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  • California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law

    California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law
    WASHINGTON -- A proposed overhaul of how the country regulates toxic chemicals came under sharp attack today from officials of California and several other states. Backers of the bipartisan plan say it would make the public safer by giving the federal...
  • Joe Biden: Vice president of the nation, but king of the eulogy

    WASHINGTON – Say what you will about Vice President Joe Biden – the man can deliver a eulogy. Just ask him. “I’ve spoken at more eulogies than I’d like to remember,” he said Wednesday at a service for Frank R....
  • Jerry Brown fires back at Chris Christie, calls for a fitness contest

     
    It appears that Gov. Jerry Brown is game for a cross-country rivalry with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie....
  • Tribune's new chapter. A case for Katie Couric joining 'The View.'

    Tribune's new chapter. A case for Katie Couric joining 'The View.'
    After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready. The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
  • Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways

    Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways
    The gulf between the American left and right continues to widen against a backdrop of high unemployment, weak growth and high octane cultural battles. I got to thinking about this growing divide in the aftermath of the Colorado movie theater shooting...
  • Broward Dems to hear from Newark's Cory Booker at annual fundraiser

    Broward Dems to hear from Newark's Cory Booker at annual fundraiser
                Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., and Democratic wunderkind, is the headliner for the  Broward Democratic Party’s annual fundraising dinner.            Booker, 43, received rave reviews from Democrats after his speech last year to...
  • In State With 'Assault Weapons' Ban, Lanza's Rifle Still Legal

    Adam Lanza blasted through the glass doors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School clutching a military-style Bushmaster rifle with 30 rounds in the clip and hundreds more at the ready. When his chilling rampage was over minutes later, Lanza had used the...
  • EPA probes flame retardants but lacks power to ban

    EPA probes flame retardants but lacks power to ban
    As the Obama administration launches a broad investigation of flame retardants used in furniture and other household goods, the nation's top environmental regulators are running into the limitations of a federal law that makes it practically impossible to...
  • 20th Anniversary Of News Closeup

    20th Anniversary Of News Closeup
    “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” will mark its 20th year on the air with its 970th broadcast on Sunday, October 28th.  The recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards, “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” has a loyal following of viewers who...
  • The 50 richest members of Congress

    The 50 richest members of Congress
    The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million. "McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
  • NJ Sen. Lautenberg Gaga Over Lady Gaga

    NJ Sen. Lautenberg Gaga Over Lady Gaga
    Sen. Frank Lautenberg is going gaga. Lady Gaga, that is. The nation's oldest senator will hold a fundraiser at the pop singer's Monster Ball Tour at the Verizon Center in Washington on Sept 7. The Washington Post reports the 86-year-old New Jersey...