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  • Jeb's legacy as governor taking a huge hit

    Scripps Research Institute is in turmoil, there's talk of fracking in the Everglades and Florida is preparing to adopt Utah's standardized tests to assess our students and teachers. Three pillars of Jeb Bush's gubernatorial legacy are crumbling. Jeb...
  • Philippines arrests Australian over ties to militant group ISIL

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Friday arrested an Australian national with suspected links to foreign Islamist militants after he urged Philippine Muslims on social media sites to support conflicts in Iraq and Syria, recruiting them to go to the...
  • Roadside bomb kills eight civilians in southern Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR Afghanistan (Reuters) - Eight civilians including five women were killed when a roadside bomb blew up their vehicle in southern Afghanistan, local officials said on Saturday. The United Nations said this week that the Afghan war was inflicting...
  • Army engineer honored for improving battlefield communications

    Imagine a life without smartphones, without Skype, without Wi-Fi-enabled laptops. Now imagine being a soldier in Afghanistan, patrolling remote valleys with only the most basic form of communication: A radio that can transmit only to other soldiers...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • Former CEO of CalPERS pleads guilty to fraud, corruption charge

    A former chief executive of the country's biggest public pension fund admitted that he took more than $250,000 in bribes and other valuable gifts from a friend and co-defendant in an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the pension investment world five...
  • Campaigns Kick Into High Gear

    The race for the Republican nomination for governor kicks into high gear this weekend. With about a month to go before the Aug. 12 primary, both Tom Foley and John McKinney plan to march in the Enfield Independence Day parade, which steps off at 11 a.m....
  • Former councilman sentenced to a year in Bell corruption scandal

     Former councilman sentenced to a year in Bell corruption scandal
    One of the former council members blamed for the corruption that left one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities headed toward bankruptcy was sentenced Friday to a year in the county jail, but he could be a free man in just weeks. George Mirabal is...
  • Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

    Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California. The potential savings is buried in...
  • Start the Presses: With love from Santa Clarita

    Start the Presses: With love from Santa Clarita
    Few talk about it and fewer know what it means: Glendale employees generally do not live in the city they serve, a figure that drops to minuscule levels when you focus on police and fire. Why? Maybe because they don’t want you to see them outside...
  • All the games are in on Saturday's busy Stellar basketball scoreboard

     
    BOYS VARSITY ELIMINATION BRACKET Wilson 51, Allen JV 42 ... Jeff Cooper 19. Bangor 57, Downingtown East 45 ... Reece Jones 20. Berks Catholic 47, Penn Manor 35 ... Andrew Hopson 16. Dieruff 41, Warwick 39 ... Pablo Vazquez 16. West York 61, Wayne Hills 31...