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  • President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour

    President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour
    WASHINGTON — Two and a half years after President Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region this week to try to convince allies and adversaries alike that he really meant it....
  • Libertyville's $59.3 million budget plan heavy on capital projects

     Libertyville's $59.3 million budget plan heavy on capital projects
    More than $10 million in infrastructure improvements are included in Libertyville's $59.3 million budget plan, officials said. About $6 million is expected to be invested in road rehabilitation, and about $4.8 million in water and sewer projects,...
  • Tinley Park unveils $47 million budget

    Tinley Park unveils $47 million budget
    Tinley Park officials unveiled a $47 million general fund budget for the coming fiscal year that is an increase of about $4 million over the previous year. Village Treasurer Brad Bettenhausen said this year's budget would not have been balanced without...
  • Madigan: Votes not there yet on income tax, minimum wage hike

    Madigan: Votes not there yet on income tax, minimum wage hike
    SPRINGFIELD — As the General Assembly heads into its final month of session, House Speaker Michael Madigan said Tuesday that he doesn’t have enough votes lined up yet to extend the state’s income tax increase or raise the minimum wage....
  • $54,943: Sister Cities of Newport News

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring specific line items in state and local budgets. A culture-sharing program that connects Newport News to cities in China, Japan and Germany was supported by $54,943 in city funds in the...
  • Park Ridge officials approve budget

    Park Ridge officials approve budget
    Park Ridge aldermen have unanimously approved the $67.5 million budget for 2014-15, but the city faces continued fiscal woes – not the least of which is a looming property tax levy hike in December unless further cuts are made. Aldermen last month...
  • Can Yahoo Make Big TV Shows Pay?

    With an eye toward landing its own "House of Cards"-style tentpole, Yahoo is looking to pour top dollar into original shows with TV-biz pedigrees. It has approached multiple studios and agents to scope out potential hits, and is zeroing in on specific...
  • $326,000: Landfill post-closure care

    Editor's note: This is part of a daily series examining specific line items in state and local budgets. ISLE OF WIGHT — The continued care of a landfill the county closed years ago will cost Isle of Wight $326,000 next year under the current...
  • $205,677: Mosquito control

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items in state and local budgets. Each spring, a renewed buzz spreads across Hampton's neighborhoods as mosquito pupa form into full-fledged adults in search of food. Hampton,...
  • $20,000: Police uniforms, clothes

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring line items from state and local budgets. POQUOSON — It costs about $20,000 to clothe the 23-member police force in Poquoson. A pair of items in the city's current budget address the...
  • $4 million: Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation Program

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring line items from state and local budgets. RICHMOND – Something like 0.4 percent of all homes in Virginia don't have indoor plumbing, and there's a government program to put in the pipes...