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  • Governor's debate in Florida stalls over a fan

    Governor's debate in Florida stalls over a fan
    In the long, and often weird, history of political debates, this may have been a first: A gubernatorial debate stalled for six minutes because of a fight over whether one candidate could bring a fan. No, not the cheering kind of fan -- although both...
  • 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...
  • Same-sex marriage clears court hurdles in Idaho, North Carolina

    Same-sex marriage clears court hurdles in Idaho, North Carolina
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack

    Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack
    Proposition 46 is a classic example of a citizens' initiative that should never have been on the ballot. It's also a classic example of why some initiative system is needed so citizens can do their own lawmaking when the elected lawmakers won't. The...
  • Malloy-Foley Debate Turns Nasty: Sharp Jabs On Integrity Questions

    Malloy-Foley Debate Turns Nasty: Sharp Jabs On Integrity Questions
    STORRS — A gubernatorial debate largely dominated by economic issues turned negative in the final 10 minutes Thursday night, with jabs sharp enough to lead Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley to call on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for a truce...