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  • Kerry makes case against Russia in Malaysia plane's downing

    Kerry makes case against Russia in Malaysia plane's downing
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains. Kerry demanded that...
  • Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]

    Forging a smart growth economy [Commentary]
    The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
  • Drew Martin: Trade initiatives hurt environment

    We need to set our priorities to protect Florida's environment first. We cannot produce a strong state economy that ignores Florida's environment. South Florida is pressed with a number of crucial decisions that could negatively impact our future. One...
  • Attack ads on schools lack perspective

    If only Florida's public schools and universities were funded as lavishly as the gubernatorial campaigns that are making education funding a centerpiece of their attack ads. As Tallahassee Bureau Chief Aaron Deslatte reported, groups supporting...
  • To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

    Nearly a dozen states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in state funds. Four states Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina and Washington now allow credit unions to offer...
  • Jurors in Jesse Ventura defamation trial go home for the day

    ST. PAUL, Minn. The jury in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial went home Tuesday afternoon without reaching a verdict. It will resume deliberations Wednesday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. A four-woman, six-man jury began deliberations Tuesday...
  • Coalition forms to manage California's groundwater

    So let me get this straight: The state government is telling us we can't hose down the driveway and should feel guilty about watering the lawn. But it's OK for somebody to pump all the groundwater he wants? The policy-makers are padlocking flush toilets...
  • China will not fill U.S void in Afghanistan but will help rebuild: official

    China does not seek to fill a void left in Afghanistan by the withdrawal of U.S. troops but will play a "huge" commercial role in helping rebuild the country, a newly appointed Chinese special envoy said Monday. China, which is connected to...
  • Ex-Libyan rebel commander appeals ruling on British torture case

    LONDON (Reuters) - A former Libyan Islamist commander who says he suffered years of torture by Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen after British and U.S. spies handed him over to Libya appealed on Monday against a ruling blocking legal action against the British...
  • Hampton's Wallace named to panel on local government mandates

    Hampton Mayor George Wallace is one of the five people Gov. Terry McAuliffe just named ot the Governor’s Task Force for Local Government Mandates. The others are the mayor of Lexington, Carroll County's administrator, Chesterfield County's...
  • McAuliffe won't fight OEI decision

    McAuliffe won't fight OEI decision
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration won't fight a recent court ruling against his predecessor's school-takeover plan, which is a potential death blow for the state's Opportunity Educational Institution. McAuliffe announced the...