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  • 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...
  • Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent

    Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent
    When Facebook performed an experiment to see if it could secretly affect users' emotions, were you really surprised? Academics were galled, knowing they would need explicit permission from research subjects and strict ethical oversight to perform such...
  • Corbett still mum on budget

    HARRISBURG — If Gov. Tom Corbett knows his next move on the budget, he's not saying what it is before the holiday weekend. Corbett has refused to sign the proposed 2014-15 state budget since the Legislature approved it on Monday, saying he is...
  • 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...
  • Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor

    Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor
    Many interests in Florida want more internationals coming here and they are working hard to make that happen. The inscription on the Statue of Liberty about "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," doesn't apply...
  • Consider filing for bankruptcy if debt repayment would take five years

    Dear Liz: I'm a 33-year-old mother who lost my full-time job during the recession in 2009. I may have my "stuff" together again, but am considering filing bankruptcy. Each month I'm spending almost half (yes half!) of my income on debt payments to...
  • Pension law needs to address state deficit and be constitutional

    It is still amazing that your editorial page can describe the Illinois state pension situation in such a distorted way as in your recent editorial. You blame “politicians whose deals with public employee unions created these unaffordable...
  • Cop fired for watching porn fights for pension

     Cop fired for watching porn fights for pension
    A former Wheaton police officer fired for watching pornography in his cruiser is fighting to receive disability pension pay. Thomas Sommerfield was terminated earlier this year after an internal investigation showed he had been watching pornography in...