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  • LaSalle Network ranks high among small companies

     LaSalle Network ranks high among small companies
    It began as a single clap. And then a series of claps, reverberating through the downtown office of LaSalle Network, until everyone surrounded Kasey Shafer. "Happy birthday, dear Kasey," they sang, although it was not her actual birthday. It was her...
  • Obama to pledge $3 billion in climate aid for developing countries

    President Obama will pledge $3 billion to an international climate fund aimed at helping developing countries prepare for and slow the effects of climate change, a White House official said Friday. The U.S. pledged the money to the United Nations...
  • Another 'sleazy' land deal?

    Another 'sleazy' land deal?
    The O'Malley administration today pulled back from a sweetheart deal to buy $2.8 million in Eastern Shore farmland and hand it over for $1 a year to a Democratic campaign donor who wanted to use it as an "organic food hub" for the region. After...
  • China-U.S. status: It's complicated

    Americans like to keep the world simple, dividing important countries into two groups: valued allies and hateful enemies. That approach suffices when we're talking about South Korea and North Korea. But it doesn't work well when it comes to China....
  • Why China might be ready to clear the air

    It's easy to throw cold water on the U.S. climate change agreement with China and, for spite, chill your glass in an energy-guzzling refrigerator: These are nonbinding goals for the far-off future, tossed out at a summit to make two leaders look good....
  • McAuliffe applauds EPA's carbon intent, questions details

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration formally backed the federal Environmental Protection Agency's push for carbon-emission rules Friday, applauding the concept but asking for leniency in the goals currently proposed for Virginia. The way the EPA...
  • Enrollment Begins Saturday On Connecticut's Health Insurance Exchange

    Enrollment Begins Saturday On Connecticut's Health Insurance Exchange
    NEW BRITAIN — Open enrollment for 2015 medical coverage starts Saturday on Connecticut's public health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, with the goal of driving down the state's uninsured rate below the current 4 percent. It's the second...
  • Fracking rules for Illinois published after long battle

    Fracking rules for Illinois published after long battle
    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources published on its website Friday rules that regulate fracking, ending one chapter of a bitter and hard-fought multiyear battle by environmentalists who lobbied to block the rules from going into effect. Energy...
  • Roger Goodell sends memo to all NFL teams on initiatives to prevent domestic violence

    Roger Goodell sends memo to all NFL teams on initiatives to prevent domestic violence
    In the wake of recent domestic violence incidents involving former Ravens running back Ray Rice, Carolina Panthers defenisve end Greg Hardy, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald and Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, the NFL is...
  • The risk as proud Scots mull splitting from the UK

    The risk as proud Scots mull splitting from the UK
    Across the pond, the pleated skirts and tartan kilts are all aflutter: Come Sept. 18, Scottish voters will decide whether to sever the 307-year-old union that binds them to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Owing to ancestry, tribalism, grudges or...
  • U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts

    U.S. considers climate change plan that would mandate emission cuts
    The United States is considering a proposal to combat climate change that would require countries to offer plans for curtailing greenhouse gas emissions on a certain schedule but would leave it to individual nations to determine how deep their cuts...