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  • 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...
  • Md. wants a leader who listens

    Md. wants a leader who listens
    As the Democratic Party licks its wounds from its gubernatorial defeat in Maryland, our street-level view reveals a central, substantive error on the part of politicians of both parties: Candidates from Baltimore to Annapolis to Washington continue to act...
  • Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?

    Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?
    The Democrats begin 2015 with a political problem: no predominant standard bearer to step up and challenge the incumbent GOP governor in four years. While they have many credentialed candidates, unlike Martin O'Malley in 2006 none stands out above the...
  • Some ethics ideas emerge in the General Assembly

    Some Virginia legislators are starting to think about ethical issues that erupted when former state Sen. Phil Puckett resigned and Del. Terry Kilgore confirmed he had discussed offering Puckett a lucrative post with the state tobacco commission....
  • The fire next time ... may engulf Ferguson

    By every indication -- from both the street and civic offices -- Ferguson, Missouri is expected to blow. The grand jury decision on whether a white police officer will be charged in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old black man could come any...
  • Another 'sleazy' land deal?

    Another 'sleazy' land deal?
    The O'Malley administration today pulled back from a sweetheart deal to buy $2.8 million in Eastern Shore farmland and hand it over for $1 a year to a Democratic campaign donor who wanted to use it as an "organic food hub" for the region. After...
  • State withdraws proposed $1 no-bid lease deal for Shore farm

    State withdraws proposed $1 no-bid lease deal for Shore farm
    The O'Malley administration backed down Wednesday from its proposal to lease a Kent County farm to a politically connected nonprofit for $1 a year, promising to rebid the contract competitively. The move likely pushes the decision about whether to...
  • State panel OKs medical marijuana rules

    State panel OKs medical marijuana rules
    Maryland's medical marijuana program cleared a key hurdle Thursday as a state panel approved draft rules to govern the new businesses. The medical marijuana commission set license fees for growers and dispensaries — at rates among the highest in...
  • McAuliffe applauds EPA's carbon intent, questions details

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration formally backed the federal Environmental Protection Agency's push for carbon-emission rules Friday, applauding the concept but asking for leniency in the goals currently proposed for Virginia. The way the EPA...