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  • U.S. government seeking to test Ebola vaccine on humans: reports

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. government will begin testing on people an experimental Ebola vaccine as early as September, after seeing positive results from tests on primates, according to media reports on Thursday. The National Institutes of Health'...
  • City meetings could head for the road

    City officials are assessing the possibility of holding City Council meetings throughout the city following a request by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan. Although the council can't host actual council meetings like the ones at City Hall on Tuesdays, they can...
  • Notes and notables

    Roadblocks So the cab companies of the commonwealth don't want to see Uber and Lyft in Virginia. That's understandable from a business standpoint, but — like the state's demand that the ride-sharing operations must obtain broker's licenses —...
  • Hogan blames O'Malley-Brown for 'food deserts'

    Hogan blames O'Malley-Brown for 'food deserts'
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan blamed Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown for Baltimore's "food deserts" Thursday, suggesting that the O'Malley-Brown administration's tax policies led the the recent demise of the Stop Shop Save grocery chain....
  • Game of thrones: Afghan leadership vacuum raises summit questions

    KABUL (Reuters) - Who, if anyone, will represent Afghanistan at next month's NATO summit is becoming an increasingly pressing and awkward question for the alliance, as it seeks to withdraw most of its troops and bring a long and deadly engagement closer...
  • NC House, Senate at 'loggerheads' over coal ash legislation

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina state lawmakers remain unable to bridge disagreements on how to force Duke Energy to clean up its 33 coal ash sites as time runs out on the legislative session. The dispute leaves open the possibility that one of the year's...
  • City officials to discuss social media policy in advance of Facebook page release

    Locals may soon be able to officially “like” the city of La CaƱada Flintridge on Facebook, or respond to city tweets online through Twitter, as officials contemplate creating a social-media presence as part of a wider communications and...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds registry for same-sex couples

    Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds registry for same-sex couples
    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 2009 law that establishes a registry for same-sex couples, saying it does not violate an amendment to the state's constitution banning gay marriage. The registry gives same-sex...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race

    Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race
    Southeast Orange County is home to a growing Hispanic population vying for political power. It's also facing some of the region's most intense development pressures. In the Aug. 26 nonpartisan primary for this County Commission District 4 region,...
  • 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...