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  • READER SUBMITTED: ACT Student Video Takes 3rd Place In DMV Teen Safe Driving Contest

    A video by students at EASTCONN's Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has won third place in Connecticut's annual Department of Motor Vehicles teen safe driving video contest. "I'm very proud of all of our students," said ACT Principal...
  • Beltran Leyva cartel figure and a Michoacan mayor arrested in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s drug and corruption crackdown intensified this week with the arrests of the reputed second in command of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel and the mayor of a Michoacan city once controlled by the Knights Templar criminal...
  • Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature

    Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE -- A year after passing sweeping reforms on political lobbying and conflicts-of-interests, proposals to impose even stronger ethical requirements on politicians are languishing in the Florida Legislature. An eclectic group of organizations,...
  • U.S. says OK for Ukraine to restore order, praises Kiev's 'restraint'

    ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday said it was appropriate for the Ukraine government to take action to restore law and order and urged it to continue to do so in a measured and responsible way. White House spokesman Jay...
  • NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The United States and its NATO allies agreed Wednesday to step up air patrols over the Baltic nations and to deploy additional warships in response to Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine. The North Atlantic Treaty...
  • A dose of pension fund reality

    Huntington Beach city officials had a jarring glimpse last year of what their pension contributions would look like over the next seven years. They bit the bullet again at an April 7 study session, where they learned how much the city's contributions to...
  • Does new marijuana study back Gov. Brown's warning about pot smokers?

    Maybe Jerry Brown was more right about marijuana than folks gave him credit for -- at least if a new study on pot has merit. You may recall that California’s governor, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in March, had this to say...
  • Paul, Rubio lead potential Republican 2016 contenders in spending

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Groups supporting Senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio lead the pack of potential Republican presidential candidates in spending money and investing in possible campaigns this year, more than 20 months before the first votes are...
  • Palm Beach County's Office of Inspector General issues report on Delray's beach equipment

    Palm Beach County's Office of Inspector General issues report on Delray's beach equipment
    How many pieces of beach equipment Delray allows on its shores has been a hot topic since the City Commission sent the current beach equipment provider’s contract out to bid in October. The same vendor, Oceanside Beach Service, was the only...
  • Lawmakers increase requests for local projects

    TALLAHASSEE – Florida's economic rebound has rekindled a flurry of hometown projects in the Capitol this year. The competing, $75 billion House and Senate budget plans that legislators will hash out in the next three weeks hold hundreds of requests...
  • Speaker calls on Lebanese parliament to elect president on April 23

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri called on Wednesday for parliament to elect a new president on April 23, in a race overshadowed by growing violence and political paralysis. President Michel Suleiman's six-year term ends in late...