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  • Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot

    Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot
    The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away. It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
  • Red Maryland?

    Red Maryland?
    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...
  • Charlie Crist sells himself as regular guy

    Charlie Crist sells himself as regular guy
    Sitting at the dining table in a modest Hollywood home — with every move recorded by a phalanx of news cameras — Charlie Crist sought to portray himself Tuesday as a regular guy driven by concern for the struggles of everyday Floridians....
  • Federal prosecutors probe relationship between regulators and PG&E

    Federal prosecutors probe relationship between regulators and PG&E
    Federal prosecutors in San Francisco have opened an investigation into controversial emails and other contacts between state regulators and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. California's largest utility said Monday it was informed by the U.S. attorney's office...
  • Unity ticket defeats Alaska GOP Gov. Sean Parnell in drawn-out race

    Unity ticket defeats Alaska GOP Gov. Sean Parnell in drawn-out race
    A novel unity ticket featuring independent Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott has defeated Republican Gov. Sean Parnell of Alaska in an election so excruciatingly close that its outcome was not known until 10 days after the polls closed. As of...
  • Delaware's NFL betting business is booming -- and Marylanders are noticing

    Delaware's NFL betting business is booming -- and Marylanders are noticing
    One NFL Sunday, Laurence Jones said, he discovered a small slice of Las Vegas. In Delaware. The Burtonsville resident is among countless Marylanders whose fondness for football or gambling — or both — has led them to check out one of the...
  • O'Malley rushes to propose new pollution rules

    O'Malley rushes to propose new pollution rules
    Rushing to complete his "green" agenda before he leaves office, Gov. Martin O'Malley moved Friday to impose new regulations on farmers to curb the flow of polluting phosphorus into the Chesapeake Bay. O'Malley acted on the last day he could start the...
  • Governor, Citing $59M Deficit, Orders Hiring Freeze, Spending Cuts

    Governor, Citing $59M Deficit, Orders Hiring Freeze, Spending Cuts
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered a statewide hiring freeze and will soon announce spending cuts as he looks to close a projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year. In a memo sent Wednesday to state agency leaders, Malloy's...
  • Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members

    Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members
    UNIVERSITY PARK — Give the Penn State board of trustees two choices, and the same thing always seems to happen: Most will want one, a few want the other and, ultimately, the majority goes with an eleventh-hour plan to go for a previously unknown...
  • 'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband

    'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband
    ATLANTIC CITY - Is Do AC done? The Atlantic City Alliance — the $30 million-a-year, casino funded, legislatively mandated marketing organization — appears headed for extinction. The alliance board, composed solely of casino executives,...
  • GOP fares well among LCF voters

    GOP fares well among LCF voters
    La Cañada voters bucked the statewide trend to vote Democrat and instead largely backed GOP candidates in the Nov. 4 General Election, according to results posted by the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters office. La Cañadans also turned out more...