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Election Day

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  • Timeline: Proposition 8

    Aug. 4, 2010 A federal judge in San Francisco rules that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, striking down Proposition 8, the voter approved ballot measure that banned same-sex unions. U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker said...
  • Elections strain Broward County reserves

    Broward County's emergency cash reserves were all but drained Tuesday to pay for last November's presidential elections after bills ran twice as much as planned. The decision by county commissioners to pay the extra $4.1 million spent on overtime and...
  • Gain marriage tips from the Obamas

    Gain marriage tips from the Obamas
    Maybe it is because the Obamas have young children _ younger than most who have resided in the White House in decades past _ that there is such an intense focus on family values, especially in terms of how to raise children. Then again, maybe it is the...
  • The decade in Maryland

    Jan. 28, 2001: Ravens win the Super Bowl July 18, 2001: Train carrying toxic chemicals, right, catches fire under Howard Street Oct. 16, 2002: The Dawson family home is set on fire, killing 7 Nov. 5, 2002: Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is elected governor...
  • As Senate campaign heats up, Giannoulias family races to avoid collapse of its bank

    As Senate campaign heats up, Giannoulias family races to avoid collapse of its bank
    The clock is ticking, and the real estate deals gone south are piling up, at Broadway Bank, the lending institution owned by the family of U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias. Many U.S. banks are struggling amid the worst financial crisis since the...
  • Deeds, McDonnell woo lawyers and argue about taxes

    Deeds, McDonnell woo lawyers and argue about taxes
    — Republican Bob McDonnell and Democrat Creigh Deeds sparred over taxes and transportation in Hampton Roads on Tuesday even as they worked to win supporters among the local legal community. McDonnell, the former attorney general, repeatedly touched...
  • No safe place

    On her way to get a protective order against her husband, Veronica Williams drove by the home where their marriage had fallen apart - where he had attacked her with scissors and cut off her hair. The District Court was just five blocks from their North...
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  • How do Orange County mayoral candidates feel about Amendment 4?

    Orange County's major mayoral candidates — even those now in office — cast themselves as outsiders and reformers. Yet all but one line up with the business and development interests opposing Amendment 4, which would require voter approval...
  • Recent arrests of coaches and teachers for sexual misconduct

    2009 April • Heath Miller, 34, Palm Beach Gardens music teacher at Howell L. Watkins Middle School, is charged with sexual assault/sexual battery on a victim between ages 12 and 18 and lewd and lascivious behavior on a victim 12 to 16 years old. He...
  • Slots foes, other advocates, grow weary of politics

    Slots foes, other advocates, grow weary of politics
    Rob Annicelli's drive to stop a huge slots emporium planned near his home led him to extremes. He used vacation days to gather signatures for a referendum blocking the project, and took more time off to sit in a courtroom, monitoring a court effort to...