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  • Missouri governor orders National Guard to help quell Ferguson unrest

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon early Monday ordered the National Guard deployed to Ferguson, where another night of violence saw police pelted with bottles and Molotov cocktails and looters rampaging through local businesses. The executive order directs the...
  • Cricket star Khan overplays hand in Pakistan power game

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Cricket hero Imran Khan rode a wave of discontent to finally break through as a serious player in Pakistani politics at last year's election. Now he is aiming even higher, leading thousands on a march to the capital in a bid to...
  • The cup's half full without groundwater regulation

    They're all patting themselves on the back in the state Capitol for finally achieving a water bond deal. And that's fine. It was a momentous act. But what really would be historic — and worth running self-congratulatory reelection ads about...
  • White House: Obama authorized strikes to help Iraq retake Mosul Dam

    White House: Obama authorized strikes to help Iraq retake Mosul Dam
    The White House on Sunday said President Barack Obama had informed Congress he authorized U.S. air strikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, and that the action was consistent with his goal of protecting U.S. citizens in that country. "The...
  • Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace retiring Belvin Perry

    Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace retiring Belvin Perry
    Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten will become the top judge in Orange and Osceola counties next month, and is looking forward with "excitement that is mixed with moments of stark terror," he quipped during a recent interview. The terror comes in...
  • Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change

    Super PAC targets Rick Scott on environment, climate change
    Gov. Rick Scott spent the first part of August marketing himself as a champion of Florida's environment — and ran smack into the first wave of TV ads from a Super PAC labeling him an enemy of the environment. Not wanting to be seen on the wrong...
  • Ad war looms over medical marijuana

    Ad war looms over medical marijuana
    A burst of ads coming soon to TV screens in Florida will feature patients and doctors extolling the virtues of marijuana as a compassionate way to treat the sick and ease their pain. The soft-sell campaign, a laid-back variation on the usual political...
  • Pakistan opposition leader calls for tax boycott in anti-government protest

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Leading opposition politician Imran Khan urged Pakistanis on Sunday not to pay taxes or utility bills as a protest against the government and vowed to force the country's "corrupt" prime minister to step down this week. "After two...
  • Why no more outrage about UM open meetings violation? [Letter]

    Why no more outrage about UM open meetings violation? [Letter]
    Thank you for publishing the letter from Ralph Jaffe, "The real lesson of the UM's move to the Big 10" (Aug. 14). I was beginning to feel that this illegal closed, non-transparent and abrupt move by our university would be swept away without further...
  • Gov. Rick Perry calls his indictment a politically motivated 'farce'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, facing felony charges that he abused his power, stayed on the offensive Sunday, saying he did the right thing by cutting off money for the state’s anti-corruption watchdog. “I stood up for the rule of law in the...
  • Quinn signs bill banning on-campus smoking for state colleges

    Quinn signs bill banning on-campus smoking for state colleges
    Smokers at Illinois’ public colleges and universities will have to take their habit off campus under a new law signed today by Gov. Pat Quinn. The Smoke Free Campus Act bans smoking in both indoor and outdoor spaces on state-supported college...