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Ethics

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  • Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges

     Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges
    MANSFIELD — The girls soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School has been fired and faces a variety of charges after he allegedly distributed an inappropriate sexual video that was viewed by juveniles, police said. Jeffrey M. Sirois, 57, of Lebanon,...
  • OIG says Deerfield Beach Mayor Robb misused her position five times

    OIG says Deerfield Beach Mayor Robb misused her position five times
    There’s finally a development in the Broward County Office of the Inspector General investigation into Deerfield Beach Mayor Jean Robb. The office sent out a preliminary report to Robb and the city of Deerfield Beach on Thursday. It points out...
  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down. The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent. But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...
  • Do what's right: Vote no on term limits, nonpartisan races

    During the past several months, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners has discussed the merits and adopted an ordinance that would propose an amendment to the County Charter creating term limits and nonpartisan elections for county...
  • Orioles front office relies on old-school scouts and cutting-edge statistics

    Orioles front office relies on old-school scouts and cutting-edge statistics
    When Orioles catcher Matt Wieters went down for the season with an elbow injury in May, baseball savants were ready to throw dirt on the team's chances. The three-time All-Star not only played a key position, he was a crucial part of the team leadership....
  • When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife

    When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife
    Sen. Dick Durbin has long said that he and his wife, Loretta, an Illinois lobbyist, take pains to separate their work and avoid conflicts of interest. But a Tribune investigation has found instances in which Loretta Durbin's clients have received...
  • Dolphins' Mike Wallace more than just a deep threat

    Dolphins' Mike Wallace more than just a deep threat
     DAVIE – Not long ago a national TV network was showing Dolphins highlights when wide receiver Mike Wallace caught a short pass.  “Hey!” the analyst remarked. “Something other than a deep ball for Mike Wallace!”  That...
  • Broward cities all have lobbyist logs online, OIG says

    Every resident in Broward County can go online to see which lobbyists their elected officials say they've met with. That's according to a report recently released by the Broward Office of the Inspector General, which says the office spent the months...
  • Good and godless: Readers on Sam Harris, atheism and spirituality

    Good and godless: Readers on Sam Harris, atheism and spirituality
    Sam Harris -- author, outspoken atheist and neuroscientist -- has made several appearances on The Times' Op-Ed pages, most recently in an interview with Patt Morrison this week in which he reconciles his practice of "spirituality" with his advocacy of...
  • McAuliffe wades into ethics reform

    McAuliffe wades into ethics reform
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe will roll out a new set of ethics proposals before the 2015 legislative session, developing them through a bipartisan commission that will also take a deep dive into long-standing traditions of Virginia government....
  • Irvine council gets a civics lesson

    What was to be a discussion about political campaign ethics at Tuesday's Irvine City Council meeting turned into a lecture on sensible procedure, with a student chastising the panel. UC Irvine student Luis Aleman, a 19-year old sophomore double-majoring...