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  • Patricia Elizee: Don't forget Haitians in immigration reform

    It is time for the Obama administration to grant Haitian Family Reunification Parole before more immigrants die. Last week alone, 19 immigrants from Haiti came ashore in Hillsboro Beach. Of those 19, one young woman died and another was taken to North...
  • Micanopy's history is built to last

    Micanopy's history is built to last
    It's tempting to think that nothing changes in Micanopy, but I realized last week that's not the case. It had been two years since I stopped in the tiny town, about 15 miles south of Gainesville off Interstate 75, and I was saddened to learn that one of...
  • Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants

    Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants
    The Lake County Water Authority is accepting applications for its annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference!" mini grants to promote awareness and education of freshwater-resources in Lake. Community and education grants of up to $2,000 will be...
  • Burger King shows firms now must have it their way on taxes

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad. Not fair, says...
  • Labor force excludes many Americans who desperately need jobs

     Labor force excludes many Americans who desperately need jobs
    An unemployed man once told me that looking for work was the hardest job he'd ever had. And here's the thing: the longer you look, the harder it gets. Bernard Stewart Prosise of West Hollywood is Exhibit A. In 2009, for the second time in five years,...
  • Turkish president Erdogan appoints divisive aide as economic adviser

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Newly inaugurated Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has appointed his close aide Yigit Bulut to be his chief economics adviser, his office said on Saturday, a move likely to alarm investors already concerned over the management of the...
  • Disney opens another outlet for popular Dole Whip desserts

    Disney opens another outlet for popular Dole Whip desserts
    Dole Whip lovers have a new outlet at Walt Disney World. The popular pineapple-flavored, soft-serve concoctions are now available at Pineapple Lanai, a small, new eatery at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort.  The walk-up counter is just outside the...
  • EPA staff recommends significantly lower ozone standard

    EPA staff recommends significantly lower ozone standard
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staff said Friday that the nation should tighten smog rules significantly, a step that would improve air quality in California but force costly new requirements on government and industry. The EPA staff...
  • Major conferences face numbers crunch in college football playoff

    Something to ponder over a holiday travel weekend as college football's four-team playoff prepares for takeoff: the flight is overbooked. Do the math: Five power conferences are essentially battling for four spots, meaning at least one highly...
  • Santonio Holmes stands out in Bears' exhibition finale

     Santonio Holmes stands out in Bears' exhibition finale
    CLEVELAND — You can assess Thursday night's Bears exhibition game against the Browns through whatever lens you'd like. Officially, it was a 33-13 loss, a result that gave the Bears a 2-2 preseason record. (Take that for all it's worth.)...
  • Man accused of illegally lobbying says Biden meeting led him to think activities legal

    Man accused of illegally lobbying says Biden meeting led him to think activities legal
    A Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe’s longtime president alleged today in a court filing that a 2006 Capitol Hill meeting between a senior Zimbabwean official, then-U.S. Sen....