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  • When Scott gets to work, what's gonna give?

    When Scott gets to work, what's gonna give?
    I wonder if, in their heart of hearts, Republicans in the Legislature were crossing their fingers for Alex Sink. She was the wishy-washy, predictable Democrat they knew, as opposed to Rick Scott, the scary bald man who remains a mystery. Republican...
  • Raven Matt Birk joins fight against same-sex marriage

    Raven Matt Birk joins fight against same-sex marriage
    Ravens center Matt Birk is expected to film a video this week opposing Maryland's new same-sex marriage law, making him the second player on the team to take a public stand on the referendum. Birk, a Roman Catholic and father of six, is pressing a view...
  • Report: Dodgers Looking to Auction Media Rights

    Report: Dodgers Looking to Auction Media Rights
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Dodgers are looking make some money from their media rights a year ahead of schedule as they prepare to take on a new owner. The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that lawyers for the beleaguered team sought permission...
  • Retired professor to challenge court order

    Retired professor to challenge court order
    Retired New Jersey chemistry professor Julian Heicklen scheduled an activity-filled trip to Florida this week: First, he handed out jury information pamphlets in Fort Lauderdale and then gave a speech to South Florida Libertarians. Today, Heicklen...
  • 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...
  • Critics Say Brownback Budget Plan Will Hurt Kansas Schools

    Critics Say Brownback Budget Plan Will Hurt Kansas Schools
    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has a plan to balance the state's budget, but opponents fear that the $60 million in proposed cuts will come at the expense of public school districts. In all, $56.5 million dollars is being cut from the current budget....
  • 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...
  • Indiana Senate OKs amendment to ban gay marriages

    INDIANAPOLIS — A movement to add a ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions to the state constitution won another victory Tuesday. The Indiana Senate voted 40-10 in favor of a measure that would allow Hoosiers to vote on an amendment to prohibit...
  • Blagojevich accuses prosecutors of railroading him

    In an impassioned -- if orchestrated -- speech outside his home Wednesday evening, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich accused federal prosecutors of trying to railroad him by hiding critical evidence from the jury in his upcoming corruption retrial. With a...