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  • Meet the stars of Corbett & Wolf attack ads

    The television ad wars between Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic opponent Tom Wolf have started early and often this summer in the run up to the Nov. 4 election. As evidenced by two commercials, it’s clear both candidates...
  • Newport-Mesa School District asked to disclose salaries

    A nonpartisan research institute could seek legal counsel in the coming weeks to compel the Newport-Mesa Unified School District to disclose employee salaries online. The California Policy Center, a Tustin-based think tank, submitted California Public...
  • Robert Drew dies at 90; pioneer of documentary filmmaking

    Robert Drew had no experience in filmmaking when he directed the 1960 documentary "Primary" that was radically different from the way TV documentaries were made at the time. Drew's film, about relatively unknown Sen. John F. Kennedy campaigning in...
  • Apparent capture of Israeli could vastly complicate cease-fire effort

    Apparent capture of Israeli could vastly complicate cease-fire effort
    A day that was supposed to have marked a tentative first step toward peace between Israelis and Palestinians instead signaled a precipitous slide back into full-on warfare. A hard-won truce collapsed within two hours Friday after the Israeli military...
  • Raymond C. Ventrone: EPA emissions plan would impair coal-related jobs, economy

    Throughout Pennsylvania, union members count on coal for the good-paying, middle-class jobs that enable them to support themselves and their families. I should know. As the business manager for Boilermakers Local 154 in the western part of the state,...
  • Scavello a 'pillar of public service'

    As a father of three children, resident of Northampton County and former candidate for Congress, I ask my friends, family and supporters to consider supporting and voting for Mario Scavello for the state's 40th Senate District. At a time when politics...
  • Turkish women to politican who warned against laughing: LOL

    Turkish women to politican who warned against laughing: LOL
    Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest comments by Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, who had urged women not to laugh in public to "protect moral values". Melda Onur, a lawmaker from the...
  • McDonnell trial: Memory gaps appear in star witness' testimony

    McDonnell trial: Memory gaps appear in star witness' testimony
    RICHMOND – The government’s key witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell had trouble recalling specific conversations with federal investigators during his testimony Friday, as the defense picked away at his credibility. At one point,...
  • Commentary: I am committed to stopping 405 toll lanes

    What will voters decide when it comes to the impending decisions about taxing and tolling today's totally tapped-out drivers? The California Department of Transportation, under the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown, continues to pressure local...
  • State Representative Bill Aman to hold office hours

    SOUTH WINDSOR - State Representative Bill Aman (R-South Windsor) is inviting residents to attend his office hours event on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to discuss any issues relating to state government. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be...
  • Rauner, Quinn get big campaign contributions

    Rauner, Quinn get big campaign contributions
    Republican governor hopeful Bruce Rauner reached into his pocket for another $1.5 million to fund his challenge of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, bringing to nearly $10 million the amount he has tapped his wallet for since launching his campaign in March...