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  • Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]

    Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]
    Thank you to Raymond Daniel Burke for his article about the tragic shooting of McKenzie Elliott, a 3 year old in the way of a stray bullet ("Apathetic no more," Aug. 5). Until and unless we have public servants with a backbone to the gun lobby, nothing...
  • Near KO for Ukraine deputy in parliament row over eastern conflict

    KIEV (Reuters) - The leader of Ukraine's populist Radical Party was nearly knocked out in a punch-up in the Kiev parliament's lobby on Thursday after he goaded a fellow deputy, accusing him of ignoring the plight of soldiers fighting in east Ukraine....
  • For aging inmates, care outside prison walls

    WASHINGTON Providing health care to an aging prison population is a large and growing cost for states. Not only do inmates develop debilitating conditions at a younger age than people who are not incarcerated, but caring for them in the harsh...
  • L.A. Mayor Expects Incentives Bill to Provide Around $400 Million Per Year for Movies and TV

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that he expects the authors of film and TV tax credit legislation to insert a figure "that is north of $400 million" per year, an amount that would put the state about on par with New York. "It will be close to $400...
  • Giants win a review, score all 7 runs in 7th to defeat White Sox

    SAN FRANCISCO The Giants lobbied harder than anyone else for a new rule protecting catchers from collisions at the plate. The rule helped them finally break through in Wednesday's 7-1 win over the Chicago White Sox. Trailing 1-0 in the seventh, the...
  • Seminole School Board attracts 5 hopefuls

    Seminole School Board attracts 5 hopefuls
    Five candidates are facing off Aug. 26 in two races for Seminole County School Board, including the son of a board member who died in office last year. Jeffery Bauer, Diane Bauer's eldest son, is one of three candidates for her seat. His mother, who...
  • Old movie theater may be reborn as arts, events space

    Old movie theater may be reborn as arts, events space
    More than two decades after it closed, the Balboa Village Theatre in Newport Beach may be brought back to life. The floor is sand, the ceiling has deteriorated and the roof has holes in it. But the Newport Beach City Council indicated during a study...
  • Lieutenant Governor Race Remains Too Close To Call

    Lieutenant Governor Race Remains Too Close To Call
    The race to become the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor remained too close to call early Wednesday, with former Groton Mayor Heather Somers and state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi awaiting official results from a handful of towns. Early results...
  • Uber and Lyft's nasty tactics don't help their cause

    Really, now, Uber and Lyft. Tsk, tsk. I thought the “sharing economy” was supposed to be on the up and up, all kumbaya and mutual respect. Instead, the two leading dial-a-ride companies seem to be warring with business tactics that Don...
  • New data: How the attack on contraceptive services targets the poor

    New data: How the attack on contraceptive services targets the poor
    The political attack on contraceptive services and family planning is often depicted as an attack on all women. So it is, but new data show how it's become a particular burden on low-income women. The data come from the Guttmacher Institute, one of...
  • Carla Coleman, Florida director, Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean

    Carla Coleman, Florida director, Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean
    Q: What is the Urban Land Institute? How does it differ from environmental groups? ULI has been around for more than 75 years, and the local District Council for more than 25. We are a member-driven non-profit focused on best practices in land use and...