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  • State could expand private school subsidies

    State could expand private school subsidies
    More families, including those in the middle class, may get state money to send their children to religious or other private schools. Right now, a family of four qualifies for $4,885 in state voucher money if it makes no more than $37,000 a year. But...
  • Democrats feign outrage over Rick Scott using governor's office to advance his re-election

    Democrats feign outrage over Rick Scott using governor's office to advance his re-election
    Original post | 11:46 a.m. March 27 Updated | 10:54 a.m. March 28 With Gov. Rick Scott using official events for campaign purposes, Democrats are acting like Claude Raines, in perhaps the best scene in "Casablanca." (That’s when Raines, the...
  • Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?

    Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?
    IN THE 12 months since he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's to begin his papacy with a disarmingly unaffected "Good evening" to the crowd below, Pope Francis has won a following far beyond the Roman Catholic church. He has softened the image of an...
  • Rosenthal: Northwestern ought to be proud

    Even as Northwestern University readies its appeal of Wednesday’s National Labor Relations Board regional office ruling that deems its football players school employees, giving them the right to unionize, the university ought to be bursting with...
  • Labor case shows Northwestern taught its athletes well

    Labor case shows Northwestern taught its athletes well
    Even as Northwestern University readies its appeal of Wednesday's National Labor Relations Board regional office ruling that deems its football players school employees, giving them the right to unionize, the university ought to be bursting with pride....
  • Christian student sues TNCC, asserting college violated his rights

    Christian student sues TNCC, asserting college violated his rights
    HAMPTON — An evangelical Christian student at Thomas Nelson Community College has filed a federal lawsuit against the state's community college system, asserting that its policies about on-campus student expression are unconstitutional....
  • A pointed comment on guns

    A few words about Nathan Entingh's hand gun. Meaning, you should understand, not a gun you hold in your hand, but rather, the hand itself, thumb cocked and index finger extended to resemble a pistol. One afternoon late last month, Entingh, who goes to...
  • Disney gives out $3.8 million in grants to community nonprofits

    Disney gives out $3.8 million in grants to community nonprofits
    Actors have their Oscars. Musicians, their Grammys. But for nonprofits throughout Central Florida, the biggest honor is a 13-inch statuette of Mickey Mouse — and the nice, fat check from Disney that comes with it. Walt Disney World Resort passed...
  • State 'Failed To Protect Me,' Chimp's Victim Says In Plea To Sue State

    State 'Failed To Protect Me,' Chimp's Victim Says In Plea To Sue  State
    HARTFORD — Appealing to lawmakers who will decide whether she has the right to sue the state for $150 million, the victim of a brutal 2009 chimpanzee attack told a legislative committee Friday that state regulators knew that Travis the chimp was...
  • Joseph Sax dies at 78; law professor wrote influential article on public trust doctrine

    In 1970, Joseph Sax wrote a law review article that laid the foundation for a court case that would become famous in the annals of California water. More than a decade after publication of Sax's seminal essay on the public trust doctrine, the California...
  • Advice for Gov. Quinn, rival Rauner

    Another collection of dispatches from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist. Dear Gov. Pat Quinn: Unlike many others, I don't get the vapors when people — nearly always well-off people — start...