| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The hottest movie in Mexico opens with an unusual disclaimer: Any resemblance to reality is not a mere coincidence.
That's the kind of line audiences have come to expect from director Luis Estrada, whose searing satirical films about contemporary Mexico...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:16 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- It wouldn't be a photo-finish gubernatorial contest without a rush of pollsters proclaiming at T-minus One Day that the race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist was too close to call.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Republican Larry Hogan said during his campaign for governor that he had no grand visions of turning Maryland red — that is, switching its partisan orientation from Democrats to the GOP. But his upset victory was surprisingly strong — he...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:11 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters remain narrowly divided over who deserves to be governor. But a majority seems to agree neither Republican Gov. Rick Scott nor Democratic challenger Charlie Crist deserve their trust.
A Quinnipiac University poll released...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for gay marriages to begin in Idaho by lifting a temporary order from earlier this week.
The justices turned down an appeal from Idaho's governor seeking to block same-sex marriages there. An earlier temporary...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Thursday to offer Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses for Florida residents 21 and younger for $500 – half the current cost of $1,000 – from Nov. 24-Dec. 31.
The license covers saltwater...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:16 PM
The federal government announced new guidelines Monday for monitoring healthcare workers returning from West Africa that are far less restrictive than the quarantines that some states put in place for aid workers at risk of contracting Ebola.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public meeting next month to review park district plans for a new athletic center at a former strip mall site.
The Woodridge Park District is proposing to build a two-story athletic center at the former 4.8-acre...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The former home in a wooded preserve off St. Mary's Road in Lake County of an Illinois governor who tried twice to be elected president will be dedicated Sunday as a National Historic Landmark.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II's home and farm becomes one of...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A new Quinnipiac University poll finds Democrat Charlie Crist with a slight edge over incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, although the advantage is within the error margin.
The poll of 817 likely voters conducted Oct. 22-27 found Crist with 43...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown has taken out a $500,000 loan from the Laborers International Union in a move the rival campaign of Republican Larry Hogan called a sign of desperation.
Brown campaign manager Justin Schall said...