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  • Educational grant awarded

    LEBANON- The Gov. Jonathan Trumbull House and Wadsworth Stable was presented with a $2,500 check from Big Y. The grant is to fund educational events. Trumbull was the only colonial governor to support the American Revolution. The buildings are owned and...
  • 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,...
  • Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts

    Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts
    Saying he won't let the threat of a Republican lawsuit "stop me from doing what needs to be done," President Obama signed an executive order designed to make it tougher for companies to win federal contracts if they violate their workers' rights. With...
  • McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax

    McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax
    Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney on Thursday outlined a two-year budget plan that, following a year of spending cuts, would eliminate the income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 a year. McKinney, the state senate minority...
  • Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition

    Rick Perlstein's 'The Invisible Bridge' spans Nixon-Reagan transition
    I watched Watergate unfold as if it were a spectator sport. Not just the Irvin committee hearings, at which John W. Dean intoned that "there was a cancer growing on the presidency," but also the House Judiciary Committee hearings, the press conferences,...
  • Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch

     Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
    First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.   He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
  • Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans

    Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans
    With the steady hum of morning traffic behind them, public officials from cities along Orange County's 405 Freeway corridor gathered in Costa Mesa on Thursday to decry a state proposal to add toll lanes to the busy thoroughfare. Led by Assemblyman Allan...
  • Hampton University's Bill Thomas wants change in education

    Hampton University's Bill Thomas wants change in education
    He's served as commissioner of welfare reform for former Gov. George Allen. He's helped raise funds for candidates across the political spectrum — Democrats and Republicans. Walk into his office at Hampton University and you'll see photos of him...
  • Israel-Gaza cease-fire collapses within hours

    Israel-Gaza cease-fire collapses within hours
    A hard-won internationally brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after the Israeli military said one of its soldiers was missing amid heavy fighting in the southern Gaza Strip and may have been captured by...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT Jones-Drew looks good early in Raiders camp Early returns suggest the Oakland Raiders are getting a reasonable facsimile of the Maurice Jones-Drew who was one of the NFL's top...
  • 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...