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  • Village, district prepare to move forward with Brainerd demolition

    Village, district prepare to move forward with Brainerd demolition
    The issue of whether to renovate the Brainerd building has been a polarizing one in Libertyville for years. But now, with voters speaking out last month against a proposed $11.5 million renovation, village and district officials are preparing to move...
  • Reports of multiple voting, falsified turnout cast doubt on results of Crimea referendum

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea On March 16, as Crimeans voted in a referendum on joining Russia, a convoy of Russian minibuses and cars drew up to the center of Lytvynenkove, a village about 15 miles northeast of the peninsular capital. Members of the local self-...
  • View list of new business licenses and renewals in Newport News

    Check out the list of business license applications filed with the Newport News Commissioner of the Revenue from January through March this year. This list does not exclude contractors, home-based businesses or independent contractors working at one...
  • Ukraine will never accept Crimea's annexation to Russia, official says

    Ukraine will never accept Crimea's annexation to Russia, official says
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- Ukraine will never recognize the results of the weekend referendum that favored Crimea’s secession and it will never accept the annexation of the peninsula by Russia, acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said Tuesday....
  • If Crimea can vote to secede, why can't, say, Texas?

    If Crimea can vote to secede, why can't, say, Texas?
    In his combative speech to members of the Russian parliament and other dignitaries Tuesday, Vladimir Putin played his trump card in defending the secession of Crimea from Ukraine. Putin pointed to “the well-known Kosovo precedent, a precedent...
  • U.S. must be ready to impose additional sanctions on Russia

    When he announced sanctions against key Russian officials on Monday morning, President Obama indicated that he would take even harsher measures in the days ahead if Russia continued to undermine the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine....
  • Back by popular demand: Tyranny

    Ham and eggs, dictators and plebiscites, tyranny and sham elections, they all go together. So it was wholly to be expected, which means it was wholly a surprise to our ever-alert administration, when the latest tsar decided Crimea was ripe for the picking...
  • Crimea's parliament declares independence, moves to make it real

    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine – The Crimean parliament on Monday declared the region independent of Ukraine, a first step toward the goal backed by 96% of voters during a weekend referendum: becoming part of Russia. The peninsula's pro-Moscow parliament...
  • Putin declares Crimea independent state after vote to leave Ukraine

    Putin declares Crimea independent state after vote to leave Ukraine
    Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree recognizing Crimea as a "sovereign and independent government" following a controversial vote on the Russian-occupied peninsula to secede from Ukraine, the Kremlin news service announced late Monday....
  • Crimea voters appear to overwhelmingly back rejoining Russia

    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — In the face of widespread international condemnation and the threat of punishing new sanctions on the Russian government, voters in Crimea appeared Sunday to overwhelmingly back a measure to break away from Ukraine and become...
  • Stormwater referendum causes fallout in Winnetka

    Stormwater referendum causes fallout in Winnetka
    Depending upon whom one talks to in Winnetka, the roughly 54 percent of residents who voted "no" to the proposed Willow Road stormwater tunnel in last week's advisory referendum have either spawned a divisive distraction from fixing the village's flooding...