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  • Wolf, Corbett surrogates trade barbs in Pennsylvania governor's race

    Wolf, Corbett surrogates trade barbs in Pennsylvania governor's race
    Surrogates for Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf skirmished Tuesday, trading familiar shots in dueling attacks. Former Wolf primary election opponent Katie McGinty appeared in Bethlehem with Northampton County District...
  • Sweeping new California groundwater pumping rules signed into law

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. For centuries, California's groundwater has been freely available to anyone who could siphon the coveted natural resource from the earth. But that changed Tuesday with the stroke of a pen. Seeking to replenish a depleted water table...
  • Two Minnesota Nike stores pull Peterson jerseys; Dayton critical of team

    Fallout over the Adrian Peterson situation continued on Tuesday, with sponsors taking stands, the governor rebuking the team and an appearance by players canceled. Two Nike stores in the Twin Cities have been pulled all Peterson apparel off the shelves....
  • New final exams will help evaluate teachers

    New final exams will help evaluate teachers
    Final exams will be given to Central Florida students this school year in almost every subject and in every grade, even to kids young enough to be working on sounding out words. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's...
  • NU, Spectra Unveil $3B New England Pipeline Plan

    NU, Spectra Unveil $3B New England Pipeline Plan
    Two of the region's major energy companies, Northeast Utilities and pipeline developer Spectra Energy, plan to expand existing natural gas pipelines to connect New England with vast supplies of the low-cost fuel that currently lie just out of reach....
  • Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House

    Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House
    WASHINGTON — If Democrats ever hope to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, they will need to win moderate, slightly right-of-center districts like those surrounding Philadelphia. But races in those suburbs are tilting toward...
  • Frederick Douglass portrait installed at Government House

    Frederick Douglass portrait installed at Government House
    Frederick Douglass, the Maryland-born slave turned abolitionist leader, has become the first African-American to have his portrait hung in the governor's official residence in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O'Malley, first lady Katie Curran O'Malley and Lt. Gov....
  • Broward College to host free political lectures

    Marijuana isn't the only pre-gubernatorial debate issue at Broward College. Although the medical marijuana debate Tuesday was the marquee event for the college's Pembroke Pines campus, the north campus in Coconut Creek and central campus in Davie will...
  • Where's the state leadership on same-sex marriage?

    September 22, 2010 is a day Charlie Crist describes as one of his proudest moments as an elected official. September 22, 2014 may well be one of Gov. Rick Scott's most shameful. Four years ago this month, an appeals court declared Florida's notorious ban...
  • Giving Credit For 'Preserve' Purchase

    After years of battling the former Goliath known as Lehman Brothers, the residents of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook finally succeeded in obtaining the 1,000-acre forest known as The Preserve. This struggle is clearly and comprehensively outlined in...
  • Malloy Has Done Much On Jobs Front

    A recent poll suggests that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has not done enough to create jobs. Here are some facts. Connecticut has had the worst job creation record out of all 50 states since the mid 1990s. Govs. John Rowland and M. Jodi Rell served from 1995...