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  • More than 100 attend Town Hall on crime, urban challenges

    More than 100 attend Town Hall on crime, urban challenges
    Regina Hill, who grew up in Orlando's District 5 and overcame tough times to become the area's elected city commissioner, told residents at a Parramore town hall meeting Thursday evening that she knows firsthand the challenges residents face. The town...
  • Ducey signs $9.1B Arizona budget plan that cuts spending

    Gov. Doug Ducey signed a $9.1 billion budget plan for Arizona on Thursday that keeps K-12 school funding essentially flat, cuts about $100 million from the state's universities and eliminates state funding for community colleges in Pima and Maricopa...
  • Picking up pieces left by trauma

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Never mind the little girl's name. What's important is that she was about 10 years old and all the doctors she had seen month after month had failed to ease her pain. The girl's stomach wrenched. Her chest tightened. Her skull seared...
  • Illinois pension law greeted with court skepticism

    Illinois pension law greeted with court skepticism
    A lawyer for the state faced skeptical questioning from Illinois Supreme Court justices Wednesday as she defended a landmark pension reform law by arguing that benefit cuts to public workers were a response to a financial emergency tied to the Great...
  • Union-backed protesters hit Capitol over Rauner budget cuts

    Union-backed protesters hit Capitol over Rauner budget cuts
    Busloads of union-backed protesters swarmed the Capitol rotunda Wednesday to oppose budget cuts proposed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and urge higher taxes to keep social programs intact. Chanting “Tax the Rich” and singing “We...
  • How Gov. Snyder, lawmakers filled $412 million budget hole

    Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed mid-budget year bills to finalize a plan to tackle Michigan's projected $412 million shortfall in two primary funds that receive about $21 billion annually in tax revenue. The hole — $532 million in the general...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: March 9 Panama City News Herald on Gov. Scott and drug testing: After four years of pontificating and pointless litigation, Gov. Rick Scott has finally made the right decision about Florida's scheme to drug-...
  • Maine court weighs in on dispute between LePage, Mills

    State law explicitly requires Gov. Paul LePage to get permission from the state attorney general before hiring private attorneys to pursue legal matters, Maine's highest court said Tuesday. But the court sided with LePage in ruling that Attorney...
  • Opponents of sale of OneWest seek investigation

    Opponents of sale of OneWest seek investigation
    A leading public advocacy group that had opposed the sale of Pasadena's OneWest Bank asked federal regulators for a formal investigation into what it called the bank's efforts to "buy community support" for the deal. The Greenlining Institute, in a...
  • Documents shed light on 'Scottish royals' who collected welfare while living on yacht

    Documents shed light on 'Scottish royals' who collected welfare while living on yacht
    When Florida authorities learned of allegations that a pair of self-described "Scottish royals" had fraudulently collected welfare while living on a $1.2 million yacht, an investigator spent months knocking on doors, subpoenaing records and meeting with...
  • March 7 Letters: City Farm, Sweet Briar College, Keystone pipeline

    The best option Regarding comments made in the Feb. 28 letter ("Troubling events"), I would agree. Newport News City Manager James Bourey is definitely making sure areas designated for the 2015 March Marathon are getting extreme makeovers. I'm waiting to...