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  • Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit

    Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit
      Downtown parking spots can be hard to find in Boca and now 100 spots there are going to be the focus of a federal case. Earlier this month, Palmetto Place at Mizner Park Condominium Association filed suit against the city and city landlords James...
  • Lauderhill hopes to deter theft with new SmartWater

    Forensic marking technology, which has been in vogue in countries of the United Kingdom for nearly two decades, has now made its way to Lauderhill. Residents in central Lauderhill will now fight property crime using SmartWater, a theft-deterrent...
  • Wallace presents Hampton state of the city address

    Wallace presents Hampton state of the city address
    Mayor George Wallace capered down a trail of economic development and school system successes Wednesday afternoon during his first state of the city address at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. Listing the names of businesses that announced...
  • Easton Housing Authority project in south side gets final approval

    Easton Housing Authority project in south side gets final approval
    The Easton Housing Authority received final approval Wednesday to begin construction on 10 rental homes on the city's south side. The Easton Planning Commission approved the plan, which would raze a warehouse at 222 E. Saint Joseph Street, a residential...
  • Family suing over fatal shooting by off-duty cop at CHA building

    Family suing over fatal shooting by off-duty cop at CHA building
    The family of a man who was fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer last fall said Wednesday it would continue to press a federal civil rights lawsuit to hold the officer accountable for the shooting. The lawsuit was filed by the family of...
  • Legislative developments abound that affect condo associations

    Legislative developments abound that affect condo associations
    There have been quite a few Illinois legislative, judicial and executive developments affecting condominium associations recently. Part one is below, and next week's column will cover additional developments. Electronic communications to be allowed by...
  • Glendale invites residents to talk infrastructure funds at meeting

    Residents can make suggestions on how to spend $14.25 million in federal funding for infrastructure improvements, primarily in south Glendale, over the next five years during a meeting slated for the end of the month. The meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m....
  • Britain withdrawing warrant for parents of cancer-stricken child

    British prosecutors withdrew an arrest warrant for the parents of a cancer-stricken boy who removed him from a hospital in England without the consent of physicians to seek care abroad, officials said Tuesday. Britain’s decision led Spanish...
  • Singaporeans go barking mad over bid to silence dogs

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A suggestion by Singapore's public housing authority that owners of noisy dogs consider "debarking" their pets to avoid inconveniencing neighbours has raised animal lovers' hackles in the city-state and prompted much ridicule on...
  • Scotland's future hangs in balance

    "The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry." -- Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To a Mouse" (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland -- For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to kilts, whiskey, bagpipes and the film "Braveheart," the...
  • Taxpayers and workers gouged by labor-law dodge

    WASHINGTON The largest government infusion of cash into the U.S. economy in generations the 2009 stimulus was riddled with a massive labor scheme that harmed workers and cheated unsuspecting American taxpayers. At the time, government regulators...