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  • Bipartisan bill to reauthorize Export-Import Bank unveiled

    Bipartisan bill to reauthorize Export-Import Bank unveiled
    Two federal lawmakers from California unveiled bipartisan legislation Tuesday to reauthorize the embattled Export-Import Bank for five years, proposing changes to its operations in hopes of addressing concerns of conservative critics. Among the reforms...
  • Social media: More hindrance than help in banks' cyber crime fight

    Social media: More hindrance than help in banks' cyber crime fight
    LONDON (Reuters) - Banks are fighting an uphill battle to protect themselves and their client accounts from cyber attacks, and the sometimes careless use of social media by customers and staff isn't making the fight any easier. British police and banks...
  • In Theory: Does a prisoner have a right to facial hair?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this month heard the case of Gregory Holt, a prisoner serving a life sentence in Arkansas who says he wants to grow a beard in observance of his religious beliefs. The state of Arkansas considers the converted Muslim, who now...
  • From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat

    From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat
    It began in a village deep in the forests of southeastern Guinea, when a 2-year-old boy named Emile developed a mysterious illness. Nothing, it seemed, could stem the child's fever and vomiting, and he died within days. A week later, the illness...
  • List: What Central Florida cities spend on lobbyists

    Lobbying costs in Central Florida cities* Altamonte Springs: population 41,761; federal and state lobbyist Louis Rotundo, $62,000 Apopka: population 41,908; federal and state lobbyist Richard Anderson, $132,000 Casselberry: population 26,292;...
  • Comfort and joy at Florida resorts

    Comfort and joy at Florida resorts
    Want to have yourself a merry little Christmas at a Florida resort? No worries: Florida properties are ready for the holiday season with majestic Christmas trees, special decorations and themed activities and attractions. Here are some to check out: ยท...
  • Do cities need lobbyists? Apopka to pay $132,000 to Anderson

    Do cities need lobbyists? Apopka to pay $132,000 to Anderson
    Apopka spends more on lobbyists than every Central Florida city but Orlando. Orange County's second-largest city likely will remain near the top, even though Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and others can't say what, if any, benefits the city has gained from its...
  • Most districts slam door on 'Bring Your Parents to School Day'

     Most districts slam door on 'Bring Your Parents to School Day'
    Monday is Illinois' first official "Bring Your Parents to School Day," but many school districts aren't participating in the new state law. "We have designed other ways to involve parents that we feel are more productive and successful than taking a...
  • 'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists

    'Ferguson October' rally highlights divide among St. Louis activists
    A raucous “Ferguson October” crowd turned a mass protest service on its head Sunday night, heckling the president of the NAACP and successfully demanding that young demonstrators get a place on stage to address an audience of hundreds....
  • 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...
  • Designing collaboration

    Designing collaboration
    Who: Tracy L. Gerber is co-managing shareholder, at Greenberg Traurig LLP, in West Palm Beach, a position she was named to earlier this year. In addition, the firm just renewed its lease for another 10 years and along with Co-Managing Shareholder Mark F....