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  • Convicted? Indicted? Caught on video? Many voters don't seem to care

    Convicted? Indicted? Caught on video? Many voters don't seem to care
    It is a tough campaign season for a lot of incumbents this year, with a grumpy electorate and Congress having few achievements to tout, but New York Rep. Michael Grimm would seem to be in a particular jam. The record of the Republican from Staten...
  • Wisconsin governor Scott Walker wins re-election

    Wisconsin governor Scott Walker wins re-election
    Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker has won re-election, Reuters/Ipsos projected on Tuesday, prevailing in a tough fight against Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Walker, 47, a conservative Tea Party favorite considered to have presidential...
  • Maine nurse Kaci Hickox to leave state after Ebola quarantine ends: report

    Maine nurse Kaci Hickox to leave state after Ebola quarantine ends: report
    A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and publicly fought quarantine orders in New Jersey and Maine after returning to the United States last month has decided to move away from her home state, a newspaper in Maine reported. Kaci Hickox and...
  • George W. Bush makes case for brother Jeb to run for president in 2016

    George W. Bush makes case for brother Jeb to run for president in 2016
    Former Republican President George W. Bush said in an interview that aired Sunday that there was a "50-50" chance his younger brother, Jeb, would run for president in 2016. "He's wrestling with the decision," the former president said on CBS' "Face...
  • Md. to impose home quarantine, transit limits on some travelers from Ebola-stricken countries

    Md. to impose home quarantine, transit limits on some travelers from Ebola-stricken countries
    Travelers to Maryland from three West African countries where Ebola continues to spread could be quarantined at home or barred from public transit, depending on their risk of exposure to the deadly virus, under guidelines Gov. Martin O'Malley announced...
  • State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School

    State OKs Additional $5M For New Sandy Hook Elementary School
    The State Bond Commission on Wednesday approved another $5 million for the planning and design of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. The grant is part of the state's commitment to spend up to $50 million to build a new educational facility for the...
  • An hourly guide to midterm election race viewing

    One usually surefire way to gauge the political climate on election night is to follow the clock of poll closings across the nation, east to west. But this is no normal midterm. Several races are expected to be razor-close to the very end, and some...
  • Jeb Bush is the wrong Republican for 2016

    Jeb Bush is the wrong Republican for 2016
    Sen. Marco Rubio is reportedly considering whether to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, with an announcement expected in a few weeks. One factor that must loom large in his deliberations is that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, with...
  • Construction jobs to grow fastest, economist says

    Construction jobs to grow fastest, economist says
    Construction jobs in Florida should grow faster than other fields through 2017, according to a forecast released Friday. University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith expects construction jobs to grow 10.4 percent over threee yeras. Jobs in trade,...
  • Md. can enforce dam cleanup

    Md. can enforce dam cleanup
    When the Conowingo Dam was built in 1928, it blocked a free-flowing section of the mighty Susquehanna River, creating a 14-mile-long, 9,000-acre reservoir at the head of the Chesapeake Bay near the Maryland-Pennsylvania line. While the dam has provided...
  • Quinn announces jobs, Rauner talks Ebola

    Quinn announces jobs, Rauner talks Ebola
    With Election Day fast approaching, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is seeking to inoculate himself against criticism he hasn’t done enough to jump start Illinois’ economy, while Republican challenger Bruce Rauner is trying to make the final week of...