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  • Why Police Body Cameras Won't Work

    Why Police Body Cameras Won't Work
    The failure to indict the New York City police officer whose chokehold killed Eric Garner — captured on video — proves just how ineffective body cameras would be in curbing epidemic police violence and racial profiling. The officers who...
  • Hillary Clinton starting to lose that 'new car' smell

    Hillary Clinton starting to lose that 'new car' smell
    WASHINGTON — There was something in the air before Hillary Clinton addressed Georgetown University students Wednesday, but it definitely wasn't a new-car smell. It was a faint but unmistakable whiff of indifference. When the front-runner for the...
  • Outspoken economist could help shape state's future

    Outspoken economist could help shape state's future
    Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice and insights shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and, now, as a member of Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future. In the decade since he...
  • First Presbyterian Church in Hampton to hold Young Performing Artists Competition in March

    First Presbyterian Church in Hampton will present its annual Young Performing Artists Competition in March 2015. This will be the 28th year the church has sponsored this important opportunity for young musicians to polish their recital skills and...
  • Expanding Medicaid can help Florida's children succeed in school

    Expanding Medicaid can help Florida's children succeed in school
    Children who have health insurance through Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program go further in school than children who are uninsured, according to a recent report. Researchers from Cornell and Harvard have found that, compared with...
  • Towson student joins lawsuit involving rabbi

    Towson student joins lawsuit involving rabbi
    A Towson University student has added her name to a civil suit involving a Towson associate professor and rabbi accused of taking pictures and videos of women in a ritual bath. The young woman, who asked that she be identified only by her first name...
  • New judges chosen for Palm Beach County's 15th Judicial Circuit

    New judges chosen for Palm Beach County's 15th Judicial Circuit
    Gov. Rick Scott has appointed three new judges to Palm Beach County's 15th Judicial Circuit Court. Scott selected Howard K. Coates and Kirk C. Volker, both of Palm Beach Gardens, and Edward Artau, of Delray Beach, to "honorably serve Florida families."...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
  • How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment

    How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment
    Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare. Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
  • Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation

    Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation
    There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...