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  • A miserable playoff start, memorable Stanley Cup finish for Kings

    A miserable playoff start, memorable Stanley Cup finish for Kings
    After becoming the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road, the Kings' five-game series victory over the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup almost seemed abrupt — except that all three...
  • Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees

    Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees
    The Annapolis City Council adopted a $96.5 million operating budget early Tuesday morning that lays off seven employees, increases a tax on businesses and increases some parking fines. The budget also eliminates the Annapolis Economic Development Corp.,...
  • Internet gambling revenue would do little to ease the state's budget deficit

    Internet gambling revenue would do little to ease the state's budget deficit
    Pennsylvania is facing a "growing" $532.5 million budget deficit, The Morning Call reported on Wednesday, and some politicians and some casino moguls see Internet gambling as a way to "help plug" it. A legislative study, it was reported, said revenue...
  • Kings' run to the Stanley Cup could be the best L.A. has ever seen

    Kings' run to the Stanley Cup could be the best L.A. has ever seen
    The world's most famous arena was no match for the world's best hockey team Monday, the Kings savaging and silencing Madison Square Garden with three powerful thwacks that cut off the New York Rangers at the heart. Now they are on the verge of doing the...
  • Social Security adds to the deficit; stop saying I said otherwise

    Social Security adds to the deficit; stop saying I said otherwise
    In two recent online columns, The Times' Michael Hiltzik claimed that I, in testimony before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on May 10, 2011, supported his argument that Social Security "can't contribute to the federal deficit."  That assertion is...
  • Maryland's stagnant economy [Editorial]

    Maryland's stagnant economy  [Editorial]
    The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...
  • Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets

    Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets
    Orange schools adopted a 2014-15 budget Tuesday that includes a new pre-kindergarten center, teacher training and several new initiatives funded by increasing revenues. But the extra cash could be short-lived. The budget includes the final year of...
  • Boys' Water Polo: Sailors' rally falls short

    LONG BEACH — "Anchors Aweigh" is intended to be more a fight song than a coaching point. But for the second time in as many games this season, the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team shoved off almost as if it were tethered to the bottom....
  • Q Poll: GOP's Tom Foley Ahead Of Malloy By 6 Points

    Q Poll: GOP's Tom Foley Ahead Of Malloy By 6 Points
    HARTFORD — Republican Tom Foley leads Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by 6 percentage points among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday morning. Voters say they believe that Foley, a businessman from...
  • Arlotto's capital budget plan keeps county school projects on track

    Arlotto's capital budget plan keeps county school projects on track
    George Arlotto this week became the third Anne Arundel County superintendent in as many years submitting a capital budget proposal — but he said working within the school system for 10 years helped him hammer out the $163.4 million request. "Not a...
  • Foley-Somers Launch "No New Taxes" Petition

    Republican candidates Tom Foley and Heather Somers on Tuesday launched an online "No New Taxes Petition" aimed at highlighting Gov. Malloy's 2011 tax hikes, which were the largest in state history. The Republicans have made the economy a central issue...