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  • Yes: Amendment adds clarity, averts crisis: Front Burner

    When voters go to the polls on Nov. 4, they will be asked to clarify who has the authority to appoint justices to the Florida Supreme Court when a justice's vacancy occurs on inauguration day. Currently, Florida's constitution is unclear about whether the...
  • For followers of Nigeria's 'Prophet', building collapse was 'Satan's work'

    LAGOS (Reuters) - For supporters of "Prophet" TB Joshua, one of Africa's best-known Christian preachers, the death of at least 80 of his congregation under the rubble of a Lagos guesthouse that collapsed a week ago was no construction accident. "The...
  • South Carolina's pathetic soap operas

     South Carolina's pathetic soap operas
    As a South Carolinian, it befalls me to examine the peculiarities afflicting our former governor and now-congressman, Mark Sanford, who, contrary to decorum and taste, continues to demand attention. Yes, that Mark Sanford — the erstwhile...
  • Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike

     Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike
    A bitter strike at a Pennsylvania company 24 years ago became a flash point on the Connecticut campaign trail Thursday as union officials revived the story to attack Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, who owned the plant at the time of the...
  • Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups

    Malloy Endorsed By Gun Safety Groups
    HARTFORD - If the gun issue becomes a deciding factor in this year's governor's race, Democratic incumbent Dannel Malloy will have Connecticut's biggest pro-gun control groups on his side. The problem for Malloy is that a recent Quinnipiac Poll found...
  • It’s a good time to run for office in Iowa: meet Queen Joni

    IOWA CITY Iowa (Reuters) - Most Republicans running in tight U.S. Senate races in November's midterm elections can rely on campaign endorsements from a few national figures. But most Republicans are not Joni Ernst. More importantly, most Republican...
  • While chasing Tesla, Austin area finds 'game-changer site'

    Officials with Tesla Motors visited the Austin, Texas, area at least eight times over six months as they sought a site for the company's $5 billion battery factory, going as far as hiring an Austin lawyer to negotiate in a series of meetings with local...
  • State's job climate gets 2 forecasts

     State's job climate gets 2 forecasts
    The two major governor candidates sparred over jobs numbers Thursday, as Gov. Pat Quinn touted Illinois' lowest unemployment rate since he took office in 2009 while Republican challenger Bruce Rauner maintained that the Democrat still isn't doing enough...
  • With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming

     With theatrical flourish, Brown signs tax break for filming
    The scene outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday was not billed as a campaign event for Gov. Jerry Brown. But it had the makings of one. A few steps from the concrete footprints of Clark Gable and Bette Davis, the Democratic governor...
  • Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign

     Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign
    The second-to-last jobs report before the election was full of bad news. Cities, towns and casinos cut 4,000 jobs in August, and Connecticut had about 3,600 fewer jobs than it did the month before, according to preliminary estimates issued Thursday by...
  • No: Amendment creates political meddling: Front Burner

    In the past, Florida was hailed nationally as a model system for appointment of fair and impartial judges based solely on merit. It was perhaps the greatest legacy of the late Gov. Reubin Askew, who voluntarily gave up his sole authority to appoint judges...