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  • People Dying As State Dithers On Narcan

    How many people have to die of drug overdoses in Connecticut before the state government acts? That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies — far too many, God knows — that have jurisdiction...
  • Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

    Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87. A prolific...
  • Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins reelection

    Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika secured a fourth five-year tenure Friday after amassing nearly 82% of votes, according to initial results announced by Interior Minister Tayeb Belaiz. The landslide victory in Thursday’s...
  • Pembroke Pines to offer domestic partner benefits

    Pembroke Pines to offer domestic partner benefits
    Pembroke Pines will join the growing list of communities to offer the same benefits to employees in domestic partnerships as those who are married. All five commissioners agreed this month to extend the benefits after hearing a cost estimate from an...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown grants 63 more pardons

    This post has been updated. See the note below for details. SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown's office announced pardons of 63 criminals on Friday, tying the clemency decisions to Good Friday. They follow 314 pardons released at Christmas and Easter...
  • Asian Games replacement host needed fast, but not Singapore: Ng Ser Miang

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Olympic Council of Asia must move fast to find a replacement city to host the 2019 Asian Games, International Olympic Committee Vice President Ng Ser Miang told Reuters on Friday, but ruled out his suitable Singapore homeland...
  • 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...
  • Stop lawmakers from lobbying for paid clients

    Stop lawmakers from lobbying for paid clients
    So let's get this straight: A group of state senators, preening as champions of good government, approved a bill that would ban locally elected officials from lobbying on behalf of paid clients, but failed to extend the ban to cover themselves. If it'...
  • Jobless rate rises slightly statewide

    Jobless rate rises slightly statewide
    Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in March as the state added almost 23,000 jobs and the labor force grew by 59,000 people. The statewide jobless rate was 6.3 percent for the month, up a tenth of a point from February's 6.2 percent. In...
  • Mexican sugar producers deny imports threaten U.S. industry

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexican sugar imports are no threat to the profitable, "well-heeled" and protected U.S. sugar industry, Mexican producers said on Friday, rebuffing accusations that super-cheap imported sugar risks nearly $1 billion damage to the...
  • Algeria's ailing Bouteflika wins re-election

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the independence veteran in power for 15 years, won re-election on Friday with more than 80 percent of a vote opponents dismissed as fraud to keep an ailing leader in power. Bouteflika had cast...