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  • Despite ban, fox hunts still thrive, and divide, in Britain

    The horses wait in the farmyard, tails braided and manes gleaming, while huntsmen in brightly colored coats marshal the eager hounds, straining to chase the scent of a fox. To some, the start of a fox hunt is a quintessentially English scene, steeped...
  • DoD plan would 'destroy' commissaries, industry reps say

    DoD plan would 'destroy' commissaries, industry reps say
    The Defense Department's fiscal 2016 budget request would slash taxpayer support of base grocery stores by $322 million in 2016 and by $1 billion next year, enough to "destroy" the shopping benefit, warns the American Logistics Association. ALA, which...
  • The welfare state wages war on marriage

    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson's war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent more than...
  • Nonprofit plans to buy part of Puyallup daffodil land, pursue big dreams

    Step By Step is unknown to many in Pierce County, and that isn't by accident. The nonprofit helps at-risk mothers support healthy babies from pregnancy through infancy. It has operated under the radar for 18 years, even as it has built partnerships...
  • Small Orlando sandal business attracts big attention

    In a small concrete-block office in downtown Orlando, Julie Colombino — a former Cirque aerialist turned disaster-relief worker — is trying to change the world through sandals. Colombino, 35, is surrounded by scores of them: simple, hand-...
  • Missouri Senate would limit welfare benefits to 4 years

    Missouri families could receive welfare benefits for a maximum of four years and would lose the payments if parents don't look for work or get training under a proposal approved by the state Senate Thursday that critics said could harm the poor. The...
  • APNewsBreak: LePage goes to Supreme Court with Medicaid case

    Gov. Paul LePage's administration petitioned the nation's highest court Thursday to consider whether Maine can remove thousands of low-income young adults from the state's Medicaid rolls after the federal government rejected the state's request to do so....
  • Gov. LePage takes questions from Mainers, defends plan to overhaul tax code at town hall

    Gov. Paul LePage continued to campaign for his ambitious plan to overhaul Maine's tax code, fielding questions from residents Wednesday and defending against criticism at a town hall meeting, the first of many he is expected to hold. The Republican...
  • Virginia General Assembly churns before deadline

    Virginia General Assembly churns before deadline
    The Virginia General Assembly churned through hundreds of bills Monday, dealing with new day care rules, ethics reforms and drone regulations as a key legislative deadline approached. It was the first of a two-day vote marathon, and the Senate in...
  • How the welfare state wages war on marriage

    How the welfare state wages war on marriage
    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson’s war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent...
  • College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut

    College Athletes As Employees? That Raises Questions In Connecticut
    A state legislator introduced a bill this session that would define some college athletes at public institutions as employees, allowing them to collectively bargain for increased benefits, such as better medical coverage, compensation when their name or...