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  • July 19 Letters: Langley, Chesapeake Bay, Sen. Mark Warner

    Protect Langley Recent articles have focused on the purchasing of properties surrounding Langley Air Force Base in an area designated as the Langley Air Force Base Clear Zone. There are 1.2 billion reasons that the city of Hampton's purchase of land is...
  • French center-right wants Sarkozy re-election despite legal woes: poll

    PARIS (Reuters) - A clear majority of French center-right voters want former president Nicolas Sarkozy to seek re-election in 2017 and his support has grown despite legal troubles facing him and his party, an opinion survey showed on Thursday. The Ifop...
  • Export-Import Bank's survival is on the line

    As lawmakers in Washington wrestle over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Milwaukee businessman Bill Maxon has no question where he stands on the issue. Maxon runs a small company with about 30 employees that makes machines used in mixing and...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The Afternoon Shift (WBEZ-FM) Neil Steinberg and I, the Colonial Babies, break it all down with Justin Kaufmann. Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Mick Dumke (Chicago Reader) and Natalie Moore (WBEZ). They discuss the upcoming......
  • Backers of medical marijuana in Florida seek to assuage concerns

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Backers of a ballot initiative that would legalize wider use of medical marijuana in Florida are working to assuage some voters' concerns before the November election about how the drug would be regulated. A newly formed group...
  • New York mayor takes it on the chin in city media

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio won his job in a landslide last November, but is finding out that staying so popular is not easy. On Thursday, he was labeled "an ass" on the cover of one city tabloid after being skewered in another...
  • Assemblyman John Pérez ends recount after failing to gain traction

    Assemblyman John Pérez ends recount after failing to gain traction
    Assemblyman John A. Pérez is pulling the plug on an unsuccessful recount in the state controller' race, halting the review of primary ballots one week after it began.  The decision by Pérez, a Los Angeles Democrat, clears a path for Betty Yee, a Bay...
  • Pennsylvania voters have power to save themselves

    I started my last column about state government with a joke. Today, I'll begin with an allegory. I confess that I stole this idea from a church sermon I heard years ago and that has stuck with me. While its spiritual point should be clear, I'll be...
  • Faculty, residents speak out against COD leadership

     Faculty, residents speak out against COD leadership
    About a dozen people spoke out against the College of DuPage president and Board of Trustees Thursday night, when heated words were not only offered by the public but among the college's leadership. The July 17 meeting brought out faculty, residents and...
  • Connecticut NASCAR tracks at risk of losing tax break

    Washington – When you think of NASCAR, Connecticut does not immediately come to mind. But the state has three small NASCAR racetracks that benefit from a tax provision that disappeared – with about 50 others – because Congress did not...
  • Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races

    Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races
    With weeks left before the August 26 primary, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is once again raising campaign cash far faster than anyone else running in any of six Central Florida Congressional races – and is spending it far faster than anyone else too,...