| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:24 PM
MISHAWAKA – School City of Mishawaka is one step closer to asking voters if they’re willing to pay — via increased property taxes — for $28 million in repairs and upgrades to the district’s school and administrative...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Dozens of people fired up over the state's marijuana laws hosted a cannabis cookout at Sedgwick County park Saturday afternoon.
They held a barbeque, hoping to drum up support to legalize marijuana. Organizers said it's time for lawmakers to let citizens...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow gay marriage; the other struck down part of the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:22 AM
The group Keep Wolves Protected has launched a second referendum to avert a hunting and trapping season of wolves, according to a press release from the organization.
The group collected more than 250,000 signatures earlier this year in order to stop a...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Howard County land-use attorney Susan Gray says there's just one option left in pressing her claim that the county has for years deprived citizens of their constitutional rights.
It's a long shot, she knows: the U.S. Supreme Court.
The case Gray,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Broward voters don't have the power to increase taxes with a pet-tax ballot question.
County Attorney Joni Armstrong Coffey says that in Florida, only the board of county commissioners can set the property tax rates.
A group called Pets' Broward is...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered historic rulings advancing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but they won't send couples shopping for rings, cakes and flowers for weddings in the Sunshine State.
For gays and lesbians in Florida who hope to marry, the law...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Township High School District 113 is moving forward on a five-year capital-improvements plan, buoyed by a successful referendum in November, a recent AAA bond rating and continued activism by community members who fought to pass the referendum.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:12 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Turkey's leader might consider holding a referendum on plans for development in an Istanbul park that sparked nationwide protests against his government, according to media reports Wednesday.
Such a move would mark Prime Minister...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:05 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- It’s dawn and tea pots bubble above low flames. Faces appear, poking out from tents, with reddened eyes. The first cigarettes of the day are lit, their tips glowing orange. Smartphones glow as people line up in an exhausted haze,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:24 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday issued what he said was a final warning: The protesters in Gezi Park would be removed within 24 hours, he told a meeting of his Justice and Development Party in the capital,...