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  • Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role

    Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role
    It’s said that a coward dies a thousand deaths and a brave man only once, but Alton Fitzgerald White is about to die bravely for the 4,000th time playing Simba’s regal dad in “The Lion King.” White first starred as Mufasa 12...
  • Redflex lobbying Baltimore for traffic camera contract

    Traffic camera giant Redflex has been lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration and City Council to take over Baltimore's once-lucrative speed and red-light camera network — stressing that it should not be judged by an unfolding scandal in...
  • U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at religious companies

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds to contraception, one of the health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The move...
  • White House revises birth control rule to accommodate religious groups

    The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday aimed at ending its years-long fight with religious groups over the part in its landmark healthcare law that requires companies to cover contraceptives. Employers will be allowed to register their...
  • Environmentalist lobbies Winnetka over coal tar sealant ban

    Environmentalist lobbies Winnetka over coal tar sealant ban
    With the stage set for Winnetka to become what officials are saying would be the second community in Illinois to roll out a ban on coal tar-based pavement sealants, officials recently were visited by a Texas environmentalist who urged them not to back...
  • Tavares eyes new $10.4 million public-safety complex

    Tavares eyes new $10.4 million public-safety complex
    TAVARES — City leaders are eyeing a new $10.4 million public-safety complex in the coming years they say would help improve police and fire operations. The police department is housed in offices at 201 E. Main St. once set aside for planning and...
  • School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure

    School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure
    Nancy Robbinson was eager to point out to everyone who showed up at Lake Silver Elementary School how beautiful the building is, and how impressive all the computer equipment inside the classrooms were. “The technology here is incredible,”...
  • Early jail releases have surged since California's prison realignment

     Early jail releases have surged since California's prison realignment
    Jesus Ysasaga had been arrested multiple times and ordered by the court to keep away from his ex-girlfriend. Two parole boards sentenced him to nearly a year in jail for stalking, drunkenness and battery. But the Fresno County jail would not keep him....
  • Lake Silver Elementary hosts a "Sneak Peek" and invites in the public

    Lake Silver Elementary hosts a "Sneak Peek" and invites in the public
    Sara Bigalke couldn’t deny that there was a huge amount of excitement, energy and electricity in the air – and that her staff couldn’t wait for Monday to arrive. “We’re hitting the ground running,” she said. “...
  • Re-purposing antiques not always a no-no

    Q: We inherited an Orthophonic Victrola VE 8-35X made in 1928. It's all original and includes an instruction manual with needles. We like its look as furniture, but would we ruin value by gutting the interior and installing shelves? A: The reader...
  • Build the affordable housing in L.A., but leave out the 'poor doors'

     Build the affordable housing in L.A., but leave out the 'poor doors'
    The Los Angeles region desperately needs housing for people with moderate and low incomes. To that end, many local jurisdictions either mandate that developers include affordable, below-market-rate rentals in new residential projects or, if no mandate...