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  • DEA makes Vicodin harder to obtain legally, but that's half the job

    The Drug Enforcement Administration has spent the last decade considering whether to make it harder to obtain the most popular type of narcotic painkiller: "hydrocodone combination" products, such as Vicodin and Lortab. And now it will. But the new...
  • Quinebaug Middle College facility dazzles

    When students return to Quinebaug Middle College for the start of the 2014-2015 school year, they'll do so to a brand new 40,000-square-foot building. The 13 new teaching spaces inside include state-of-the-art science labs, a music room, an art room, a...
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
  • Symphony Hall finds history beneath the floorboards

    Symphony Hall finds history beneath the floorboards
    They sat in the balcony of Allentown's Lyric Theater nearly a century ago, watching vaudeville shows, burlesque acts and silent movies. In a time when the cheapest seats cost $1 and all-day parking was 25 cents, our grandparents and great-grandparents...
  • California lawmakers pass measure requiring testing of rape kits

    (Reuters) - Amid ongoing efforts to address a backlog of unanalyzed rape kits that go untested throughout the country, California lawmakers passed a bill on Friday requiring law enforcement to process the evidence within a certain time frame. The bill...
  • Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role

    Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role
    It’s said that a coward dies a thousand deaths and a brave man only once, but Alton Fitzgerald White is about to die bravely for the 4,000th time playing Simba’s regal dad in “The Lion King.” White first starred as Mufasa 12...
  • Redflex lobbying Baltimore for traffic camera contract

    Traffic camera giant Redflex has been lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration and City Council to take over Baltimore's once-lucrative speed and red-light camera network — stressing that it should not be judged by an unfolding scandal in...
  • U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at religious companies

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds to contraception, one of the health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The move...
  • White House revises birth control rule to accommodate religious groups

    The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday aimed at ending its years-long fight with religious groups over the part in its landmark healthcare law that requires companies to cover contraceptives. Employers will be allowed to register their...
  • United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare

    United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare
    United Airlines on Friday quietly rolled out self-service bag-tagging at Chicago O'Hare airport. In the tradition of pumping your own gas and bagging your own groceries, Chicago-based United will offer self-tagging with an eye toward speeding the...
  • School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure

    School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure
    Nancy Robbinson was eager to point out to everyone who showed up at Lake Silver Elementary School how beautiful the building is, and how impressive all the computer equipment inside the classrooms were. “The technology here is incredible,”...