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  • Brittany Maynard, terminally ill advocate for death aids, dies at 29

    A young woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of the state's assisted-suicide law took lethal drugs prescribed by a doctor and has died, a spokesman said Sunday. Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill woman who made headlines when she moved to...
  • Britain's Islamic finance market widens with government, private moves

    (Reuters) - The scope of Britain's Islamic finance market is widening with several initiatives from the government and private sector, although the country is about to lose one of its six full-fledged Islamic banks. In June, Britain became the first...
  • Visconti Drops Out Of Race For Governor

    Visconti Drops Out Of Race For Governor
    Independent candidate Joe Visconti abruptly dropped out of the race for Connecticut governor on Sunday and endorsed Republican challenger Tom Foley. The move could provide a boost to Foley in a race recent polls have put at a dead heat. Visconti made...
  • Batavia considers lowering speed limit on residential street

    Batavia considers lowering speed limit on residential street
    Batavia aldermen assured a resident who has frequently lobbied for the city to lower its speed limits on residential streets that they are still considering the change but want to do more research. James Gorski, who lives in the 700 block of Blaine...
  • Visconti Drops Out Of Governor's Race, Supports Foley

    Visconti Drops Out Of Governor's Race, Supports Foley
    BROOKFIELD — Independent candidate Joseph Visconti abruptly dropped out of the race for governor on Sunday and endorsed Republican challenger Tom Foley. The surprise move – only two days before the election - could provide a boost to Foley in...
  • Prop. 47 puts state at center of a national push for sentencing reform

    Prop. 47 puts state at center of a national push for sentencing reform
    The statewide initiative on Tuesday's ballot to reduce penalties for illicit drug use and petty theft is part of a multimillion-dollar campaign to revise sentencing laws in California and across the nation. Five major foundations, headlined by a...
  • Prison guard union failed to report $24,603 in gifts to lawmakers

    Prison guard union failed to report $24,603 in gifts to lawmakers
    The state’s powerful prison guard union has agreed to pay $5,500 in fines for failing to properly disclose nearly $25,000 in gifts it provided to state lawmakers during a three-year period. The gifts include lodging, meals, wine and spa bags for...
  • Newport-Mesa district to hold community meetings about school fences

    Newport-Mesa district to hold community meetings about school fences
    Community members will get a chance to offer input and possibly join a committee focused on the design of fencing recently approved for three Newport-Mesa elementary schools. Adams Elementary School will be the first to hold a community meeting to...
  • Maryland field field hockey earns No. 2 overall seed in NCAA tournament

    Maryland field field hockey earns No. 2 overall seed in NCAA tournament
    Maryland field hockey earned the No. 2 overall seed in the Division I NCAA tournament on Sunday. The Terps will host Princeton (7-10) or Monmouth (13-7), which play each other Wednesday, in the first round at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Wake Forest (14-6) and...
  • 11-year-old charged with trashing Upper Bucks post office

    Workers at the Milford Square Post Office were perplexed. Someone had been vandalizing the tiny Milford Township village's storefront post-office over several days last week. A bulletin board at the Allentown Road location was broken, trash was strewn...
  • Obama strongly endorses tough net neutrality rules

    Obama strongly endorses tough net neutrality rules
    WASHINGTON — The first battle line drawn between President Obama and a resurgent Republican party is not, it turns out, over immigration. Instead, the two sides started out fighting over the future of the Internet. Obama called on the Federal...