| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:23 PM
As Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski sets his sights on the governor’s mansion, he'll also face a contested race for mayor here at home. W. Michael Donovan, an unaffiliated independent candidate who will challenge Pawlowski in the fall, stepped up his...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:13 PM
A Merced teachers union has voted to back a controversial federal grant program, but only after extracting district guarantees that student test scores would not be used to evaluate individual instructors. Sheila Whitley, president of the Merced Union...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:34 PM
After a marathon debate, the Fresno teachers union agreed to endorse its school district's application for a federal grant that will require controversial changes in instructor evaluations....
| Jul 15, 2013
When James Russell learned that he had a rare form of appendix cancer, he thoroughly investigated his treatment options.
His research led him to Dr. Armando Sardi, a surgical oncologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore who is one of a few...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Somerset County officials are calling on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to revise an application for $8.6 million in federal aid, saying it will render many families hurt by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy ineligible for money to rebuild.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Dr. Craig Hendrix is exploring a novel concept: whether antiviral drugs can be absorbed through certain areas of the body to prevent sexual transmission of HIV.
To test such hypotheses, Hendrix and his Johns Hopkins colleagues typically can put up...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:26 PM
United Arts of Central Florida announced today that it has awarded a round of its new mini-grants.
Seven organizations will share $10,873 in grants given by the organization, which supports arts and cultural groups in Orange, Osceola, Lake and...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:28 PM
State officials have decided to forge ahead with a controversial offer to buy out about 10 homeowners on Smith Island as part of a plan for helping Somerset County recover from superstorm Sandy.
The Department of Housing and Community Development...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:57 PM
What do Leon Panetta, Marc Morial and Corinthian Colleges have in common? Good question.
Panetta and Morial are among our most distinguished public servants. Panetta earlier this year concluded a stint as secretary of Defense, one of a string of high-...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday.
Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...