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  • House panel adopts budget; Senate panel approaches vote

    House panel adopts budget; Senate panel approaches vote
    Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade. Last-minute...
  • Arnold Palmer, alimony and unions: Letters

    Arnold Palmer, alimony and unions: Letters
    Reminiscing with the king Arnold Palmer's tournament, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, is with us again this week. It's a yearly reminder of a golf great and a personable human being. A few years ago, I was working in parking at the Orange County...
  • Eddy Moratin: West-side redevelopment is the right thing to do

    Eddy Moratin: West-side redevelopment is the right thing to do
    Eddy Moratin is the executive director of Lift Orlando, a not-for-profit group launched by the Orlando business community. He is now leading an effort to demolish hundreds of vacant apartments near the Citrus Bowl to make way for new, mixed-income...
  • Family, Not Government, Is Key To Success

    Family, Not Government, Is Key To Success
    In the mid-1960s, a social scientist noted something ominous that came to be called "Moynihan's Scissors": Two lines on a graph crossed, replicating a scissors' blades. The descending line charted the decline in the minority male unemployment rate. The...
  • 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...
  • Peter S. Smith

    Peter S. Smith
    Peter S. Smith, a longtime Baltimore attorney who pioneered programs that provided legal representation to the city's poor and disenfranchised, died Feb. 14 at his Durham, N.H., home of complications of lymphoma. The former Mount Washington resident was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...