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  • Health officials concerned about rats at Occupy DC sites

     
    Occupy DC has survived the police, the cold and Darrell Issa. But now, they’re facing a potentially tough foe: rats...
  • Newsman scrootens his archives to find Daley's 'Greatest Hits'

     
    Wednesday's print column. Of all the nuggets of Richard M. Daley's wit and wisdom that veteran WLS-AM 890 political reporter Bill Cameron unearthed in a recent search of his audio vault, my favorite is this: What really makes narcotics so......
  • Letters to the editor

    Shades of 1972? Re "As vote nears, chief warns of terror risk," Oct. 23 Notwithstanding Los Angeles Police Department Chief William J. Bratton's preemptive precautions and thoroughness, his warning may have precedent. Shortly before the 1972 election,...
  • Obama, be like Reagan

    Obama, be like Reagan
    The inclination with any new president is to define him by those who came before. So we graft Barack Obama's head atop the black-and-white, cigarette-puffing image of Franklin Roosevelt (as Time did), or we dress him up as George Washington (as the New...
  • CalPERS: a looming disaster?

    CalPERS: a looming disaster?
    Today's topic: How much of a fiscal hazard to California does the state's pension system present? Won't CalPERS recover most of the money it has lost this year once the economy recovers? Without reform, get ready for fiscal disaster Point: Marcia...
  • Public education in U.S. falls short, Obama says

    President Barack Obama strongly condemned the state of public education Tuesday, calling for more charter schools, higher salaries for effective teachers and the faster firing of bad ones, an agenda that could put him at odds with some longtime Democratic...
  • Bitterness grows between Clinton and Obama

    Tensions mounted between the two leading Democratic candidates for president Sunday, as Hillary Rodham Clinton launched an aggressive attack on Barack Obama, suggesting his much-vaunted opposition to the Iraq war was all talk and little action. Clinton...
  • Governor candidate: Brian Moran

    Governor candidate: Brian Moran
    Brian Moran has been a powerful foot soldier in the Democratic resurgence in Richmond. As a General Assembly leader, Moran traveled Virginia for years recruiting Democrats to run for the House of Delegates. The dividends of that partisan groundwork can be...
  • West Palm Beach hotel dropped from federal stimulus push

    Palm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday dropped plans to request $20 million in federal economic stimulus money for a stalled convention center hotel. Rising costs, following financial and legal delays, prompted the County Commission in October to...
  • Obama's budget indicates ambition, change in government role

    Just a month into his term, President Barack Obama is calling for the most dramatic change in decades in the way the country tackles the pressing issues of the economy, health care, energy, education and taxes. Government, he says, must take the lead on...
  • Delray Beach is "shovel ready" for federally-funded projects

    Delray Beach is finalizing details on public projects eligible for federal funds through President Barack Obama's newly funded American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The grants are available to any qualifying project that is shovel-ready. In Delray...