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  • Choosing Patriot's Crossing

    Do you have dinner plans in Hampton? Are you a truck driver trying to get from the Port of Virginia to I-95? A universal groan is heard as we all hit the daily six-mile backup to Granby Street from the east side of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT)....
  • Missouri lawmakers quit early; deadly force bill fails

    Missouri lawmakers concluded a tumultuous annual session Friday, ending their work ahead of a deadline while failing to pass a bill rewriting the state's deadly force standards for police in response to last summer's fatal shooting in Ferguson. The House...
  • Advocates push lawmakers to help social programs in budget

    As California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown's $115 billion budget proposal, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they see many areas that need even more funding to make up for deep cuts during the recession. Democratic leaders in...
  • Letters to the editor

    Letters to the editor
    Goodbye to the middle class? There is no doubt that after the Great Depression, the American middle class was created largely by the wages and benefits obtained by labor unions. The unions fought for working people and were responsible for them...
  • Brown's budget boosts spending for schools, adds tax credit

    Gov. Jerry Brown took a restrained approach in proposing a record $115.3 billion budget Thursday that sends more money to schools and offered what he called a reasonable commitment for a new tax credit to the working poor. His proposal left fellow...
  • 'Greg Gutfeld Show' debuts May 31 on Fox News

    'Greg Gutfeld Show' debuts May 31 on Fox News
    If you admire Greg Gutfeld on "The Five," you'll be happy to know he's getting his own prime-time show on Fox News Channel. "The Greg Gutfeld Show" debuts at 10 p.m. May 31, Roger Ailes, Fox News chairman and CEO, announced Thursday. The weekly series...
  • The right way to measure CEO pay has nothing to do with 'shareholder value'

    The right way to measure CEO pay has nothing to do with 'shareholder value'
    The latest initiative by the Securities and Exchange Commission to give shareholders more information about their CEOs' pay has revived an old question: What's the right way to judge if a CEO is making too much? The SEC's proposal, which is now open for...
  • No telling what voters are thinking

    There's no telling what voters are thinking. I should say, no telling if voters are thinking. One reason why newspaper reporters are cynical is that they've seen too many election results that defy reason. Whether it was Burke or Churchill who said it,...
  • Wisconsin Assembly passes junk food, drug testing bills

    Public aid recipients in Wisconsin would be limited in how much junk food they could buy and forced to undergo screenings for illegal drug use under bills passed Wednesday by the state Assembly. The Republican-sponsored measures face an uncertain future,...
  • First, lay off all the state workers

    First, lay off all the state workers
    The Illinois Supreme Court's decision to strike down an attempt at pension reform has many saying Illinois has no choice but to raise taxes. The state's pension system is underfunded by more than $100 billion, and beyond repair. When it comes to...
  • Missouri Senate votes to override veto of welfare limits

    Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri's limits among the lowest in the nation. The Republican-led Senate...