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Ethics

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  • Madigan's Metra influence detailed in report

      Madigan's Metra influence detailed in report
    A secret report put together by the legislature's watchdog in the wake of last summer's Metra scandal offers new insight into how Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan navigates the intersection of public business and ward-style patronage through his...
  • "Corruption County" might be a thing of the past

    Palm Beach County residents paid Sheryl Steckler $600,000 to improve the county's image, and they got a good return on their investment.        Steckler completed her four-year term Friday as the county's first inspector general, a post the county...
  • Ask Amy: Keeping accidental sneaker freebie is unethical

    Ask Amy: Keeping accidental sneaker freebie is unethical
    Dear Amy: Last week my wife and I purchased three pairs of sneakers at a store. The service was poor and the experience was frustrating. As we were leaving I noticed the cashier only charged us for two pairs of sneakers. I chose not to say anything...
  • Apopka mayor's shake-up worries some city leaders

    Apopka mayor's shake-up worries some city leaders
    Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer jolted Orange County's second-largest city last week, forcing out Apopka's longtime legal adviser, Frank Kruppenbacher, and hiring a consultant to scrutinize the city's operations. Some see the mayor's executive decision to...
  • Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby

    Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby
    The old Orchard Supply Hardware in Burbank sits half a mile from my former home on Reese Place. Despite its convenient location, it never failed to have more than half of what I needed for any project, forcing me to trudge another couple miles to the Home...
  • Facebook policy didn't mention 'research' at time of controversial experiment

    Fueling more debate over a controversial experiment, Facebook acknowledged Tuesday that its official data-use policy didn't specifically list "research" among the ways that members' information might be used at the time it was conducting a study to see...
  • The Jaffe movement continues [Letter]

    The Jaffe movement continues [Letter]
    Your post election analysis of the June 24th elections falls a little short on the mark ("On to November," Jun. 25). The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor who will be competing in the upcoming general election present the voters with a...
  • UCI men's soccer adds seven

    The UC Irvine men's soccer program has signed seven recruits for the 2014 season. Eddie Molina, a transfer from Foothill Community College by way of Menlo Atherton High, scored 13 goals last season at Foothill, after earning CIF Central Coast Section...
  • Ethics complaints fly like spitballs in governor's race

    TALLAHASSEE — Emissaries and critics of Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist have been busy spitballing allegations of improper conduct at each other like it's summer school. It's among the oldest of American political...
  • Team pulls decals from Charlie Crist NASCAR ride

    Team pulls decals from Charlie Crist NASCAR ride
    Charlie Crist will not be be making a gubernatorial campaign push on a car competing in the Coke Zero 400 Saturday night. An ethics complaint -- coupled with the ensuing controversy -- promoted Phil Parsons Racing officials to remove the “...
  • Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills

    Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose? For many — in fact,...