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  • Democratic congressional race heating up in Bucks County

    Democrats Shaughnessy Naughton and Kevin Strouse have opened campaign offices barely a block apart on Mill Street, the main drag in Bristol. Neither of the candidates seeking their party's nomination for Congress lives in Bristol, but the struggling...
  • A state divided is no longer golden

    SACRAMENTO — Cracking California into six pieces and calling each chunk a state sounds really crackpot. Don't like this state government? How about five more? What about the notion of Los Angeles students attending UC Berkeley or San Diego State...
  • Top enlisted: Slow compensation to protect readiness

    Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett told the subcommittee Marines are ready to take the hits. But, for gosh sakes, get on with it so there's no doubt they stay trained and ready for the next fight. Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps...
  • Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'

    Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'
    NEW HAVEN — John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to seven campaign fraud charges for which he was indicted a day earlier, and his lawyer promised an aggressive defense that will leave Connecticut's previously convicted, three-term governor...
  • Thomas Sowell: Free speech for everybody is gist of Supreme ruling

    The recent Supreme Court decision over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on political campaign contributions has provoked angry reactions on the left. That is what often happens whenever the High Court rules that the First Amendment...
  • Christ Fellowship is newest anchor tenant at Boynton Beach Mall

    Christ Fellowship is newest anchor tenant at Boynton Beach Mall
    While many malls look for big name stores like JCPenney or Macy's to bring in the crowds, the newest anchor tenant at Boynton Beach Mall isn't a place of retail, but a place of worship. On Sunday, Christ Fellowship will open the doors at its new...
  • Reviving investment is key, says man tipped to be India's finance minister

    BOHARU, India (Reuters) - Massaging his swollen feet after campaigning in the villages of Punjab, the man tipped to be India's next finance minister says he wants the government that takes office next month to approve five big-ticket investments quickly...
  • Renewal of federal tax breaks for homeowners facing bumpy road

    WASHINGTON — Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward recently, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer — and potentially bumpier — than previously...
  • A cold case with connections to Cuba?

    MIAMI When Cuban exiles Lilian Rosa Morales and husband Manuel Ramirez were murdered in an execution-style shooting in Coral Gables, Fla., shortly after midnight on Feb. 2, 1995, most news reports on the case focused on Morales. After all, Morales, 25,...
  • Fusion centers' collection of local and state data worries civil libertarians, others

    BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. As many Americans question the data collection programs of the National Security Agency and worry about other privacy breaches, information from license plate readers, suspicious activity tipsters and more is being collected and...
  • Issa, House oversight chair, keeps heat on White House

    WASHINGTON From the plush chairman's seat on the dais in the cavernous hearing room of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Darrell Issa peered down at Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen and offered a rhetorical...