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  • Gift limits vetoed by Gov. Brown would have affected him little

    Gift limits vetoed by Gov. Brown would have affected him little
    In vetoing a bill restricting gifts to elected officials, Gov. Jerry Brown was acting on a measure that would have affected his own practice of accepting perks, but not by much. Like most elected officials, the governor accepts gifts, but few of the...
  • 'Newsies' Makes Big Headline In Tour Stop At Waterbury's Palace

     'Newsies' Makes Big Headline In Tour Stop At Waterbury's Palace
    The show: "Newsies" at The Palace Theater in Waterbury What makes it special?: The beginning of national tour of the Disney Broadway musical, and a booking coup for the Palace. First impressions?: Show has as much non-stop exuberance as when I saw...
  • Co-founder: Boca Hoops needs more space

    The timing was right for co-founder and co-director Dr. Jody Forstot to make a pitch for Boca Hoops to have a second gymnasium at Sugar Sand Park. Forstot moved commissioners when he said the program for children with disabilities has a waiting list, one...
  • At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's

    At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's
    Actor and filmmaker James Keach got a glimpse of how Glen Campbell might adjust to life at an Alzheimer's care facility near Nashville on one of the singer and guitarist's first visits there last year. "As soon as he walked in, he spotted a guitar,...
  • Scott Armstrong, Lewis Gould Jr.: School districts need paycheck protection

    Across Pennsylvania, school districts and taxpayers are facing the same problem: The costs associated with public education are rapidly escalating. Poor urban school districts such as Allentown, already dealing with poor performance outcomes, are...
  • Davie police install drug collection container

    Davie police install drug collection container
    The Davie Police Department, with the help of CVS Pharmacy, has installed a drug collection unit in the department's lobby, the agency announced Friday. The unit at 1230 S. Nob Hill Road will provide residents with a safe and environmentally responsible...
  • Van Gundy: How to improve the $24-billion-richer NBA

    Van Gundy: How to improve the $24-billion-richer NBA
    ESPN/ABC analyst Jeff Van Gundy has a couple of ideas for NBA commissioner Adam Silver in the in the wake of the league's new $24 billion TV deal. ¬†Are you listening, Mr. Silver? "I just think we have to keep the fan in mind,” Van Gundy said....
  • Marysville school shooting vigil: 'Love one another. Weep together.'

    Marysville school shooting vigil:  'Love one another. Weep together.'
    The governor showed up, and so did the mayor of this grieving midsized city north of Seattle. The Friday night football game had been canceled -- Marysville-Pilchuck High School versus Oak Harbor -- and the Oak Harbor boys squeezed into the auditorium...
  • On guns, Hogan must have something to hide

    On guns, Hogan must have something to hide
    It doesn't take much to recognize that a politician who refuses to release his answers to a questionnaire from an organization that lobbies the legislature may be suspected of having something to hide ("What did Hogan tell the NRA?" Oct. 21). There is...
  • Pigeon shoot bill got buried by frightened PA legislators

    Pigeon shoot bill got buried by frightened PA legislators
    More than two decades of activism over Pennsylvania's barbaric tradition of pigeon shoots did not end with a victory dance last Monday. It ended with House Bill 1750, which last week won 36-12 approval in the state Senate, safely buried in the House...
  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...