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  • NYC comptroller finds $6.8 million misspent in Sandy relief work

    NEW YORK New York misspent $6.8 million after Hurricane Sandy in payments to independent consultants for flawed and incomplete work that delayed help to at least 20,000 people with damaged homes, city Comptroller Scott Stringer said. The Office of...
  • Rauner asks mayors to support 'turnaround agenda'

    Rauner asks mayors to support 'turnaround agenda'
    Gov. Bruce Rauner is personally meeting with mayors throughout the state in an effort to get them to support his "turnaround agenda" for Illinois and put pressure on the legislature. But according to Southland mayors I spoke with, the governor is...
  • Audit: NY Sandy relief program paid millions for flawed work

    A program that was supposed to rebuild homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy paid $6.8 million to contractors for work that was "flawed or incomplete," the city's comptroller said in an audit released Tuesday. Comptroller Scott Stringer's office examined the...
  • High court rejects church appeal over use of public school

    The Supreme Court has again rejected an appeal from a small evangelical church in the Bronx seeking to overturn New York City's ban on after-hours religious worship services at public schools. The justices did not comment Monday in siding with the city's...
  • De Blasio, reporters joke at annual NYC Inner Circle show

    Mayor Bill de Blasio poked fun at himself Saturday night — from his liberal policies to his penchant for tardiness — at the annual Inner Circle charity show. The show is New York's answer to the White House Correspondents Dinner, where...
  • Lottery gift and a new playhouse: Chicago theater talks about money

    Lottery gift and a new playhouse: Chicago theater talks about money
    In the Chicago theater, a paucity of financial resources is often a point of pride, even part of the town's aesthetic. But it's also a reason to complain. In the minds of some theater artists, the situation in arts funding mirrors the growing inequalities...
  • Paley Center looking to reinvent itself for digital age

    Paley Center looking to reinvent itself for digital age
    The Paley Center for Media sits in the axis of the media universe in New York. The museum is within walking distance of the headquarters of CBS, NBCUniversal, 21st Century Fox and Time Warner. There, television leaders hobnob during industry...
  • Ban on fast-food eateries in South L.A. hasn't cut obesity, study says

    Ban on fast-food eateries in South L.A. hasn't cut obesity, study says
    Seven years ago, Los Angeles made national headlines with a novel attempt to reduce obesity in South L.A. by banning new fast-food restaurants. But a new study found the effort has not achieved its intended goal. A Rand Corp. report released...
  • 'Guns in school' bills move ahead despite protests

    'Guns in school' bills move ahead despite protests
    TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers are shooting for looser restrictions on firearms – and so far, their bills are finding favor in the capital despite opposition from campus groups. A shooting at Florida State University in November prompted...
  • Out of the Blue: Time to get downtown's heart pumping

    As I write this column, I'm sitting in a hospital bed recovering from a minor heart procedure. So hearts are very much on my mind. Everyone needs a healthy one. As do communities. The heart of a community can be public spaces, plazas, piazzas, squares,...
  • L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows

    L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows
    A push by backers of charter schools to have a bigger voice on the Los Angeles Board of Education appears to have paid off, according to early election returns in three contested races. The campaign was marked by the emergence of a charter group as...