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  • Hampton City Council considers election changes

    Hampton City Council considers election changes
    The City Council is considering a raft of changes that would affect how — and when — voters choose City Council and school board members and how those candidates are treated when they choose to appear on the ballot. The council is asking for...
  • Court blocks parts of N.C. law that ended same-day voter registration

    A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked some provisions of a North Carolina law that bars same-day voter registration, saying it would disproportionately affect minority voters.  In a 2-1 decision, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that...
  • In blow to GOP, Kansas judges refuse to force Democrat onto Senate ballot

    In a further setback to Republican incumbent Pat Roberts, a Kansas District Court declined Wednesday to force Democrats to place a candidate on the ballot in the state’s too-close-to-call U.S. Senate race. The decision appeared to cement a two-way...
  • With Hong Kong protests, economic slowdown, should we worry about China?

    WASHINGTON China's economy is growing slower than government projections, its central bank president is reportedly being pushed out and protesters are jamming the streets of Hong Kong in the tens of thousands. Should we worry? Yes. But not yet. China'...
  • 3 candidates vie for District 4 seat in Osceola

    3 candidates vie for District 4 seat in Osceola
    Two established candidates, and one not-so-well-known, are squaring off in a Nov. 4 race for Osceola County Commission. Incumbent Republican Frank Attkisson is seeking a second term representing District 4, which includes downtown Kissimmee. He faces...
  • Mick's Tape: 'Clooney for Prez,' 'Tetris' sex and more internet mayhem

    Mick's Tape: 'Clooney for Prez,' 'Tetris' sex and more internet mayhem
    Welcome to another Wednesday Hump Day Link Dump Day. Hat tip (H/t) to RedEye Social Media Lady Jessica Galliart (If you aren't already, you should follow her.) for that alternate name suggestion for Mick's Tape, my weekly round up of what's good on...
  • Health insurers spending millions to beat pro-consumer ballot measures

    Health insurers spending millions to beat pro-consumer ballot measures
    The latest campaign spending figures on California's two big healthcare ballot initiatives are just in, courtesy of the watchdog group MapLight, and they're mind-boggling. If you're curious about one significant driver of healthcare costs, here it is:...
  • 3 years later, Pentagon unit still hides Internet voting test results

    WASHINGTON A nonprofit watchdog group is suing an obscure Defense Department unit over its failure for three years to disclose the results of testing on the security safeguards of Internet voting systems that are increasingly being used to cast absentee...
  • China tells foreign countries not to meddle in Hong Kong

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi responded on Wednesday to comments by the United States and others on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying foreign countries should not meddle in China's domestic affairs. Wang, the most...
  • Ex-Tiananmen leaders say HK protesters biggest risk would be loss of public support

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former student leaders and activists involved in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing say the biggest danger to pro-democracy demonstrators currently confronting the Chinese authorities in Hong Kong is if they lose support...
  • Apopka commissioner: Last six months most embarrassing

    Apopka commissioner: Last six months most embarrassing
    Longtime Apopka Vice Mayor Bill Arrowsmith suggested Wednesday that the city consider overhauling its charter and abandoning its strong-mayor form of government, listing a series of controversial decisions by new Mayor Joe Kilsheimer. But the city...