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  • Proposed Army National Guard cuts prompt concern

    With all the attention paid to aircraft carriers and submarines, one proposed defense budget cut might be flying under the radar here in Hampton Roads. We're talking about the Army National Guard. The Defense Department is proposing to cut the Guard's...
  • Botched execution: Oklahoma governor pledges independent review

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin promised an independent review of the state’s execution protocols Wednesday after a bungled execution raised questions about the state's handling of capital punishment. The Republican governor emphasized, however, that...
  • Kashkari calls for repeal of sales tax hike

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Wednesday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to work to overturn the sales tax increase he championed, and voters approved, in 2012. “Repealing the … sales tax increase would provide relief to the...
  • Miracle That Is Allentown takes unexpected turn

    Miracle That Is Allentown takes unexpected turn
    "Gov. Corbett, distinguished elected officials and ladies and gentlemen of the Pennsylvania Society," said Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, "I am proud to welcome you to The Miracle That Is Allentown, truly a City Without Limits!" The audience applauded...
  • Brown accused of ducking debates; just two by Democrats set for TV

    Brown accused of ducking debates; just two by Democrats set for TV
    A Valentine's Day agreement among the Democrats running for governor to cooperate on setting up debates collapsed Wednesday as his rivals accused front-runner Anthony G. Brown of ducking a third televised encounter. The lieutenant governor's campaign...
  • Democratic gubernatorial candidates to debate on TV May 7

    Democratic gubernatorial candidates to debate on TV May 7
    The three Democratic candidates for governor will meet in a televised debate May 7, the NBC station in Washington announced Thursday. The debate matching Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur is...
  • 3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance

    3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance
    Toyota Motor Corp.'s move to Texas will mean the transfer of 3,000 marketing and finance jobs from its sprawling Torrance campus to a new North American headquarters. The shift, announced Monday, is part of a strategy to consolidate corporate management...
  • Gansler campaign launches anti-Brown web site

    Gansler campaign launches anti-Brown web site
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's campaign for governor launched a new web site Thursday with the sole purpose of criticizing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, the front-runner in the June 24 Democratic primary. The new site, http://thebuckdoesntstophere....
  • The debate debate [Editorial]

    The debate debate  [Editorial]
    The campaign to decide who will be Maryland's next governor — a lackluster effort that's so far only boosted the number of undecided voters — took another turn into the banal this week with a debate among the Democrats about debates. Two...
  • Botched Oklahoma execution stirs outrage, may bring changes

    After a grisly history of electrocutions, gassings, hangings and firing squads, it is the cold, quiet science of lethal injections that has become America's most common and favored method of executing its worst criminals. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled...
  • Voters, some Democratic politicians swinging against the death penalty

    The fierce reaction to a botched Oklahoma execution may be fueled by the slow weakening of public support for capital punishment, which has coincided with a shift among Democratic politicians toward opposition to the death penalty. Capital punishment...