| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:09 PM
The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone.
In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
| Jan 26, 2015
Just hope you don't have any questions when you try to figure out your taxes this year.
If you need help and try to call the IRS, you will probably wait on the phone for at least 30 minutes and then fail to get much of an answer.
The IRS has been...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Though the calendar and the weather forecasters say it's winter, there's a hint of spring in Hartford's step. High-end apartments are sprouting. A Double-A minor-league ballpark is in the offing. School scores are rising. Crime is being tamped down. The...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:25 AM
More than 150,000 Central Floridians have selected a health plan or have been automatically re-enrolled in the federal health insurance marketplace, according to an Enroll America analysis.
Estimates also show than more than 90 percent of enrollees...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Chastity Corbett has been trying to bring a Lupus Foundation of America walk to her hometown of Newport News ever since 2005 when she was diagnosed with the disease.
This summer, 10 years later, she will see her goal accomplished when the Lupus...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Absenteeism was a big problem Wednesday night at a forum for Los Angeles Unified school board candidates.
It wasn’t parents, students or concerned citizens who played hooky.
It was two out of the three candidates.
That’s right. About 200...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:28 PM
The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors, the local Virginia Moose Association and Safe Surfin' Foundation national spokesman Erik Estrada are holding an event Saturday to raise awareness about sexual assault and human/sex trafficking.
The event runs...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It's not a big deal for a local political candidate to skip a debate or two during a campaign. But the last-minute disintegration of a planned three-man debate last Wednesday was another matter.
Bennett Kayser, campaigning to retain his seat on the Los...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:31 PM
Declaring they had turned a corner in the fight against homelessness, city leaders on Thursday vowed that by the end of the year there would be no more veterans living on the streets of Los Angeles.
Speaking in a former downtown flophouse, officials...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It was a strange number ringing my cell phone a couple months ago that I hadn’t seen before. As I was loading my youth soccer player and his backpack full of gear into the car after practice, I was tempted to let the call go to voicemail, but...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 9:10 AM
Federal taxpayers with a 2014 household income of $60,000 or less are eligible for free income tax preparation services offered by the United Way of Palm Beach County beginning Tuesday.
The non-profit agency has partnered with the IRS to provide the...