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  • $421,545: Registrar

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. A proposal to close a satellite office will save the folks who run elections in...
  • Republicans use location of fundraiser to jab Charlie Crist

    Republicans use location of fundraiser to jab Charlie Crist
    Charlie Crist is holding a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Wednesday evening headlined by key players in the legal community who support Democrats. And the Republican Party  of Florida is using the downtown Fort Lauderdale location to remind people about one...
  • Lawmakers differ on how to stop abusive patent-demand letters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of a U.S. House of Representatives panel disagreed on Wednesday on elements of a bill to rein in companies that demand licensing fees for invalid patents or are otherwise dishonest in writing what are known as "demand...
  • Anger mounts as Germany unearths second U.S. spy suspect

    BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German politicians reacted angrily on Wednesday to news of a suspected U.S. spy in the defense ministry, which came days after the arrest of a German foreign intelligence agency worker as a suspected CIA informant. After the...
  • GOP pans Obama's $3.7-billion border request, wants kids sent home

    The White House request for $3.7 billion to handle the crisis at the southern border has found little support in Congress, touching off what could be a lengthy negotiation to find a compromise. Republicans said Wednesday they would not approve the money...
  • Obama rejects criticism over border crisis

    DALLAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama rejected demands from Texas Governor Rick Perry and others that he visit the border where a child migrant crisis is unfolding and said his critics should get behind his request for $3.7 billion if...
  • PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk

    PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk
    Don Matheson, 84, a veteran television actor best known for his portrayal of one of the humans stranded on a mysterious planet on the science-fiction series "Land of the Giants," died June 29 in Woodland Hills. His daughter, Michele Matheson, said he...
  • Regulatory vacuum exposed after 'peeping drone' incident

    SEATTLE Joe Vaughn took his camera-equipped drone and went to town, hovering it near a topless Lisa Pleiss. Pleiss was alarmed. The police were called. And now Vaughn is worried not only about a $10,000 fine but also the future of his business. He's...
  • ICE CEO calls for market-wide purge of order types

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a perfect world, stock exchanges would collectively agree to ban order types that critics allege create complexity and may give certain traders unfair advantages, Intercontinental Exchange Group chief executive Jeffrey Sprecher...
  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to ease border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help cope with the growing number of unaccompanied children from Central America who are illegally crossing the southern border. The money would pay...
  • Mississippi Republican Party declares Cochran winner in Senate primary

    Mississippi Republican Party declares Cochran winner in Senate primary
    (Reuters) - The Mississippi Republican Party has certified election results naming incumbent Thad Cochran the winner of a U.S. Senate primary runoff that his Tea Party-backed challenger contends was tainted by illegal voting by Democrats. Cochran...