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  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Texas and North Carolina push back on voter rights

    It's August, and most of the federal government is on vacation. Members of Congress are on their annual August state or district "work period," President Barack Obama is at Martha's Vineyard, and the Supreme Court is off until early October. But not all...
  • Tribune poll: Daley gets blame for city's financial condition

    Tribune poll: Daley gets blame for city's financial condition
    Far more Chicago voters believe former Mayor Richard M. Daley is more responsible for the city's ongoing financial woes than his successor, according to a new Chicago Tribune poll. At the same time, a strong majority of those surveyed continue to...
  • Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour

    Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour
    NEW YORK — More than a foot of rain hit parts of New York's Long Island on Wednesday, enough to set a preliminary state record, triggering flash floods and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hour....
  • Senate votes to allow new challenges to L.A. County board districts

    Senate votes to allow new challenges to L.A. County board districts
    The state Senate on Wednesday gave final legislative approval to a measure that would allow minority groups to file legal challenges to the way Los Angeles County and other jurisdictions draw districts for elected officials. The bill, which goes to Gov....
  • Man admits stealing driver IDs for tax money

    Man admits stealing driver IDs for tax money
    A Broward County man with some very distinctive facial tattoos — including the Bentley car logo inked on his forehead — pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft and possessing other people's social security numbers Wednesday. Derek...
  • Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums

    Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 officials say they think contract negotiations with teachers are progressing and chose not to take action on two proposed resolutions that would ask voters to weigh in on teacher salaries and pensions. Board...
  • What Baltimore did to police and fire pensions is a crime [Letter]

    What Baltimore did to police and fire pensions is a crime [Letter]
    Baltimore's Police and Fire unions pay more into their pension fund than any other city unions. When the city enacted legislation to basically freeze cost of living raises for fire and police until the age of 55 with a paltry 1 percent raise, then 2...
  • Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]

    Mayor broke her contract with police, fire employees [Letter]
    I was not surprised to read the view of The Sun's editorial board in "End the pension fight" (Aug. 8), but your facts are incorrect. The police and fire unions made a proposal in September of 2009 regarding the fire and police pension plan. While the...
  • Pilot program brings lunch to Broward County kids

    Luedelle Lewis has four children under age 10. Getting enough food on the table can prove challenging, especially with her children around the house for the summer. So it was a relief when she was approached by a pilot program that delivers lunch and...
  • These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Aug. 13. If you typically

    pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or "teaser" rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional...
  • St. Cloud medical patients' information among millions stolen in cyber attack

    St. Cloud medical patients' information among millions stolen in cyber attack
    St. Cloud Regional Medical Center is among the hospitals owned by a company whose computer systems were breached this year, resulting in the theft of the personal information of about 4.5 million people, authorities said. Chinese hackers stole the...