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  • Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax

    Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax
    It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July. The parks were collateral damage in an epic struggle between Gov. Lowell P. Weicker and the...
  • Lobbyist fined but Sen. Lara denies he was influenced by debt

    Lobbyist fined but Sen. Lara denies he was influenced by debt
    A state ethics panel voted Thursday to impose $5,000 in fines on Capitol lobbyist and campaign consultant Richie Ross for putting two legislators under personal obligation to him by not collecting campaign consulting fees they owed. Under a deal with...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel

    Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel
    Red roses for Teri Rein didn't come from her husband on their ninth wedding anniversary Thursday. Instead, they came from Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and Fire Chief Anthony Stravino who presented the relatives of fallen law enforcement, detention and...
  • Gruber flap reopens not-so-old wounds

    I understand we've turned the page to the next controversy -- Obama's unconstitutional immigration pander -- but I'd like to dwell a little longer on the previous travesty. Obama administration health-care consultant Jonathan Gruber was discovered to...
  • In London, red foxes are plentiful and right at home

    In London, red foxes are plentiful and right at home
    My dog and I were crestfallen. In the early-morning chill, the fox lay lifeless on the sidewalk in front of us, her thick, honey-colored fur damp with rain, her golden-brown eyes staring blankly at the road, where she'd presumably been hit by a vehicle....
  • Teachers union, advocates protest and ask CPS to act on costly borrowing

     Teachers union, advocates protest and ask CPS to act on costly borrowing
    Nearly 50 people gathered at Chicago City Hall on Thursday calling for city and school officials to try to recoup money spent on costly school borrowing deals. Some demonstrators were eventually removed by police. The Chicago Teachers Union and other...
  • Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

    Are reverse mortgages headed in reverse? Based on forthcoming federal rule changes for seniors who expect to apply for one, you might think so. But as a taxpayer, you might say, bravo: Toughening up qualification standards — including such basics as...
  • Corporate-funded group undermines Bondi's role

    Corporate-funded group undermines Bondi's role
    In case there was any doubt about whether Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is sensitive to conflicts with her responsibility to crack down on corporate bad actors and protect consumers, she delivered a resounding response last weekend. Heck, no....
  • Racing champ Hunter-Reay honors mom who died of cancer

    After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor. On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
  • Hebrew school OK'd to expand

    Burbank resident Victoria Sabonjohn was nine months pregnant when she and her husband moved into a home near Jefferson Elementary School, about a mile from Burbank Temple Emanu El, which has a preschool. “We took time driving around the...
  • New concessions, bathrooms may be coming to Delray baseball field

    New concessions, bathrooms may be coming to Delray baseball field
    Delray Beach's Robert Miller Park is home to the city's Little League and youth baseball players. But it is missing some of the essentials that come with attending a ball game, including what "Little Fenway" was known for — a place to buy peanuts...