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  • Latest disciplinary actions by Pennsylvania licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions taken by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all of.......
  • Catholic Charities ends Illinois adoption lawsuit

     
    The legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization’s state-funded adoption and foster care contracts, and their refusal to grant those services to same-sex couples in civil unions, is finally over. The...
  • Love Orlando seeks families to assist homeless

     
    First Baptist of Orlando's Pastor David Uth is ramping up his church's commitment to help the homeless and the needy. The church's Love Orlando program, started in March 2011 with pledges of $5.6 million from the congregation, has stocked food pantries in...
  • Bring back the draft -- but with a twist

     
    There are 3 billion reasons -- billions, as in dollars -- behind the pushback against cuts to the Defense Department's budget, which, along with Homeland Security and related programs, takes up more than half of the nation's discretionary budget. Here.......
  • Don???t let scammers abuse your charitable inclinations

     
    ?? It's the holiday season,??when we may include charities on our list of gift recipients.?? And the Better Business Bureau says it's also when scammers get busy. Don't let them rob a worthy??charity of your support. The bureau??offers these tips to...
  • Scam watch: Discount electronics, holiday cons, telemarketers

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Discount electronics -– Consumers should be careful when shopping for electronics on the Internet during the holidays, the Better Business Bureau said. Some shady people have......
  • LA Legislative News

    LA Legislative News
    GOVERNOR CRITICIZED FOR SUPPORTING HOMEOWNER'S EXEMPTION BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's top business lobby attacked Governor Bobby Jindal in strong terms yesterday, criticizing the governor's support for an increase in homeowners' exemption from...
  • Video Bingo Grows Where Video Poker was Banned

    Video Bingo Grows Where Video Poker was Banned
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Flying largely below radar, the number of video bingo machines in Louisiana has grown by hundreds over the past five years - mostly in parishes that banned video poker more than a decade ago. While the business takes in only a fraction...
  • More Meetings, No Answers on State Budget Fix

    (WGN-AM)- After an hour-long huddle Monday about the state's budget, Gov. Pat Quinn and the top four legislative leaders have come to an agreement--they need to hold regular meetings. So goes the latest round of budget politics in Springfield. Hours...
  • Recent Student Suicides Prompt School Response

    (WGN-AM)- After six student suicides in seven years, School District 303 in St. Charles has decided it's time to confront the problem head-on. More than 200 people have attended two "summit" meetings on suicide prevention, looking for ways they can...
  • Decades later, siblings finally embrace

    In the letter she left at the orphanage, Katherine Morris pleaded with social workers to treat her baby boy right. The year was 1946, and she was leaving her 1-year-old son for reasons that may never come to light. "Please give Tommy whole pasteurized...