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  • Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference

    Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference
    For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft. But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
  • With governor's creation of Ferguson Commission, St. Louis faces a defining moment

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wednesday, Oct. 22: When a white fan of the St. Louis Rams tried to steal an American flag from a black Ferguson protester outside the Edward Jones Dome on Sunday, the image of the...
  • Return of guerrillas feared as anger grips Mexico over missing students

    IGUALA, Mexico In what some critics believe is a political miscalculation, President Enrique Pena Nieto's government has mustered only tepid action to resolve the case of 43 missing student teachers who disappeared nearly a month ago, hoping the scandal...
  • Endorsement video: Vote yes on Prop. 48 and let the North Fork tribe build a casino

    Endorsement video: Vote yes on Prop. 48 and let the North Fork tribe build a casino
    There's a temptation to view Proposition 48 as a larger statement on Indian gambling in California. But the ballot measure isn't a policy question on off-reservation casinos, it's a referendum on a specific gambling agreement. Proposition 48 asks voters...
  • We asked you: Do candidates' debates affect your vote?

    Debates are media events staged by various groups seeking to gain public-spirit prestige. The events provide no new information, perspectives or even rationality to politics. The events do offer candidates more spin opportunities than a laundromat. As...
  • Bill would allow schools to store EpiPens

    Bill would allow schools to store EpiPens
    Denise McSherry was driving home from a restaurant with her family earlier this year when she noticed that her 4-year-old daughter, Abagail, was quiet in her car seat. Too quiet. She looked back and saw a fearful look on Abagail's face and then the...
  • Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?

    Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?
    Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for governor, smartly focuses his campaign messaging on the need to give the Maryland economy a lift. It's not an original idea, and certainly de rigueur for any Republican in any election year. But as he builds a...
  • Where are the third-party candidates in Md.'s governor's race?

    Where are the third-party candidates in Md.'s governor's race?
    I thought as voters we were entitled to see and hear from all of the candidates running for office. Yet in the current governor's race, others have decided for us that we need to hear only from Anthony Brown and Larry Hogan — but not the Libertarian...
  • Strippers, emails color Florida governor's race

    Strippers, emails color Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida voters have almost survived another toxic but non-fatal overdose of their politicians. But it's not too late to kick up a cloud of pseudo-scandal in the blind hope that it swings your decision. Republican Gov. Rick Scott and...
  • Quinn's record speaks for itself

    I find it hard to believe Bruce Rauner is a serious candidate for governor. With little to no relevant experience in government, Rauner is trying to sell the idea that he is the guy to run Illinois government. His reasoning seems to be twofold: I’...
  • 90,000 Pennsylvania women may lose free Medicaid family planning coverage

    HARRISBURG — Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women's health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program. But they may be able to gain the coverage right back by...