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  • Metro-North Fares To Increase Average Of 1% Next Year

    Metro-North Fares To Increase Average Of 1% Next Year
    Metro-North fares in Connecticut will rise by an average of 1 percent starting New Year's Day, a relatively small increase for passengers who've seen ticket prices climb by more than 5 percent a year starting in 2012. The increases are part of a seven-...
  • Rauner right

    Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner is right in asking outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn to freeze hiring. Not filling those vacant job spots for another few weeks will not bring the operating government to a stop. What might be in order are more job cuts in state...
  • Brown did everything wrong

    Brown did everything wrong
    Surprise! All the money the Democrats could muster and donate to the ill-conceived and executed run by Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown who outspent his counterpart by a 5-to-1 margin proved fruitless ("Top Democrats meet to analyze what went wrong," Nov. 17)! It...
  • Mother campaigns for distracted-driving law in Texas after family deaths

    ROANOKE, Tex. Seven years after losing her husband in a distracted-driving crash, Jennifer Zamora-Jamison has lost a daughter, too. In 2007, Zamora-Jamison's husband, Iraq war veteran Javier Zamora, was killed on a California highway by a driver fumbling...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    Here's what you need to know to start your Friday and the weekend.    WEATHER We’re in for a sunny Friday with temperatures cresting to 36, and falling to a bone-chilling 21 overnight. Might be a good night to light the fireplace and make a...
  • Preview: Austin Peay at Illinois

    Illinois has been making long-range shots at a high rate of success and will look to keep the 3-pointers falling when it hosts Austin Peay on Friday. The Fighting Illini made 15 3-pointers – one shy of the school record – while rolling to a...
  • Politics And Prison: From Serving The Public To Serving Time

    Politics And Prison: From Serving The Public To Serving Time
    It was during a run of particularly good luck for law enforcement but bad luck for the political class that the FBI issued an assessment of the local political landscape that has lost none of its bite. "If things keep going the way they have been in...
  • Dems' clout dims

    Dems' clout dims
    Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin should realize it's not about the bacon; they were elected to protect the residents of Maryland from federal overreach. Yet they have become the type of politicians who think they know what is best for the...
  • Last British governor of Hong Kong says confront China on rights; U.S. report cites military intimidation

    WASHINGTON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Countries should not be afraid to stand up to China over democratic rights in Hong Kong, the last British governor of the territory said on Thursday. Chris Patten rejected Chinese charges that Hong Kong pro-democracy...
  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
  • Eyeing 2016, Clinton, Bush weigh in on Obama's immigration plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Soon after President Barack Obama announced his immigration plans on Thursday evening, Democrats and Republicans who might be angling for his job in 2016 weighed in on an issue that is almost certain to be at the center of their...