolve next to nothing

    Halfway through session, lawmakers resolve next to nothing
    TALLAHASSEE — Nearly halfway through Florida's legislative session, consensus remains elusive on nearly every major issue: health care, conservation, school testing, the budget and tax cuts. The only substantive bill that has been passed so far...
  • Transcript: Chuy, Rahm flailing about haplessly on education funding.

    Transcript: Chuy, Rahm flailing about haplessly on education funding.
    I finally got around to correcting this portion of transcript from last week's Fox-32 mayoral debate in which Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers, Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia, discuss the looming crisis in Chicago's education funding....
  • Confidential airport authority report divides board

    With a $10 million land sale ready to close, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority appeared ready to leave behind four turbulent years in which it has struggled to pay the bills. Then came a confidential report, by outside attorneys, which concluded...
  • Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients

    Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients
    Coping with ever-increasing medical bills is frustrating — and getting more so. A recent survey by private health insurance exchange EHealth highlights the pressure Americans are feeling. It found that more than 6 in 10 people say they're more...
  • Fitch downgrades Greece amid bailout uncertainty

    The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece's sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government's pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default. The agency late Friday said it had lowered the...
  • Critic Fioretti says Emanuel has changed, but Garcia downplays endorsement

    Critic Fioretti says Emanuel has changed, but Garcia downplays endorsement
    Standing in the basement dining room of a West Loop Greek restaurant Sunday afternoon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel accepted the endorsement of one of his chief antagonists -- former mayoral candidate and outgoing 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti. "For me, the...
  • American regional English dictionary running low on money

    A Wisconsin project that shows regional differences in how Americans use the English language is running low on money. The Dictionary of American Regional English, known by the acronym DARE, was founded at the University of Wisconsin-Madison more than...
  • Analysis: Gaps in Jindal budget appear in legislative review

    As they unravel Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal for next year, lawmakers are finding cuts disguised as "efficiencies," gaps not disclosed by the administration and critical services reliant on shaky financing. Members of the House Appropriations...
  • Talk of the County: Gov. Rauner is trimming the wrong fat

    Talk of the County: Gov. Rauner is trimming the wrong fat
    No reason to hurry This is for the drivers who pass me on the left on a two-lane highway because I'm doing the speed limit. First guy to wait in line at the red light wins. Obama's debt Jesse Jackson Jr. got let out of prison and is in a halfway...