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  • Steve Waters: Net ban rescued fishing in Florida

    Steve Waters: Net ban rescued fishing in Florida
    It was 20 years ago this week that fishing in Florida was rescued. The constitutional net ban went into effect. And that anniversary is something to celebrate. "Some people say it's the most important fisheries reform in history," said Karl Wickstrom,...
  • How and why Elgin will be conducting a resident opinion survey

    In last spring's Elgin mayoral and City Council election less than 14 percent of registered voters headed to the polls. Unless there are controversial matters on the agenda, in a town with more than 111,000 residents, oft-times only a handful of people...
  • A court of one: Anthony Kennedy

     A court of one: Anthony Kennedy
    Forget the debate over whether the Supreme Court has taken a liberal turn. It is not a liberal court or a conservative court. It's a Kennedy court. On major constitutional and statutory questions, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's views matter more than...
  • Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts

    Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts
    Beginning in April 2017, the trustees of the Glendale Community College board are expected to be elected from five separate districts within Glendale, according to a plan the board agreed to adopt earlier this month. College officials began looking to...
  • Toll cuts, new laws arrive with start of fiscal year

    Toll cuts, new laws arrive with start of fiscal year
    Maryland motorists will pay lower tolls, local governments no longer have to collect stormwater fees dubbed the "rain tax," and military retirees are getting a larger tax break. Those are among dozens of state actions taking effect July 1 — fiscal...
  • Critic of Hobart mayor announces GOP challenge

    Critic of Hobart mayor announces GOP challenge
    Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor will face a challenge in the November general election from Larry Brown, a longtime resident and vocal critic of the mayor and the Team Snedecor concept. Snedecor, incumbent council members, the clerk-treasurer and city judge...
  • Christie, stressing life story, launches uphill bid for president

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his presidential candidacy Tuesday, kicking off what is predicted to be an uphill bid for the Republican nomination by drawing on his modest New Jersey beginnings. In the gymnasium of...
  • Turkey fails to elect new speaker in initial voting

    Turkey's parliament has failed to elect its new speaker after two rounds of voting that were being watched for an early indication of the Turkish parties' strength in the coalition-building process. Ismet Yilmaz, the ruling party's candidate and the...
  • Prickly City:Oh No She Didn't! She Referred To The Voters As WHAT?!

    Prickly City:Oh No She Didn't! She Referred To The Voters As WHAT?!
    2016 Presidential Election polls have shown that people find Hunny Bunny lacking in certain human qualities, like warmth and compassion. She aims to fix this by having her staff promote her warm and fuzzy side. Unfortunately, she doesn't seem to have one,...
  • Supreme Court's gay-marriage ruling settles nothing

    The long-expected decision of the U.S. Supreme Court imposing same-sex marriage on the country has been issued. The obvious next question is whether this settles the matter, and there's a one-word answer: "Hardly." If anything, the court's decision is...
  • Belarus sets presidential election for Oct. 11

    The parliament of Belarus decided Tuesday to set the next presidential election for Oct. 11, about a month earlier than originally planned. The decision intensified a debate among opposition parties on whether to put forward candidates for an election...