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  • A minimum-wage hike finds hope in U.S. heartland

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found success in liberal-leaning coastal states to date, could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections. Voters in the...
  • U.S. to export condensate for third month to Europe, South Korea: sources

    SINGAPORE/SEOUL (Reuters) - Exports of ultra light oil, or condensate, from the United States are set to continue for a third month, with two cargoes due to load in September for shipment to Europe and South Korea, two sources said on Monday. The exports...
  • Europe changing shape whichever way Scotland goes

    PARIS (Reuters) - Whatever the outcome of this week's Scottish referendum on independence, the shape of Europe is changing as power ebbs away from old nation states, sparking a backlash in some places. If Scots vote "Yes" to splitting from England...
  • Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel

    Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel
    President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel. Howard...
  • HR Transit eyes hiring a lobbying firm

    HR Transit eyes hiring a lobbying firm
    In an effort to boost its presence in Richmond, Hampton Roads Transit is considering hiring a lobbying firm led by former Republican Congresswoman Thelma Drake.  HR Transit Operations and Oversight Committee today unanimously recommended that Arlington-...
  • European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich

    European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich
    After nearly a century, Dada — the art movement begun here, in safe Switzerland, to tweak established conditions at a time when the establishment meant the institutions that had led the world into war — is now itself part of the establishment....
  • Seth Siegel's alive and well

    Seth Siegel's alive and well
    "Fred's Dead" may be alive somewhere. Seth Siegel doesn't have on hand a copy of the script he co-wrote with a pair of Newport Harbor High School classmates in the late 1970s. The show's program eludes him too. He surmises that if he kept digging...
  • Orlando Shakes' 'Les Miz': Valet park, but don't be late

     Orlando Shakes' 'Les Miz': Valet park, but don't be late
    We've been sharing behind-the-scenes videos of the making of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables" with you during the past few weeks. Here's the last one — a look at the staging of the show — before opening night, which is Friday,...
  • Friends of the Libraries: The book on public health services

    Water, trash pickup and sewers are important functions of public health departments. Yet as long as water continues to run out of the tap when it is turned on, the trash is picked up on a regular basis and the sewers continue to work, sending that not-so-...
  • Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants

    Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants
    The Lake County Water Authority is accepting applications for its annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference!" mini grants to promote awareness and education of freshwater-resources in Lake. Community and education grants of up to $2,000 will be...
  • 'Pay 2 Play' takes aim at big money's effect in politics

    'Pay 2 Play' takes aim at big money's effect in politics
    Citing the Citizens United case, the Hobby Lobby case, the Koch brothers, Occupy Wall Street, "stand your ground" and other trending topics of recent civil discourse, the documentary "Pay 2 Play" lays out a compelling case against corporate personhood and...