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  • Budget shuffle sends $6 million more to county school construction

    Budget shuffle sends $6 million more to county school construction
    Lawmakers announced Friday they have shifted $20 million in the state capital budget for school construction, freeing up $3 million for Anne Arundel. The new funding will be matched by the county for a total of $6 million that could lead to new gym or...
  • Fed chief Janet Yellen expects gradual approach to rate hike

    WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said the central bank was likely to take a more cautious and gradual approach toward raising interest rates than in the past, reflecting a weak economy and other risks of tightening monetary...
  • US isolated as allies line up to join China-led bank

    U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China's frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power. South Korea, one of America's...
  • Regional transportation vision hits funding speed bump

    Regional transportation vision hits funding speed bump
    Trains and automobiles dominated the discussion Friday during a 90-minute Transportation and Infrastructure conference held at Baxter International in Deerfield. Of significant urgency is the federal government extending financing of the Surface...
  • Blue Island hires 'mastermind' of Dixmoor parks scandal

    Blue Island hires 'mastermind' of Dixmoor parks scandal
    It has been 17 years since Bobby Jackson pleaded guilty in a scheme to steal more than $100,000 from the Dixmoor Park District, but it came as a shock to learn that Blue Island has hired him as building director for its recreation center. "I believe...
  • West Palm Beach police ready to start using tiny body cameras

    West Palm Beach police ready to start using tiny body cameras
    In the court of public opinion, video can be a powerful tool. So the West Palm Beach Police Department is adding to its arsenal small body cameras that some officers will wear on patrol. The tiny cylinders can be clipped to sunglasses, baseball caps...
  • Council candidates differ on issues at forum

    Council candidates differ on issues at forum
    Council candidates at the final election forum on Thursday were divided on what to do about transferring millions of dollars from a local utility to the General Fund, an issue that’s currently being decided in court. Edith Fuentes, a former...
  • With no bloodshed, Illinois lawmakers solve a crisis. More of this, please.

    With no bloodshed, Illinois lawmakers solve a crisis. More of this, please.
    Some Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly voted last week to make cuts to education and other spending they favor. The Earth did not fly into the sun. In votes on the same measures, Republican legislators agreed to raid money from funds that...
  • Assembly proposes more school construction aid for counties

    Assembly proposes more school construction aid for counties
    Baltimore County and other high-growth suburban jurisdictions would receive extra state money to alleviate school overcrowding under an initiative announced Friday in Annapolis. Flanked by delegates and senators from the five counties that would benefit,...
  • Heated trustees race on display in Tinley Park

    Tinley Park trustees face a scorching re-election campaign, and as Election Day draws near the political barbs between the incumbents and their challengers have only grown more heated. The race to fill three village trustee positions in the April 7...
  • Wall Street keeping a close eye on wages

    The stock market moved sideways and down this week as investors sorted through a welter of conflicting data about the strength of the U.S. economic recovery: consumer spending up, inventories down, dollar stronger, output forecasts lowered. But,...