| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A group of Burbank residents is protesting the planned closure of the Glenoaks post office, which postal officials said would save the cash-strapped agency $740,270 over the next decade.
However, one postal official said this week that the decision to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Does Uncle Sam need to step in to make sure consumers can watch the boob tube without interruption?
American regulators should adopt rules forbidding TV blackouts, according to a cable lobbying group -- but broadcasters rejected the call, which would...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez was subjected to skepticism in December when the newly buffed-up multichampion boxer knocked Manny Pacquiao out stone cold, the first time Pacquaio hit the canvas in the pair’s five fights.
Now, Marquez, in advance of his Oct....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday that it has ordered a venting upgrade for nearly a third of the reactors in the country, including ones at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station just north of Harford County.
Peach Bottom, in Delta, Pa.,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The fate of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant was apparently sealed last month when it became clear that a potential lengthy series of hearings would likely have to be held before the coastal facility could be powered back up.
The plant, which...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
By the time Virginia Tech coach Pete Hughes and his team were done in Durham, N.C. this weekend at the ACC tournament, he was starting to think nearly every person that asked him a question about his program lacked originality.
His frustration was borne...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:08 PM
By the time Virginia Tech coach Pete Hughes and his team were done in Durham, N.C., this past weekend at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, he was starting to think nearly every person that asked him a question about his program lacked originality....
| May 17, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. asked Friday for another rate increase, three months after winning approval for higher charges, and company officials said they expect to seek more in the future.
It's the third time in as many years that BGE has...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The non-conference portion of the ACC basketball season ended in familiar fashion Wednesday night. Duke won with defense, Miami beat a quality opponent, Georgia Tech bested a lightweight, and Florida State endured a disappointing loss.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Incumbent presidents don't run for reelection simply to preserve first-term accomplishments. Presidents and presidential candidates are men and women of big ambition, driven by the immense self-confidence required to run for the job and a desire to...