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  • Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women

    Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women
    When Renea Walker realized she had to make a change, she was in a hotel room looking into a mirror. "I had a real bad beating. Both my eyes were black, my lip was busted and my tooth was missing. That will do something to you when you look in the mirror...
  • Malloy, Blumenthal Blast CL&P Proposal To Raise Rates

    Malloy, Blumenthal Blast CL&P Proposal To Raise Rates
    HARTFORD — Maggie McKenzie II makes it day-to-day on a tight, fixed income. She struggles with her health and recently cut back on her television service to meet her budget. She waits in line to pick up food from a nearby Baptist church....
  • With Minnesota bear population down, so are hunting permits

    Minnesota's bear season is approaching soon, and hunters will see another conservative framework. State wildlife officials have been trying for the past few years to increase the state's bear population. Just 3,750 permits were issued for this fall's...
  • Thanks to one man's quest, Chequamegon Bay still producing big bass and drawing anglers

    ASHLAND, Wis. Roger Lapenter covered a lot of territory before he wound up on Chequamegon Bay running a bait shop he never intended to buy. He was a ski instructor at Aspen Mountain in Colorado, guiding fly fishers on mountain streams in summers. He fly-...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • Billionaire's political ads criticized by fact-checking groups

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer's blitz against candidates who are soft on climate change is underway in seven states, but some prominent fact-checking groups say he's emitting enough hot air to melt a few glaciers. Negative reviews from...
  • Hospital uses tablets to assist in patient care

    FORT WORTH Jessica Adkins, cradling her newborn son, Kaden, to her chest, said she appreciates being able to order meals, watch movies on demand and make her room cooler, all without leaving the comfort of her hospital bed. Texas Health Harris...
  • Bear, wolf, cougar added to state protected list

    Bear, wolf, cougar added to state protected list
    Illinois has added the black bear, gray wolf and cougar to its list of protected species under the state's wildlife code, giving the three animals at least the same rights as the common squirrel and lowly opossum. Bears, cougars and wolves are all "apex...
  • Baltimore Basilica stages Interfaith service for Peace in Iraq

    Baltimore Basilica stages Interfaith service for Peace in Iraq
    As people of different faiths gathered Sunday at the Baltimore Basilica for a prayer service for peace in Iraq, Archbishop William E. Lori implored the crowd to keep praying after news of the crisis no longer dominates headlines. "This suffering has...
  • Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons, move headquarters to Canada

    Burger King Worldwide Inc. is looking north to expand, launching acquisition talks with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. and rekindling the political debate over offshore tax shifting. Stock in both companies soared Monday after...
  • School year starts with continuing reforms

    School year starts with continuing reforms
    Last year, the Common Core was debated by everyone from conservative talk show hosts to parents flooding state capitals, and teachers rebelled against a new evaluation system they believe is unfair. Now it's year two for the phase-in of controversial...