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  • Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million

    Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million
    The hotly contested governor's race that attracted national attention cost more than $30 million for television commercials, consultants and other campaign expenses. The biggest single contributor was the State of Connecticut, which paid out $13...
  • Berkeley's soda tax a sweet victory

    Three years ago, Richmond City Councilman Jeff Ritterman became aware that about a third of his city's fifth- and seventh- graders were obese, and that the numbers were getting worse. A retired cardiologist who got into politics to improve public...
  • In Disappointing Election, Gun Rights Activists Find Glimmer Of Hope

    In Disappointing Election, Gun Rights Activists Find Glimmer Of Hope
    Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...
  • Teachers unions defend their ground by getting Torlakson reelected

    Teachers unions defended their ground in California this week — and bucked national trends — by helping to reelect a state schools chief in a race with broad implications for education policy and politics. With union backing, Tom Torlakson...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • The making of 'Gone with the Wind'

    "You ain't seen nothin' yet!" was the famous come-on to the audience used by the great Al Jolson in the 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer." And I, Liz, in 2014, still say this. But now I'm talking about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. He was...
  • Victoria's Secret reveals two Fantasy Bras for 2015 show

    Victoria's Secret reveals two Fantasy Bras for 2015 show
    On the theory that two may be better than one, Victoria's Secret announced Monday that two "Dream Angels Fantasy Bras" -- covered in around $4 million in jewels -- will be featured in this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Adriana Lima and Alessandra...
  • Q&A: New NYC Film Czar Aims to Build on Predecessor's Success

    Barely four months into her post as commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Cynthia Lopez sits atop an agency responsible for the smooth operation of an industry that generates a whopping $7 billion in direct...
  • Is New State Police Boss Trustworthy?

    Is New State Police Boss Trustworthy?
    Another questionable incident has bubbled up from Dora B. Schriro's five-year tenure as New York City's correction commissioner. It's not looking good for her. While there, according to The New York Times, Ms. Schriro — now Connecticut's public...
  • Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending

    Midterm ad blitz marks new era in political spending
    For months, a billion-dollar ad blitz has flooded the airwaves here and in other closely contested states leading up to Tuesday's midterm election, another sign that the nation has entered a new era in political spending driven less by candidates and more...
  • Diseñadores, políticos y empleados se despiden de Oscar de la Renta

    Diseñadores, políticos y empleados  se despiden de Oscar de la Renta
    NUEVA YORK —  Familiares de Oscar de la Renta, personalidades como Hillary Clinton y Henry Kissinger, diseñadores, artistas, políticos y empleados del fenecido icono de la moda abarrotaron hoy la centenaria iglesia San Ignacio de Loyola de Nueva...