| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks.
Faith leaders who met with Gov....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Forget about Rick Scott and Charlie Crist duking it out over who makes the better governor. It's the fight over marijuana legalization that serves as the backdrop for the elections in Florida this fall.
With polls showing more than 60 percent of voters...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A month ago, Shabbir Ahmed was excited when he and 20 coworkers were ordered by their boss to join antigovernment demonstrations in the heart of this capital. The 25-year-old laborer from the eastern metropolis of Lahore had never been to Islamabad...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The image of children holding shiny firearms may have been jarring, but the guns were only replicas and the demonstration was done for safety.
At the Broward Sheriff's Office, Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi showed the group of children, one of them as...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi pulled a shiny black gun from a cardboard box and held it up.
"Real or fake?" he asked the audience of about 30 parents and youngsters there for a children's gun safety class BSO offered at its Cooper...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Tamarac has opened its governmental halls to a new class of workers.
Tamarac's Teen Summer Volunteer Program is giving seven youngsters ages 13 to 17 the chance to fill roles within their city's departments. From the Tamarac Community Center and...
| Aug 3, 2014
Tamarac city officials have shot down a proposal to open a charter high school within the city.
At a recent City Commission meeting, officials went against staff's recommendation and voted unanimously against granting a special exception to open an...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Phased retirement was supposed to be good for everyone.
The idea was to allow the growing number of federal employees who are eligible for retirement to remain in their jobs part time, while sparing the government the sudden loss of institutional...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The coaches for University of Maryland, College Park's football and men's and women's basketball teams were the state's three highest-paid public employees last year, continuing a long-standing trend.
Bucking the notion of low-paid college professors,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:12 PM
WATERTOWN — The front-runner in this week's Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley, insisted he's "seen no shift in sentiment" among GOP voters as he worked the crowd at a street fair here Saturday.
But challenger John McKinney was adamant...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:07 AM
The annual Cubs-Sox series isn’t the only partisan event being held at Wrigley Field this season.
The Ricketts family will hold a political fundraiser at the ballpark on Aug. 12 for Pete Ricketts, the Republican nominee for governor of Nebraska....