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  • Electric Companies Jump On Push For New Gas Pipeline

    Three major utilities in New England want to get in on efforts by public officials across the region to build a natural gas pipeline. Northeast Utilities, UIL Holdings and National Grid have proposed to enter into the long-term gas contracts necessary to...
  • Toyota move shows state's poor business climate, GOP candidates say

    Toyota move shows state's poor business climate, GOP candidates say
    Republican gubernatorial candidates Monday seized on Toyota's decision to move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to Texas as evidence of California's poor business climate and to lash out at Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. "Today's announcement is just the latest...
  • At least 17 dead in year's worst tornado outbreak

    The worst tornado outbreak of the year struck several small towns across the central U.S. on Sunday, killing at least 17 people, damaging or destroying scores of homes and businesses and sparking a search effort in Arkansas that continued into the night....
  • New Brown television ad focuses on education

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor released its fifth television ad on Monday.  While his previous commercials have been largely biographical, this one focuses on education Рspecifically, his plan for expansion of pre-Kindergarten...
  • With budget balanced, California should cut into credit card debt

    With budget balanced, California should cut into credit card debt
    Any struggling family knows that first you put food on the table, make sure there's a roof overhead and lay in some daily essentials. Only then can you realistically think about paying down the credit card. True, you shouldn't have run wild with the...
  • A daring governor shows his mettle in a bloody April 29, 1700 pirate battle

    A daring governor shows his mettle in a bloody April 29, 1700 pirate battle
    Gov. Francis Nicholson was nothing if not a man of action. Long before coming to Virginia in 1698, he'd shown his mettle time and time again, fighting Moors in North Africa, English rebels at the battle of Sedgemoor and hostile Indians in New York and...
  • Gov. Brown pushes for rainy-day fund in appearance before lawmakers

    Gov. Jerry Brown made a rare appearance at a legislative hearing on Monday as he urged lawmakers to approve his plan to pay off debt and save tax revenue to insulate the state from future economic downturns. "This a great opportunity to exercise...
  • Three prominent Republicans endorse Neel Kashkari for governor

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced Monday that he had been endorsed by three prominent members of his party: 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former California Gov. Pete Wilson and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista). Romney said he was...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception

    Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received a warm welcome from lawmakers Monday as he pitched his proposal to pay off debt and save money for future economic downturns. He faced only one mild question during a rare appearance before a legislative...
  • Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment

    Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment
    Convicted double murderer John Booth-El died in prison over the weekend, but a thorny debate outlived him: What should happen to the four other death-row inmates in legal limbo after the repeal of Maryland's capital punishment law? Booth-El's death,...
  • Ex-Gov. McDonnell lands at Liberty U

    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell, who is fighting federal corruption charges, has joined the teaching staff as a distinguished visiting professor at Liberty University, the school said in a news release. From said release: “I am privileged to have...