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  • HRTPO executive director retires after four-decade career

    HRTPO executive director retires after four-decade career
    The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization bade farewell to its executive director on June 30. Dwight Farmer retired after 35 years with the organization and its sister entity, the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. Farmer was...
  • Howard Co. teachers' union is being unreasonable [Letter]

    As a former teacher and as a teacher educator who has observed classrooms in almost every school system in Maryland, I feel I'm qualified to make the following comments, even though negativity toward Howard County Public School System and its teachers...
  • Privatizing to solve pension mess

    Privatizing to solve pension mess
    In 1979, the original Sony Walkman was the newest way to listen to music. Switchboard operators still connected telephone calls. That's also when the Illinois village of North Riverside signed its first contract with the firefighters' union. A lot has...
  • French MPs pass welfare cuts, unions boycott labor forum

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's parliament approved a series of welfare cuts on Tuesday despite abstentions by left-wing deputies, while a major teachers' union became the third group to boycott a labor forum hosted by President Francois Hollande. With 33...
  • Uruguayan backpacker, confused about visas, lands in U.S. detention

    A man from Uruguay who has been backpacking through North America and doing volunteer work along the way was trying to head to Canada on the last day of his U.S. visa — and ended up in a U.S. detention center instead. Diego Farre Simonassi, 29,...
  • China says broad consensus reached on new BRICS bank

    BEIJING (Reuters) - The five BRICS nations have reached a broad consensus on their $100 billion development bank though some differences remain, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Monday ahead of a summit in Brazil next week to be attended by President...
  • The winners and losers in Pa.'s budget battle

    The winners and losers in Pa.'s budget battle
    HARRISBURG — As the first week of a new fiscal year came to a close Friday, Gov. Tom Corbett still had a decision to make: whether or not to sign the $29.1 billion spending plan that doesn't include one of his top policy priorities —...
  • City Center could lead foreign investment push

    City Center could lead foreign investment push
    Stuffed away in two, black 2-inch binders, Kathy Owens thumbs through hundreds of papers, each chapter pegged with a colorful tab. "This is a lot of work," Owens said while shuffling through the contents of one binder in her Virginia Beach office. "This...
  • A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland

    A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland
    Baltimore is changing the way it handles cases of alleged child abuse and neglect — part of a broad social-services strategy that has been touted by Maryland officials but abandoned in some other states. The new approach, which is designed to...
  • South Lake plan for new homes back to drawing board after opposition surfaces

    Plans for a new neighborhood on a rural stretch of lakeside pasture in south Lake have many residents worried about preserving their environment and the rural character surrounding Sawmill Lake west of Clermont. The controversy stems from a plan to...
  • Tourism group pushes to ease travel-visa restrictions

    Tourism group pushes to ease travel-visa restrictions
    If you listen to Oren Lotringer, Central Florida could become a hotbed for Israeli tourism. It has theme parks, shopping, outdoor adventures and plenty of hotels for Israeli families looking for a taste of the U.S. — all the ingredients his...