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  • Governor Rick Scott calls for workforce training

    Governor Rick Scott calls for workforce training
    Gov. Rick Scott, in Pompano Beach and Boca Raton on Monday, said he will pursue more workforce training funds for employers and stipends for teachers in the science, math, engineering and technology sector. He also said he will seek a permanent end to...
  • Turkey's Erdogan acknowledges strains with Obama

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has acknowledged his relations with U.S. President Barack Obama have soured, saying he had been disappointed among other things by a lack of U.S. action over the war in neighbouring Syria....
  • Race for North Dakota's agriculture commissioner is all about oil

    TOWNER North Dakota (Reuters) - North Dakota's biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state's agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new...
  • Indonesia's new leader promises to make life easier for investors

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's new president, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, promised to make life simpler for investors by beefing up the country's threadbare infrastructure, untangling near-impenetrable regulations and sacking his ministers if they aren't up to...
  • Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback

    Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback
    A bite of the apple is said to have gotten Adam and Eve thrown out of the Garden of Eden. Now the Norton Simon Museum wants another bite at the apple as it tries to have a legal threat to one of its most prized artworks thrown out of court. At stake are...
  • Critics say Washington state's proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient

    SEATTLE Some tribal leaders and environmental groups say a water pollution cleanup plan proposed by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee this month is unacceptable because while it tightens the standards on some chemicals discharged to state waters, it keeps the...
  • Governor needs to look for 'underperformance' closer to home [Letter]

    Governor needs to look for 'underperformance' closer to home [Letter]
    On the front page of The Baltimore Sun is an article about the Office of Health Care Quality which is apparently unable to perform its mission: "…the office, which is part of the health department, has acknowledged that it does not meet the...
  • Mexico-born law professor Cuellar chosen for California Supreme Court

    Mexico-born law professor Cuellar chosen for California Supreme Court
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that he was nominating Mariano-Florentino Cuellar -- a Mexican immigrant who teaches administrative law at Stanford University -- to the California Supreme Court. “Tino Cuellar is a renowned scholar who has...
  • No more aid to the Palestinian Authority

    The anti-Semitic "tradition" of blaming Jews for the world's problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel by the terrorist group Hamas. Major newspaper editorials condemned Hamas, but their...
  • Walking mayor passes through Capitol Square

    Walking mayor passes through Capitol Square
    Adam O’Neal, the eastern North Carolina mayor walking to Washington D.C. to draw attention to a local hospital closure, and to argue in favor of Medicaid expansion, was in Richmond today. He met briefly with Gov. Terry McAuliffe, then separately...
  • Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction

    Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction
    Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation today to allow the state to borrow $1.1 billion to extend a statewide construction program. The four-year road and bridge plan piggybacks off of an existing building program that’s wrapping up. The construction...