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  • Applauds Bridgeport Mayor On Immigrant Kids

    I am encouraged and inspired by the admirable position on the housing of immigrant children from Central and South America by Mayor Bill Finch of Bridgeport [July 23, news, "City Open To Taking In Immigrants"]. Children caught in the middle of an often...
  • El Sentinel gana premios en periodismo

    El Sentinel gana premios en periodismo
    El trabajo de los periodistas Aurelio Moreno, Lillian Mayor y Yvonne Valdez de El Sentinel fueron reconocidos, una vez más, por la Sociedad de Editores de Florida (Florida Society of News Editors, FSNE), al ganar cuatro premios de periodismo en el...
  • Trueworthy Shouldn't Have Fallen For 'Shame Game'?

    How unfortunate for Alderman Michael Trueworthy that he has now become the victim of his own words for having a few belts and speaking his mind to Mayor Erin Stewart [July 29, Page 1, "Council Leader Gives Up Post"]. He will certainly suffer because...
  • Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity

    Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity
    Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity. While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it'...
  • Broward Inspector General faults Margate CRA for misconduct

    The city's redevelopment agency "intentionally" kept millions of taxpayer dollars that were supposed to be used for redevelopment projects over several years, according to a finding released Tuesday by the Broward Office of the Inspector General. The...
  • City Hall looking for team to manage Riverwalk

    City Hall looking for team to manage Riverwalk
    City Hall is looking for a team to add more than 100,000 square feet of retail space along the city’s Riverwalk and generate enough money to help pay off the $99 million federal loan being used to extend the scenic walkway along the Chicago River....
  • Xerox submitted faulty data on Howard speed camera program

    Xerox submitted faulty data on Howard speed camera program
    The speed camera company blasted in Baltimore for issuing tickets to people who weren't speeding is now facing criticism in Howard County, where it submitted a year's worth of inaccurate data about the program there. Data submitted by Xerox State &...
  • BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in the West

    BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in the West
    James Perkins sees the federal Bureau of Land Management more as a belligerent occupying army than a government agency serving U.S. citizens, including those like him in south-central Utah. Perkins is the sheriff of Garfield County, a rural bastion...
  • Helping the people keep L.A.'s sheriff in line

    Helping the people keep L.A.'s sheriff in line
    What is the point of creating a civilian commission to oversee the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, as reformers demand, when the sheriff is already elected directly by the people? Surely voters are smart enough at election time to oust a...
  • Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is heartfelt but unworkable [Letter]

    Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan is heartfelt but unworkable [Letter]
    Thank you for your thoughtful, balanced editorial on Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's recent discussion of poverty ("Ryan's safety net," July 28). A quick read of Congressman Ryan's proposal show his appreciation of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit as an...
  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...