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  • Mavs rout winless 76ers 123-70 in most lopsided victory in team history

    DALLAS As the Mavericks' lead kept growing at a ridiculous rate Thursday night, you had to wonder if the NBA Players Association would also lobby for a mercy rule in the next collective-bargaining agreement. This truly was punishment of the cruel and...
  • Liberty Global eyes stake in ProSieben's streaming service: paper

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Cable group Liberty Global is in talks to buy a 50 percent stake in broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1's streaming service Maxdome, German daily Handelsblatt reported on Friday, citing industry sources. The move would be part of a global...
  • Sugar makers fend off import threat

    WASHINGTON The North American Free Trade Agreement, better known as NAFTA, was supposed to open the door to the U.S. sugar market for Mexico. But as the Mexicans tried to step inside, America's sugar producers including Minnesota's nation-leading sugar...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Panel says state can't intervene in concealed-weapon appeal

    A federal appeals court decided Wednesday that California has no legal right to challenge a ruling that prevents counties from imposing strict requirements on carrying concealed weapons in public. The decision was another victory for gun rights...
  • New dinner theater set to debut in the Dells

    New dinner theater set to debut in the Dells
    As a serial theatrical and banquet entrepreneur of the old school, Anthony Tomaska has had his hits — such as the hugely profitable Chicago production of "Tony n' Tina's Wedding," which ran for more than a decade at Piper's Alley. And he's had his...
  • [UPDATED] Lobbyists pick sides -- Aronson's side -- in county D2 race

    [UPDATED] Lobbyists pick sides -- Aronson's side -- in county D2 race
    UPDATED with response from Lisa Aronson To the rest of us, a campaign contributor list is just another string of names. But to the elected officials running for office, it's a friend or enemy list. Don't think for a minute that an elected official...
  • Chicago History Museum: Telling the essential stories of our American city

    Chicago History Museum: Telling the essential stories of our American city
    On weekends, the Chicago History Museum is not stuffed to bursting with newcomers to the city, but it ought to be. One of the highest best uses of the information-rich institution at the south end of Lincoln Park is its ability to ground people in the...
  • Bondi defends herself over lobbyist ties

    Bondi defends herself over lobbyist ties
    TALLAHASSEE — Attorney General Pam Bondi adamantly defended herself Wednesday when questioned about news reports suggesting she has cozy relationships with out-of-state lobbyists and corporate lawyers. "No lobbyist, no person, no corporation, no...
  • Virginia legislators deal on Obamacare and transport money, judges a hang up

    RICHMOND —The Virginia General Assembly approved a last-minute Obamacare fix Monday night, allowing insurance companies to keep current policies past year's end, even if they're not compliant with the Affordable Care Act. Whether this will change...
  • Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski address hot-button topics at Lehigh Valley Chamber event

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski address hot-button topics at Lehigh Valley Chamber event
    When you're Tony Iannelli, why not roll two events into one? The president and CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce accomplished that feat Tuesday night, acting as emcee during the Chamber's ninth annual Mayors' and Municipal Officers'...