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  • Kroger in cross hairs as U.S. gun fight spills into its aisles

    (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA), backed by former New York...
  • Netflix Inks Time Warner Cable Pact to Pay for Direct Internet Connections

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed bandwidth to deliver its streaming-video service to the cable operator's broadband users, following similar deals with Comcast, AT&T and Verizon. The No. 1 streaming...
  • BLT Prime gets trumped

    BLT Prime gets trumped
    ★ We are way out west in Miami-Dade County on the 800-acre grounds of what's now known as Trump National Doral. For more than 50 years, the PGA Tour has stopped here, and that rich history can be seen in the framed black-and-white photos of...
  • REVIEW: 'Fairytales: Not Suitable for Children' in Emerald City's Little Theatre ★

    REVIEW: 'Fairytales: Not Suitable for Children' in Emerald City's Little Theatre ★½
    A late-night show that requires its audience to huddle together on floor mats and tiny stools is already asking a lot. But Morgan Ashley Madison's "Fairytales: Not Suitable for Children," running through this weekend with the theater company A Horse of...
  • Inspector general calls security cameras at LAPD stations 'inadequate'

    Inspector general calls security cameras at LAPD stations 'inadequate'
    Security cameras at Los Angeles police stations are inadequate, with many offering only partial or no view of holding cells or other key areas -- shortcomings illustrated by the cameras' failure to completely capture a gunman's April rampage inside the...
  • The power to lead

    With thoughtful planning and focused leadership, Virginia could be a titan of production and one the most important states for energy on the East Coast. Our natural resources have the commonwealth poised to be a national leader in energy, and properly...
  • 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,”...
  • The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]

    The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]
    While I agree with letter writer Pat Ranney that Baltimore has a serious gun violence problem, she is incorrectly placing blame on an inanimate object. Guns don't pull the trigger, people do ("Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun...
  • Slow pace of rail recovery stirs fear of future woes

    TORONTO (Reuters) - More than eight months after an extreme winter began snarling North American rail traffic, a Reuters analysis of industry data shows delays lingering, raising the risk of a second winter of chaos on the rails. Across the continent's...
  • The cup's half full without groundwater regulation

    They're all patting themselves on the back in the state Capitol for finally achieving a water bond deal. And that's fine. It was a momentous act. But what really would be historic — and worth running self-congratulatory reelection ads about...
  • McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"

    McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"
    RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific. No grants, though...