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  • Baltimore's brighter budget [Editorial]

    Baltimore's brighter budget  [Editorial]
    When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake prepared her first city budget in 2010, she had to find a way to resolve a projected $190 deficit. In 2011, she faced another shortfall, this time $65 million. In 2012, the projected deficit was $48 million. Last year,...
  • UK government, eyeing election, offers help to savers, factories, brewers

    LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne courted voters ahead of an election in 2015 with promises of help for savers, tax breaks for manufacturers and lower levies on beer and bingo. In an upbeat annual budget statement on Wednesday,...
  • Your tax money: Hampton Roads local governments gear up for budget season

    At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...
  • Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough

    Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough
    WASHINGTON -- The federal deficit is likely to continue its slide -- to a lower-than-expected $514 billion for 2014, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday. Down from last year's $680 billion, the current deficit projection would...
  • House Republicans backing off to avoid debt standoff

    WASHINGTON — With another major fiscal deadline looming at month's end, House Republicans are preparing to seek only modest concessions from President Obama to raise the nation's debt ceiling and will instead try to press their political advantage...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Thornton, Tribe withstand UNC Wilmington

    Men: CAA: Marcus Thornton scored a team-high 19 points Wednesday night to lead William and Mary to a 54-50 win at UNC Wilmington. Tim Rusthoven added 10 points for the Tribe (14-8, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association), which survived a late rally by the...
  • Watching reruns in the Capitol [Editorial]

    Watching reruns in the Capitol  [Editorial]
    The nation's debt ceiling is back in the news this week and for all the old, familiar reasons. By month's end, it will need to be raised or the U.S. Treasury will run out of money to pay the country's outstanding bills, and House Republicans are once...
  • Girls hoops | 2A state semi: Prophetstown tops Immaculate Conception

    Girls hoops | 2A state semi: Prophetstown tops Immaculate Conception
    NORMAL, Ill. — Relying on a team-first brand of basketball, Immaculate Conception spreads the wealth on offense. The Knights don't have a player averaging double figures, though guard Grace Vitek tried to pick up the scoring slack Friday against...
  • State hoops: No. 9 Terps women rout Hokies, 87-48

    State hoops: No. 9 Terps women rout Hokies, 87-48
    Roughly an hour and a half before tip-off Sunday afternoon, fans began arriving on foot, in cars and by the busload at Comcast Center. They came expecting to see senior Alyssa Thomas make a run at the all-time scoring record in Maryland women's basketball...
  • State hoops: Loyola men overtake Navy late, 67-65

    Navy held a single-digit lead for most of the game Saturday before Loyola Maryland edged ahead in the last five minutes for a 67-65 victory, breaking a six-game losing streak with its first Patriot League road win of the season. Franz Rassman led the...
  • Is Cruz out of control?

    What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an "ego trip," putting himself before country (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post), or is he standing on his principles (Cruz's conservative supporters)? ABC...