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  • As ex-governor's trial continues, the current Guv's thoughts on gifts to public officials

    As ex-governor's trial continues, the current Guv's thoughts on gifts to public officials
    The trial of Virginia's last governor on federal corruption charges involving $177,000 of gifts and loans to family members continues isn't changing current Gov. Terry McAuliffe's stance that a crackdown on gifts is long overdue. ¬† “Nobody...
  • Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project

    Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project
    A day after Los Angeles Unified abruptly suspended the contract for its controversial iPad project, there were growing calls for a more thorough investigation into whether the bidding process for the $1-billion program was improperly handled. The...
  • Patriots deal Mankins to Bucs

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - New England Patriots - INSIDE SLANT New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins was traded to the Buccaneers in exchange for second-year tight end Tim Wright and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. The deal,...
  • Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections

    Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections
    Here's Nathan Hochman's get-out-the-vote message: Fill in a ballot and you could win thousands! In a city where nearly 80% of the electorate chose not to vote in the last mayoral election, does he have your attention? Hochman, the head of the Los...
  • Emanuel says $13 an hour minimum wage in Chicago no matter what state does

    Emanuel says $13 an hour minimum wage in Chicago no matter what state does
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he would push aldermen to raise Chicago’s minimum wage to $13 an hour no matter what Springfield lawmakers do on the issue this year. Previously, the mayor had declined to say whether the city would move...
  • Jerry Jones says Brent's 'lesson of discipline' could benefit Cowboys

    IRVING, Texas Jerry Jones said Monday that he expects to hear something this week on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to reinstate and possibly discipline Josh Brent. Brent, who met with Goodell earlier this month, spent four and a half months...
  • Joan Rivers and me [Commentary]

    Joan Rivers and me [Commentary]
    We met by accident. How else could it have been with two people who are so different? Or are we? It was the early 1980s when a tabloid called me. They were doing a story on Joan Rivers and thought I, a conservative, would give them a quote critical of...
  • Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says

    Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says
    The state ethics board is reviewing one of the firms bidding to build and operate the Purple Line after the engineering company was acquired by another MTA contractor. Engineering design firm AECOM, which in 2011 was awarded an 8-year, $60-million...
  • The challenge of morality in the face of war

    "All is fair in love and war." Not so in Judaism. In fact, the test of moral standards is not how one acts when things are peaceful, clear and smooth. Such instances do not by and large require moral strength. Rather the test of moral integrity truly...
  • McDonnells guilty: Politicians, others react to McDonnell verdicts

    McDonnells guilty: Politicians, others react to McDonnell verdicts
    Politicians and others from around the state are reacting to the conviction of Bob and Maureen McDonnell. Here are some of them (this story will be updated throughout the day): Gov. Terry McAuliffe “I am deeply saddened by the events of the...
  • Iraq crisis prompts Obama, Cameron to revisit U.S.-Britain ties

    Iraq crisis prompts Obama, Cameron to revisit U.S.-Britain ties
    President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron began Thursday by making a joint call to action in a newspaper piece against “barbaric” terrorists in Iraq. They also visited an elementary school in the morning before attending the...