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  • Gov. Rick Scott: Cautious responses, little concrete information

    Gov. Rick Scott: Cautious responses, little concrete information
    Every politician chooses, at times, to finesse an issue rather than risk a straight (and potentially unpopular) answer. But Gov. Rick Scott is among the most circumspect elected officials in Florida's recent history, often providing responses that...
  • Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam joins Fort Monroe board

    Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam joins Fort Monroe board
    HAMPTON — During a discussion thick with jargon and minutia about the difficulties of transferring the remaining portions of Fort Monroe from the Army to the state, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam walked in, sat down and adjusted his blazer. With little...
  • Big money flows to both sides of governor's race

    Big money flows to both sides of governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE — Voters bombarded with fact-stretching commercials this fall can bank on one facet of Florida's gubernatorial contest that will remain constant: big-money interests and short political memories. Trial lawyers and doctors will be...
  • Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March

    Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March
    Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The agency...
  • 3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill

    3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill
    TALLAHASSEE — A trio of Florida governors joined forces on Friday to demand the state Senate pass a blocked bill that would offer in-state tuition to undocumented students whose parents immigrated illegally. Republican Govs. Rick Scott, Jeb Bush...
  • U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration further delayed its decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project on Friday, with no conclusion now likely until after the U.S. mid-term elections in November. President Barack Obama has said...
  • Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

    Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy. Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms brought...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Camryn Manheim Inspired Over 1,400 Guests At YWCA's In The Company Of Women luncheon to Live life generously

    YWCA Hartford Region held its 19th Annual In The Company of Women luncheon on April 8 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The event was attended by over 1,400 guests, including corporate and community leaders. The In the Company of Women luncheon...
  • Keystone pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration is indefinitely delaying a decision on approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, likely putting off any action until after the November midterm elections. The State Department said Friday that federal...
  • One And Done For Windsor Independent Party

    WINDSOR — Just over a year after formally becoming the town's third political party, the Windsor Independent Party has disbanded. In a release Wednesday John Dunn, vice chairman of the Windsor Independent Town Committee, said the party "has forever...
  • Factbox: Algeria's Bouteflika, aging independence veteran, wins re-election

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won re-election for another five-year term with an officially tabulated 81.53 percent of the vote, despite suffering a stroke last year. He is seen by supporters as a symbol of stability...