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  • Honoring the U.S. Constitution

    Honoring the U.S. Constitution
    On Sept. 17,  224 years ago in Philadelphia, the founding fathers signed the Constitution and sent it on to the Continental Congress in what was to be the first step toward its ratification in June of 1788. The Chicago Tribune has a special reason for...
  • Some afraid to speak up at UC Irvine

    Editor's note: This updated version changes a description of UC Irvine student Hadeer Soliman's demeanor. IRVINE — It was like any other day at UC Irvine's Cross-Cultural Center, a hub where campus groups congregate for official events or just...
  • Rick Scott is holding SunRail hostage to push his agenda through Legislature

     Rick Scott is holding SunRail hostage to push his agenda through Legislature
    The odds of riding SunRail to downtown Orlando are now about the same as riding Moby Dick to Atlantis. This is not all that surprising. SunRail has been a dead train chugging since Rick Scott became Florida's first Maximum Leader. It's how he is...
  • $20 Million Infusion May Revive Hartford's Constitution Plaza

    $20 Million Infusion May Revive Hartford's Constitution Plaza
    Fifty years ago, plans for Hartford's Constitution Plaza called for soaring office towers, a television broadcast studio, a hotel, storefronts for specialty shops and one more thing: apartments. Yes, apartments. In the wake of a recession that hit in...
  • City scrambles to curb agency losses

    Burbank could be stuck with a $50-million tab if Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to disband local redevelopment agencies goes through. With local governments holding their breath over the budget proposal, Burbank last week joined other cities in...
  • Re-energizing young voters

    Re-energizing young voters
    DeJanee Fennell hears the excuses. Young people are apathetic. Young people are sick of politics. Young people have given up. But Fennell doesn't buy that. The 20-year-old junior at Morgan State University knows President Barack Obama needs the youth...
  • Ron Paul is sweeping the GOP youth vote

    Ron Paul is sweeping the GOP youth vote
    Across the country, the youth vote is down. Registration is low. Voter enthusiasm for Republican candidates has been lackluster. Unless that candidate's name is Ron Paul. The 76-year-old U.S. representative from Texas has energized — and gained &#...
  • Police: Laurel murder-suicide witnessed by victim's children

    What appeared to have been a strained association — rife with abuse and violence — ended in Laurel on Sept. 14 in a murder-suicide that was witnessed by the young children of the murder victim. According to Laurel and Prince George's County...
  • Mailbag: D.A. makes 'wrong kind of history'

    History is being made in Orange County, but it is the wrong kind of history, thanks to Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas. The prosecution of 11 Muslim students for interrupting a speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine sends...
  • GOP leader: Repeal city pension perk for union officials

    GOP leader: Repeal city pension perk for union officials
    With at least two lawmakers expressing a need to change laws that give union leaders pension perks from Chicago funds, Mayor Rahm Emanuel declined to talk about such specific reforms today.   The mayor tried to reframe the issue as a broader one...
  • Hessie Abraham Davidson

    Hessie Abraham Davidson, former chairman of the Davidson Transfer & Storage Co., who counted among his many interesting and challenging moving jobs overseeing the moving of the U.S. Constitution, died Sept. 18 of complications from a stroke at Springhouse...