| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the mid-Atlantic coast.
In a jointly signed letter, the eight...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:06 AM
The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change.
Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue.
And the administration...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.
He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Emmanuel G. Morel's campaign is in debt, he said he's personally tapped out and he doesn't know where he can get more cash. He's never run for office before. And he's challenging a popular, well-funded incumbent.
But Morel has a website and a spot on...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers.
The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A slippery slope
Re: "Ending discrimination," Aug. 3.
Your editorial celebrating the legalization of same-sex marriage is shortsighted despite the claim of being on the right side of history. Readers should be very aware that, except for references to...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:36 PM
For allegedly helping to smuggle two people from Brazil into the United States, a Brazilian citizen is to be sentenced Wednesday in a federal court in Fort Lauderdale.
Mauricio Ribeiro-Prates, also known as Maurio, is accused with unnamed co-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
There is a forgotten contest in this year's U.S. midterm elections. Actually, there are 435 of them: the races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In most midterms, House elections are the barometer that measures the state of public...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida House deeply divided on ideological grounds voted Thursday to open the door to allow some illegal immigrants who have lived in the country long enough to obtain law licenses from the Florida Bar.
House Speaker Will Weatherford,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The Northeast Connecticut Council of Governments met on Sept. 26. The agenda included discussion of regional revaluation projects, a new NECCOG website, upcoming land use workshops, transit district operations, GIS software and comments on the proposed...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.
The district includes...