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  • GOP-backed limits on voting lead to spirited backlash from Democrats

    When the Supreme Court threw out part of the Voting Rights Act last year, many predicted it would bolster Republican efforts to tighten voting procedures in advance of this fall's election, particularly in the South. Already, more Americans than ever...
  • Wisconsin and Texas voter ID laws blocked by courts

    The U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday blocked Wisconsin from enforcing its strict voter identification law in November’s election. By a 6-3 vote, the justices granted an emergency appeal from civil rights lawyers, who argued it was too late to...
  • Wisconsin, Texas voter ID laws blocked by courts

    Wisconsin, Texas voter ID laws blocked by courts
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a new voter identification law inWisconsin from going into effect. The nine-justice court, with three conservative members dissenting, granted a last-minute request by civil rights groups seeking to block an...
  • High Concentration of Hartford's H1-B Workers Are Employed By Outsourcing Firms

    In metro Hartford, nearly a third of temporary visas for skilled workers, known as H1-B visas, are requested by businesses that provide outsourcing and consulting services to other companies, according to a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of...
  • Supreme Court upholds North Carolina's new limits on voting

    North Carolina can enforce new voting restrictions adopted by the state's Republican leaders and opposed by civil rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday. The justices lifted a lower court order by a 7-2 vote. The state can end same-...
  • Marathon officials say they're prepared to handle Ebola threat

    Marathon officials say they're prepared to handle Ebola threat
    As they count down to this weekend’s 37th annual Chicago Marathon, race officials say medical preparations include how to handle suspected cases of Ebola.  Dr. George Champas, head marathon physician, said a staff of 1,500 volunteer medical...
  • Nelson joins growing call to close US to Ebola countries

    Nelson joins growing call to close US to Ebola countries
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, announced Tuesday he now believes the United States should consider closing its borders to visitors from African countries with Ebola virus crises. His call joins that of a few congressmen in recent days, including U.S....
  • AT&T says some customers being informed of August data breach

    AT&T says some customers being informed of August data breach
    AT&T Inc informed about 1,600 customers that an employee gained unauthorized access to their personal data in August, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, the latest in a flurry of data breaches in recent months. According to a letter posted...
  • For diligent credit users, rewards cards make sense

    If you pay your credit card bill in full each month, it makes sense to use a card that provides you with the most rewards. What follows is a list of credit cards that provide excellent cash returns. I have included only cards without an annual fee -- with...
  • Lauderhill mayor deflects IRS scam

    Lauderhill mayor deflects IRS scam
    If there's any doubt that personal information is one of the most valuable things we possess, reports of telephone bullies demanding our money or thieves pilfering our data from retail giants are becoming more frequent. A recent target of a fraud...
  • Oct. 7 Letters: Voter IDs

    The Sept. 29 headline, "About 450,000 Va. voters may lack photo ID," represents a shoddy attempt to over-sensationalize an argument for those opposed to the voter ID requirement. As documented in the article, the number is solely based on the number...