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  • Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting

    Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting
    As the Board of Education gave its blessing last week to Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million capital budget request, officials said some projects in the budget may affect coming redistricting efforts in the Annapolis area. Two elementary...
  • Hollande asks Europe for patience with France, vows reform

    PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to be patient with France and give it more time to reform before it meets deficit targets, admitting that results were coming too slowly....
  • New Slovenia government wins parliament approval, aims to cut deficit

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's parliament on Thursday approved the new centre-left coalition government of Prime Minister Miro Cerar, which will aim to cut public spending and improve tax collection to help reduce the budget deficit to within EU limits....
  • Russia approves tough budget as sanctions restrict growth

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government on Thursday approved the country's toughest budget since the global financial crisis to keep a tight control on spending as Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis exacerbate an economic slowdown. The 2015-2017...
  • South Korea to sharply boost budget spending to spur economy

    SEJONG South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea's government will boost budget spending more than previously planned at least for the next three years to help the local economy better cope with a tepid global recovery and a continued slump in domestic demand....
  • More austerity, reforms ahead for Finland, PM Stubb says

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's weak economy mean its government may have to cut spending further over the next few years to stop national debt levels exceeding EU limits, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb told Reuters. The small Nordic economy, whose strong...
  • VHSL head says realignment not solely to blame for $240,000 deficit

    VHSL head says realignment not solely to blame for $240,000 deficit
    The Virginia High School League has reported a deficit of $240,000 for the past fiscal year, which ended June 30, but Executive Director Ken Tilley insisted the blame cannot be placed solely at the feet of its reclassification plan. Tilley said this was...
  • French welfare fraud costs 20-25 billion euros per year - report

    PARIS (Reuters) - Fraud in France's indebted welfare system costs the country between 20-25 billion euros ($26-32 billion) per year and only a tiny fraction of that amount is ever recovered, an estimate by the French national auditor showed on Wednesday....
  • U.S. current account gap narrows in the second quarter

    Washington (Reuters) - The U.S. current account deficit unexpectedly narrowed in the second quarter, supported by a partial reversal of a large equity disinvestment that had occurred in the previous quarter. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday...
  • Big Ten teams continue to struggle

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Just when you thought things couldn't get any worse for the Big Ten, another Saturday rolls around and the conference lays an egg almost as big as the week before. Eight Big Ten teams...
  • Finance minister hopeful reforms can revive Egyptian economy

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will press ahead with plans to cut costly energy subsidies and introduce further tax reforms to boost the economy and halve the budget deficit within seven years, the country's finance minister said on Tuesday. President Abdel...