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  • Robert B. Reich: Politicians plagued with Empathy Deficit Disorder

    Commenting on a recent student suicide at an Alaska high school, Alaska's Republican congressman, Don Young, said suicide didn't exist in Alaska before "government largesse" gave residents an entitlement mentality. "When people had to work and had to...
  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

    Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think this...
  • Road-tested and reliable

    One vote can define a career in the U.S. Senate. Consider Edmund Ross of Kansas, one of the senators in John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage," who cast the deciding vote in the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson — and lost his seat as a result....
  • Group aims higher on education: Front & Center

    In a time of challenge for higher education, more than 1,250 public-university leaders from across America are coming to Orlando next week for the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Representing 237 research...
  • Hinsdale Central wins team title; Stevenson wins doubles

    Hinsdale Central coach Robin Kramer became part-spectator, part-coach Saturday at Buffalo Grove. The Red Devils secured their seventh state team title in the nine years with 44 points on Friday. Hinsdale Central notched its second straight title...
  • Lions rally past Falcons in London

    Lions rally past Falcons in London
    The Detroit Lions have become the kings of the fourth-quarter comeback on both sides of the Atlantic. Matt Prater hit a 48-yard field goal on the game's last play and the Detroit Lions erased a 21-point halftime deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 22-...
  • Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum

    Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum
    Sen. Mark Warner and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie took sequential potshots at one another Thursday at what's almost certain to be their last joint appearance before voters. What neither remarked on was that they offer very similar stands on sequestration,...
  • Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million

    Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million
    Voting strictly along party lines, Lehigh County commissioners approved a 2015 budget Wednesday that cuts taxes by $1.25 million. Commissioners criss-crossed party lines in a marathon meeting two weeks ago, when they approved 17 amendments cutting...
  • Five best candidates for Pompano Beach City Commission

    Five best candidates for Pompano Beach City Commission
    District 1: Barry Dockswell Plans for a new parking garage, retail complex and possibly a new hotel have dominated the Pompano Beach campaigns, especially in the city's coastal District 1, where the city pier has already been upgraded. Depending on...
  • Bethlehem council approves financing deal

    Bethlehem council approves financing deal
    Bethlehem City Council on Tuesday approved a financing deal expected to erase at nearly $3.5 million of a $5.9 million deficit projected for next year. The deal involves refinancing two bonds, a $24.1 million pension obligation bond and a $1.85 million...
  • Eustis, Umatilla recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    Eustis, Umatilla recognized for excellence in financial reporting
    Eustis and Umatilla have received kudos for the way they keep the books. Each has received a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, a nonprofit...