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  • Maine lawmakers race to wrap up their work for the session

    Weary Maine lawmakers plowed through dozens of bills on Tuesday as they marched toward the end of a six-month legislative session that has been marked with partisan fights over taxes and welfare. The Legislature gave final approval to a bill that would...
  • Editorials from around New York

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Albany Times Union on New York's SAFE Act. June 24 Based on a variety of estimates by both pro- and anti-gun organizations, 300 million firearms are privately owned in...
  • Putin manages to stabilize ruble, but Russian economy still staggers

    Putin manages to stabilize ruble, but Russian economy still staggers
    Russia's ruble has been on a roller-coaster ride, posting the second-biggest drop in value of world currencies in 2014, then bouncing back this year with the highest rise against the dollar, euro, pound and yen. The ruble's dizzying comeback, though, is...
  • Beyond the budget: A look at other Maine bills still in play

    Debate over the $6.7 billion Maine budget dominated discussions at the Statehouse this week, but lawmakers were also busy slogging through dozens of bills as they try to wrap up their work for the year. Even those measures approved by the Democrat-...
  • California Legislature approves compromise $115.4B budget

    California lawmakers on Friday passed a compromise budget to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's demands for restrained spending, even as the package sends billions more to public schools and increases spending on health care and social services. The Assembly...
  • Highlights of California's revised $115.4 billion budget

    California lawmakers passed a $115.4 billion compromise budget Friday that sends billions more to public schools and increases spending on health care and social services. The revised budget now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to approve it....
  • Speak Out caller: Go to work, pay for your children, pay your bills

    Speak Out caller: Go to work, pay for your children, pay your bills
    Shoulder responsibility for your kids: I'm just opening my mail today, and there is a letter from the Northern Illinois Food Bank asking for money. It says no school means no lunch. If you are having children, you should be able to afford them. Pay for...
  • Homeless man finds purse, returns it to poor mom with cancer

    Homeless man finds purse, returns it to poor mom with cancer
    STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A man living on the streets in central Pennsylvania has returned a lost purse containing nearly $400 to its owner — a single mother who is on welfare and battling brain cancer. The man told WJAC-TV (http://bit.ly/1LnrRQP...
  • Crisis-hit Europeans: Greece must knuckle down like they did

    Europeans in countries which adopted unpopular austerity measures to overcome the recent financial crisis are starting to reap the rewards, even if times are still hard for many and numerous factors are playing a role in the recovery. Spain has one of...
  • Upbeat Jobs Report Gives Malloy New Ammunition

    Upbeat Jobs Report Gives Malloy New Ammunition
    The healthy gain of 6,400 jobs in May, reported Thursday by the state Department of Labor, is proof that the state is on the right track, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asserted, as we all knew he would. "Because of our efforts, Connecticut's economy is growing,...
  • Apopka shells out nearly $100,000 to evict gopher tortoises

    Apopka shells out nearly $100,000 to evict gopher tortoises
    Apopka will shell out nearly $100,000 to relocate gopher tortoises whose burrows stand in the way of an important water project. Surveyors discovered dozens of deep holes dotting an empty field adjacent to the Northwest Recreation Complex where the city...