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  • 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,...
  • East Dundee officials get look at draft of village's budget

    East Dundee officials get look at draft of village's budget
    There is a lot of good news packed into East Dundee's proposed 2015-16 budget. At Monday's board meeting, Village Administrator Bob Skurla presented a draft he said is balanced for general fund operations, water fund operations, waste water fund...
  • House passes compromise package to change how Medicare pays doctors

    The House of Representatives easily passed bipartisan legislation Thursday to update the way Medicare pays physicians and extend federal funding for a popular children's health insurance program, putting pressure on the Senate to act before Congress...
  • Regulators launch major crackdown on payday lenders

    Regulators launch major crackdown on payday lenders
    Federal regulators are launching a major crackdown on payday and other short-term, high-interest lenders by proposing tough new regulations to halt the cycle of debt that cripples some consumers. The planned rules from the Consumer Financial...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    1. Will the new CTfastrak bus route change the way you commute? A ribbon cutting for the new bus rapid transit system is scheduled for Friday, followed by a round-trip tour of the bus-only roadway. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Department...
  • Payday lenders warn that proposed new rules could hurt consumers

    Payday lenders warn that proposed new rules could hurt consumers
    Payday lenders complained loudly that tough new federal regulations proposed for their industry would force many operators to shut down and leave cash-strapped consumers with fewer options for getting short-term loans. "It's apparent to me that...