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  • Former Rep. Joe Baca takes steps to run for Fontana mayor this fall

    Former Rep. Joe Baca takes steps to run for Fontana mayor this fall
    Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Baca, who earlier this year lost a bid to return to the House, has found another office to try for -- mayor of Fontana. Baca has taken steps to become a candidate in the November election, the Fontana city clerk's...
  • Conservatives compete to run against Wasserman Schultz

    Two fiscal conservatives with prior congressional campaigns are competing in a Republican primary to run against U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz in November, a daunting task in a mostly Democratic district. Joseph Kaufman, backed by conservative...
  • Earlier Hearing Sought For $21M Berlin Police HQ Project

    BERLIN — Setting an earlier public hearing date for a proposed $21 million police station will be discussed by the town council at a special meeting Tuesday. The meeting comes a week after a divided council voted to set the hearing date for Sept....
  • 4th circuit ruling brings joy to some, upset to others

    4th circuit ruling brings joy to some, upset to others
    One side was smiling, the other subdued as the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, the second federal appeals court to reject state efforts to say marriage was just for couples of one man and one woman....
  • Federal decision in Virginia clears way for gay marriage in NC, official says

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper believes that Monday's federal appeals court decision on Virginia's gay marriage ban eventually will allow gay marriage in his state and Cooper has no plans to intervene. A three-judge panel on the...
  • No: Efficiency cuts carbon pollution and consumers' costs

    The Florida Energy Office, led by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, weighed in on conservation goals for big utilities at the Florida Public Service Commission. Utilities are regulated by the PSC, which takes its marching orders from state leaders....
  • Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful

    Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful
    Absentee ballots are becoming increasingly popular, as tens of thousands of them were sent to Central Florida voters last week for the upcoming primary race. While Republicans still run strong in this arena, Democrats are gaining ground. In Orange...
  • 2 sets of rules for commission, citizens: My Word

    2 sets of rules for commission, citizens: My Word
    As a local small-business owner, I'm invested in the well-being of our community. My company, Armando y Jorge's OrlandoƱan Hot Sauce, even boasts of Orlando in the name. What's not so hot? Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer's thinly veiled attack...
  • Democrats' impeachment fixation

    Democrats' impeachment fixation
    "Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me. The House minority leader went on to explain that, "for the first time in history, Congress voted to sue a sitting president." And "Today: the White House...
  • Australian PM Abbott's tough stance on MH17 paying off: poll

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's forthright handling of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 appears to have paid off, a poll released on Tuesday showed, although his government has not enjoyed a similar spike...
  • Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats

    Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats
    Political enemies of President Obama have pretty much been calling for his impeachment since shortly after he took the oath of office in 2009. But this month, the volume of impeachment chatter rose a few notches, goosed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah...