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  • Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing

    Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing
    TALLAHASSEE — After racking up more than $650,000 in legal fees, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to back down from his drug-testing crusade, most recently objecting to an attempt to close a drawn-out legal battle over requiring state workers to submit to urinalysis.
  • Record number of Norco workers call it a career

    Record number of Norco workers call it a career
    With murder trials, million-dollar civil suits and nasty custody hearings, there's no shortage of human drama in the Northampton County Court system, but Court Administrator Jill Cicero isn't used to seeing it play out in her office. "I don't often see a...

    Wethersfield OKs New Contract With Some Union Workers

    WETHERSFIELD — The town council unanimously approved a new contract Monday giving police dispatchers and some town hall employees raises of 2.5 percent to 2.85 percent in each of the next three years. The labor agreement with Local 1303-408, AFSCME...

    Hogan says Maryland needs 'strong medicine' to cure budget woes

    Hogan says Maryland needs 'strong medicine' to cure budget woes
    Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan on Thursday painted a grim portrait of the financial house he'll inherit next year, saying Maryland needs "strong medicine" to end an era of outsized spending. Hogan, citing the same financial numbers released by...

    Chicago OKs app to help taxis compete with Uber, ridesharing services

    Chicago OKs app to help taxis compete with Uber, ridesharing services
    Chicago has opened a new front in the war on ridesharing services like Uber, approving a plan to sponsor an app for riders to hail local cabs. The measure was part of a package including financial supports for taxis, such as fee breaks, passed by the...