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  • There's a better way to do immigration reform

    Immigration is the definitive wedge issue in American politics, but it doesn't have to be. When the Senate's Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act failed to pass the House this year, it was the third such failure of...
  • Cruising overseas? Don't forget to factor in the visa fees

    Cruising overseas? Don't forget to factor in the visa fees
    Question: We signed up on Oceania for a cruise to India and the east coast of Africa. We subsequently got a bill for $716 per person for visa fees for four countries — India (where we will spend five days), Kenya (10 hours), Tanzania (nine hours)...
  • Voter ID, Access Issues Create Divisions Among Secretary Of The State Candidates

    Voter ID, Access Issues Create Divisions  Among Secretary Of The State Candidates
    Key differences on voter issues separate the three candidates for Secretary of the State as they head into the Nov. 4 election hoping to emerge as the top election official in Connecticut. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, a former Democratic...
  • Hackers breach Oregon job-seeker database, official says

    Hackers gained access to social security numbers and other sensitive information from up to around 850,000 Oregon job-seekers in a massive breach that began some time before Oct. 6, the state's employment department said on Tuesday. The security flaw...
  • Texas' voter ID law is reinstated as November election nears

    Texas’ voter identification law was back in force Tuesday in time for the November election as a federal appeals court lifted a lower court's injunction. A federal judge struck down the law¬†last week on the grounds that it violated the...
  • Downers Grove residents warned about phone scams

    Downers Grove residents warned about phone scams
    Two Downers Grove residents reported receiving harassing phone calls, one consistent with a Microsoft phone scam making the rounds in the area. The first call occurred Sept. 15, according to police reports. A woman reported that an unknown man called...
  • Voter registration deadline is Tuesday

    Voter registration deadline is Tuesday
    Voters who want to participate in the Nov. 4 general election must register by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Rules for this year's election include a strict new law that requires Virginian voters to present valid photo identification. You can register to vote...
  • Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions

     Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions
    Before Illinois voters get to the main event of choosing between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner, they'll be faced with five referendum questions asking about crime victims' rights, voting protections, a minimum wage hike, birth control and...
  • Orland Park reviewing solicitor rules after campaigner ticketed

     Orland Park reviewing solicitor rules after campaigner ticketed
    Orland Park officials said they are reexamining a solicitation ordinance challenged in federal court by a political group that claimed the village illegally kept workers canvassing for Gov. Pat Quinn from going door-to-door, though the lawsuit has since...
  • Outsourcing STEM Jobs Bad For Workers, Students

    Mara Lee's article about H1-B visas dovetails neatly with some of my own thoughts about the push for STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education here in the U.S. [Oct. 9, Business, "Big Chunk Of H1-B Visa Go To Outsourcing Firms"]. I...
  • Sears detects data breach at Kmart

    Sears detects data breach at Kmart
    Retailer Sears Holdings Corp. said the payment data system at its Kmart Holding Corp. unit had been breached, and that certain debit and credit card numbers could have been compromised. Discount chain Kmart is investigating the breach. The...