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  • Strong turnout for referendum on choosing Hong Kong's leader

    Strong turnout for referendum on choosing Hong Kong's leader
    More than 400,000 Hong Kong residents cast electronic ballots Friday in a nonbinding referendum aimed at giving the Chinese city’s 7.2 million people more of a voice in how their chief executive is selected, organizers of the vote said. However,...
  • Hearing continued until Friday on lawsuit over environmental ballot question

     
    The dispute over an environmental ballot question tossed by the Lehigh County Elections Board will continue until at least Friday. Lehigh County Judge Michele Varricchio continued arguments Wednesday after waste-to-energy developer Delta Thermo Energy...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Why gay marriage question still matters in the GOP race for governor

     
    Practically speaking, Bruce Rauner is correct when he answers "doesn't matter" when asked for his views on same-sex marriage. He's one of four candidates for governor in next month's Republican primary, and there's a better chance that the state Capitol.....
  • EASD board applications due Monday

     
    Monday is the last day for interested candidates to apply for a newly vacant seat on the Easton Area School Board. Letters of application for the Region 3 seat are due by 3 p.m. Monday to Joan Schaffer, secretary to the Easton Area School Board, 1801...
  • Gone fishin? Not Angels reliever and AL all-star Jordan Walden

     
    Jordan Walden planned to spend the All-Star break next week at Big Bear Lake with fellow reliever Bobby Cassevah. Those plans changed drastically --- for Walden and Cassevah --- on Thursday afternoon, when Walden was selected to replace New York......
  • Time for Obama to complete his 360 on gay marriage

     
    Barack Obama was for legalizing gay marriage before he was undecided about it. Then he was undecided about gay marriage until, as a matter of political strategy, he opposed it. Then he opposed gay marriage as a matter of political......
  • Amazon wants voters to decide sales tax issue

     
    Amazon.com Inc. plans to put a referendum on the California ballot to strike down the state’s Internet sales tax law that went into effect 11 days ago. “This is a referendum on jobs and investment in California,” said Paul Misener,......
  • Three apply for vacant Easton school board seat

     
    A vacant seat on the Easton Area School Board generated interest from three candidates who applied for the very abbreviated term. Frank Castrovinci, Janet Matthews and Cathy McIntyre all applied for the Region 3 position, according to board Secretary Joan...
  • Amazon to California: Drop dead!

     
    Amazon and California are in a high-stakes battle over collecting sales taxes....
  • Janice Hahn takes early lead in 36th Congressional District race

     
    Early returns have Janice Hahn in the lead for the 36th Congressional District race....