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  • 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...
  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • Apopka's Anderson signs with Tallahassee lobbying firm

    Apopka's Anderson signs with Tallahassee lobbying firm
    Former Apopka Chief Administrative Officer Richard Anderson, who retired in September and was awarded a $132,000-a-year lobbying position with Orange County's second-largest city, has signed on with Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with an office in Lake...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...
  • UConn Announces First Night Details

    Both UConn's national championship basketball programs will tip-off the 2014-15 season with "First Night" on October 17 and admisssion is free to the public.  Gampel Pavilion will open at 5 p.m.  Fans will be able to meet this year's teams as they...
  • UConn Basketball First Night Details Out; Doors Open At 5 on Oct. 17

    UConn Basketball First Night Details Out; Doors Open At 5 on Oct. 17
    UConn has released details for First Night, as the men's and women's basketball teams celebrate their championships and begin the journey of a new season. First Night, at Gampel Pavilion, is Oct. 17, from 7-8:15 p.m., will again feature a "co-ed"...
  • Glenview starting work on new village hall

    Glenview starting work on new village hall
    Glenview village officials are starting work on the long-awaited, new village hall, introducing what they say will be a new era of customer service to village residents. With a price tag of $9 million, the village municipal center will be a two-story,...
  • A silver lining from the Isla Vista tragedy: New power to take guns from the unstable

    A silver lining from the Isla Vista tragedy: New power to take guns from the unstable
    The pro-gun crowd will be foaming, but Gov. Jerry Brown today signed into law AB 1014, by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), that will let family members or police seek a court order to temporarily remove lawfully owned weapons from the home of...