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  • Texas governor orders National Guard to look for dead immigrants

    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday ordered the Texas National Guard to search for the bodies of undocumented immigrants who have died by the hundreds in a remote part of the state as they attempted to walk to southern cities...
  • 'Gerrymander meander' highlights twisted district

    'Gerrymander meander' highlights twisted district
    No one has called Maryland's 3rd Congressional District pretty. The irregular shape of the district currently represented by Rep. John Sarbanes has been compared to a Rorschach test and a crime scene blood spatter spread across Central Maryland. The New...
  • Hampton Roads residents to join People's Climate March

    More than 100 Hampton Roads residents have signed on to head to New York City in the wee hours Sunday to participate in the People's Climate March. They'll join hundreds of others from Virginia and thousands more from around the country — estimates...
  • Gubernatorial Campaign Turns Focus To Jobs

    Gubernatorial Campaign Turns Focus To Jobs
    MERIDEN--The day after state department of labor estimates showed Connecticut lost 3,600 jobs in August, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley leaned over the counter at a diner in Meriden and relayed the figure to the waitress standing behind it....
  • PB, 10 districts call for high-stakes testing to end

    PB, 10 districts call for high-stakes testing to end
    Eleven of Florida's coastal school districts agreed on a simple four-word message Friday: suspend high-stakes testing. The Greater Consortium of Florida School Boards, which includes representatives from Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, is...
  • Hillary Clinton to host fundraiser for Brown

    Hillary Clinton to host fundraiser for Brown
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to host a fundraiser for  Maryland's Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown later this month, according to an invitation sent to Brown supporters Friday afternoon. The former secretary of state will be the second Clinton to...
  • Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley

    Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley
    The Connecticut's largest labor organization will be bombarding mailboxes across the state with campaign mailers slamming Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley. "Tom Foley says his business experience is why he should be elected governor," one...
  • Sept. 20 Letters: Watermen, same-sex marriages, Virginia waters, President Obama, SOLs

    I realize that when the governor asks to see the crab numbers move up, that the Virginia Marine Resource Commission and the Natural Resource Department have to respond. After all, they serve at the pleasure of the governor — and they would all...
  • New Leadership Needed As Finances Worsen

    Connecticut is a tough place for me to raise my family. Over the past four years my family's income has stayed the same, but we've seen the cost of living rise dramatically. Unfortunately, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has only pursued policies that exacerbate...
  • Small Florida town copes with mass killing

    BELL, Fla. It was hard enough for the adults in this tiny north Florida town to make sense of the mass killing that rocked their community Thursday. It was even harder explaining it to their children many of whom attended school with five of the young...
  • An alternative to fat-cat politics [Editorial]

    An alternative to fat-cat politics  [Editorial]
    Seemingly little noticed outside Rockville was a Montgomery County Council subcommittee's decision this week in support of public financing of local political campaigns. If, as expected, the legislation is approved by the full council, Montgomery County...