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  • End the city pension fight [Editorial]

    End the city pension fight  [Editorial]
    Their loss Wednesday in a federal appeals court left Baltimore's police and fire unions with a few options to continue the fight over Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 2010 pension reform law, but none of them look promising. Rather than subject themselves...
  • What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas

     What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas
    In July, Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested trying to board a plane for L.A. for a screening of his film "Documented," about his life before and after he "outed" himself as an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S. for decades. For the first time since...
  • Stopping cyberattacks likened to a war and experts say the crooks are winning so far

    SAN JOSE, Calif. After last week's stunning revelation that Russian crooks had stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords, the biggest breach on record, experts say making the Internet more secure will take a huge global effort bolstering website...
  • Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate

    Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday opened the door to a potential income-tax hike, an acknowledgment that the tax rate he would inherit if elected cannot financially support a cash-strapped state government in the short term. Should he...
  • A deep divide over condo foreclosure bill

    An Illinois bill awaiting the governor's signature or veto has deeply divided a constituency with a shared goal: getting new owners into foreclosed condominiums. The two sides are papering Gov. Pat Quinn's office with pleas, positions and petitions....
  • Report: Smiling woman poses for pic with stolen credit card at beauty supply store

    Report: Smiling woman poses for pic with stolen credit card at beauty supply store
    An alert store clerk in Marion County snapped a photo of a smiling customer last month who used a stolen credit card at an Ocala beauty supply store and now authorities are asking the public if they recognize the suspect, ocala.com. The clerk at Looking...
  • Chicago aldermen endorse higher phone fees

    Chicago aldermen endorse higher phone fees
    Everyone with a phone billed to a Chicago address would be hit with a 911 fee increase by Oct. 1 under a measure the City Council Finance Committee endorsed Tuesday. With a solid majority of the 50 aldermen signed on — and Mayor Rahm Emanuel...
  • Meet candidates for upcoming primary

    Meet candidates for upcoming primary
    Florida's primary is Aug. 26. The League of Women Voters of The Villages/Tri-County Area will sponsor a judicial meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Candidates for judicial races including...
  • Chicago aldermen advance new firefighter contract

    Chicago aldermen advance new firefighter contract
    Chicago firefighters would get raises of 11 percent over five years under a proposed contract endorsed Tuesday by the City Council Workforce Development and Audit Committee. The deal, already endorsed by the rank-and-file firefighters and emergency...
  • May director fill more than 1 office? Check bylaws

    Q: I live in an Illinois condominium association. Our bylaws set the number of directors to serve on the board, and also state there shall be three officer positions: president, secretary and treasurer. The bylaws are silent on whether a director may...
  • McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax

    McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax
    Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney on Thursday outlined a two-year budget plan that, following a year of spending cuts, would eliminate the income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 a year. McKinney, the state senate minority...