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  • California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform

     California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform
    California may be a blue state, but a Republican-led effort to scale back federal intervention in educational reform is drawing support here. As the House of Representatives moves to vote on reauthorizing a 50-year-old education reform law,...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    US regulators agree to ban on Internet providers from blocking or slowing web traffic Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet...
  • Tax cuts, testing, even booze, make Legislature's agenda

    Tax cuts, testing, even booze, make Legislature's agenda
    Cable and cellphone bills could be trimmed, the cost of textbooks cut, and testing in public schools reduced. Water and land policy may be overhauled, medical marijuana legalized, and beer and liquor laws loosened. As state lawmakers gather Tuesday to...
  • How Christie's budget changes transportation funding debate

    Gov. Chris Christie made headlines on the state's beleaguered Transportation Trust Fund this week by not mentioning it in his 25-minute budget address, drawing the ire of many interest groups pushing for a long-term fix to the fund. But for residents and...
  • Hold onto the silverware — lawmakers are gathering in Tallahassee

    Hold onto the silverware —  lawmakers are gathering in Tallahassee
    Legally, Florida lawmakers must accomplish just one task during the annual two-month legislative session, which begins Tuesday in Tallahassee. They must pass a state budget. But given the pent-up issues facing Florida after last year's do-little,...
  • Budget proposal could ground some department aircraft

    A budget proposal laid out Thursday could wind up grounding two search and rescue helicopters and a plane capable of prisoner and personnel transports. An Alaska House subcommittee denied a $2.4 million request by the Department of Public Safety for an...
  • House GOP weighs new approach on Homeland Security

    Sounding retreat, House Republicans agreed Thursday to push short-term funding to prevent a partial shutdown at the Homeland Security Department while leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal. "The speaker's...
  • India sees growth over 8 percent, set for 'big bang' reforms

    A government report says India's economy will grow more than 8 percent in the upcoming financial year and appears to have shaken off its persistent problems of high inflation, rising budget deficits and poor domestic demand. The Economic Survey, an...
  • Lloyds to pay dividend for first time since being bailed out

    London-based Lloyds Banking Group passed a milestone Friday in its recovery from the financial crisis, reporting an annual profit and announcing plans to pay a dividend for the first time since it was rescued by British taxpayers. The bank posted net...
  • Citigroup whistleblower still on the trail of the too-big-to-fail

    DALLAS Richard Bowen teaches the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 at the University of Texas at Dallas from a deeply personal perspective that of whistleblower. The 68-year-old senior lecturer of accounting was once a top executive with Citigroup's mortgage...
  • Earthwalk Park to receive ADA-compliant upgrades

    Earthwalk Park to receive ADA-compliant upgrades
    "Antiquated" playground equipment will soon be replaced at Earthwalk Park with new equipment that will be compliant with new Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, according to a staff report. The...