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  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf halts death penalty

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf halts death penalty
    For Wanda Mata, the news Friday that Gov. Tom Wolf had halted executions under Pennsylvania's death penalty brought a new flood of pain over her brother's murder. Only three weeks ago, the birth of Carlos Juarbe's first grandchild forced Mata to again...
  • Pakistan executes 12 in single day, officials promise more

    Pakistan executes 12 in single day, officials promise more
    Pakistani officials on Tuesday executed 12 people in the country's single-largest day of executions since a moratorium on the death penalty was lifted in December, officials said. The executions are sure to raise concerns over due process and proper...
  • 'Paper Towns': You can fake Orlando

    'Paper Towns': You can fake Orlando
    Time magazine lists "Paper Towns," a set-in-Orlando mystery, as among 15 movies to see in 2015. The film is based on author John Green's 2008 novel. When he was promoting the movie of "The Fault in Our Stars" last year, Green said he was advocating...
  • Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade

    Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade
    A surge in digital entertainment jobs from new online shows on Amazon, YouTube and other new-media outlets has helped drive employment in Hollywood to the highest level in a decade. Some 8,000 new jobs were added to the motion picture and sound...
  • Notable inmates on Pennsylvania's death row

    Notable inmates on Pennsylvania's death row
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced a moratorium on executions in Pennsylvania on Friday. Some details about his action, the reaction and the death penalty: THE GOVERNOR'S ACTION: Wolf said the moratorium will be in effect at least until he...
  • Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill

    Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill
    Before voting Friday on a bill aimed at strengthening the regulation of charter schools, the legislature's education committee cut out a controversial proposal that would have placed a two-year moratorium on new charter schools. "I was persuaded that...
  • Senate panel votes for two-year fracking delay

    Senate panel votes for two-year fracking delay
    A Senate panel voted Wednesday to impose a two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Western Maryland, a pause to allow lawmakers to review any limits the Hogan administration might put on the controversial drilling practice. The...
  • I am an addict and I am always recovering

    I am an addict and I am always recovering
    I didn't use drugs until I was 18. Before then, I was an overachiever in school, played sports and had an active social life. When I was a senior in high school, I got a part-time job at a pharmacy and continued to work there throughout college. In...
  • School aid win-win

    With Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed reductions to Maryland's K-12 public schools largely reversed by the General Assembly, it's appropriate for lawmakers to boost opportunities for low-income students in private schools as well. Providing students real...
  • Illinois man to plead guilty in credit card fraud scheme

    Illinois man to plead guilty in credit card fraud scheme
    An Illinois man with ties to Highland is admitting he bought dozens of stolen credit card numbers that he used at stores throughout Northwest Indiana and Illinois, even after he had already been arrested. Cedric Shaw, 35, of South Holland, Ill., will...
  • A state earned income tax credit could help people move from welfare to work

    A state earned income tax credit could help people move from welfare to work
    The earned income tax credit has enjoyed four decades of bipartisan support because it helps working people at the bottom of the economic ladder climb up a few rungs. In their zeal to bring the federal budget into balance without raising taxes on people...