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  • Brown, Kashkari make high-profile Southern California appearances

    Brown, Kashkari make high-profile Southern California appearances
    Eight men in sombreros played mariachi tunes Friday to warm up a lunch-hour crowd for Gov. Jerry Brown at a hotel off Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. Latino lawmakers, gathered under a "Gracias Governor Brown" banner, heaped praise on him for...
  • What to do about those lost IRS e-mails

    Jonah Goldberg displays an opportunistic use of logic. ("The IRS email scandal: Where's the outrage?," Column, June 16) He correctly relies on the observation of no evidence for a supposed increase in applications to the IRS by conservative groups...
  • More smoke at the IRS — and not only from the hard drives

    More smoke at the IRS — and not only from the hard drives
    "It's inexcusable, and Americans are right to be angry about it, and I am angry about it. I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency, but especially in the IRS, given the power that it has and the reach that it has into all of our lives. ......
  • The naked self-interest of the bureaucratic class

    For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the...
  • Police reports: IRS scam, stolen soda, and more

    Police reports: IRS scam, stolen soda, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A bench in the 100 block of Jackson Avenue was damaged about 2:30 a.m. April 20. A woman received a call from someone instructing her to contact an IRS agent who was filing a case against...
  • Naperville police warn of phone scam

    Naperville police warn of phone scam
    Naperville police are warning residents of a phone scam in which the caller claims to be from the IRS or Federal Law Enforcement Center. The callers are telling people they owe back taxes and threaten them with arrest, large fines or deportation, police...
  • Naperville police reports: Stolen fish tank, missing medicine, and more

    Naperville police reports: Stolen fish tank, missing medicine, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: Checks and money orders were stolen from an apartment complex office in the 700 block of Inland Circle between 4 p.m. May 4 and 6:45 a.m. May 5. Golf clubs valued at $2,000 were stolen...
  • IRA transfers vs. IRA rollovers

    Unfortunately, when it comes to Internal Revenue Service publications, you can't always depend on what they say. In a recent ruling about individual retirement account (IRA) rollovers, a tax court judge commented, "Taxpayers rely on IRS guidance at...
  • House Republicans' idea of leadership: more kangaroo committees

    House Republicans on Wednesday voted to hold former Internal Revenue Service¬†official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. At least she can rest assured that she’s not alone: Just about everyone else in the country has contempt for Congress too. The...
  • Niles deacon sues church members, arguing defamation

    Niles deacon sues church members, arguing defamation
    A deacon at a Presbyterian church in Niles has filed a lawsuit against 22 fellow church members, accusing them of distributing a memorandum containing accusations that he says are false and contributed to the break-up of his marriage. Deacon Chang...
  • IRS workers got $1.1 million in bonuses despite owing back taxes

    WASHINGTON -- The IRS paid a total of about $1.1 million in bonuses over about two years to more than 1,100 employees who had been disciplined for failing to pay their own taxes, according to an inspector general's report. Those employees also...