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  • Ultimate makeover of I-4 a complex financial venture

    Ultimate makeover of I-4 a complex financial venture
    A consortium led by the international Swedish construction firm Skanska is finalizing a deal with the state for the so-called "ultimate" remake of Interstate 4 through downtown Orlando in what promises to be the largest public works project in Central...
  • Will 'carmageddon' grip Kennedy? Near-shutdown starts tonight

    Will 'carmageddon' grip Kennedy? Near-shutdown starts tonight
    This weekend’s near-shutdown along the inbound Kennedy Expressway begins Friday night, when drivers, downtown business owners and summer event organizers will start to see whether a feared “carmageddon’’ takes hold. At 10 p.m.,...
  • Final Vote Gives Casino License To MGM In Springfield

    Final Vote Gives Casino License To MGM In Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International received the full blessing of Massachusetts gambling regulators Friday to build and operate an $800 million casino in the city's downtown. An opening is planned for 2017 after about 30 months of construction....
  • Council set to vote on $140-million budget

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to adopt a $140-million budget that includes about $19 million worth of capital-improvement projects. Funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins in July, marks an increase of 6.3%, or $8.3...
  • GM recalls almost 465,000 Chevy Camaros for ignition problem

    GM recalls almost 465,000 Chevy Camaros for ignition problem
    General Motors Co. announced another huge recall Friday, this time for almost 465,000 late-model Chevrolet Camaros sold in the U.S. that have an ignition problem similar to the one linked to a string of deadly accidents in older GM cars. The automaker...
  • Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police

    Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police
    A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere. The...
  • New Allentown sidewalks on hold while officials seek agreement

    The sidewalk saga continues in Allentown. This week, the city's Planning Commission once again delayed a group of requests for sidewalk construction postponements until an agreement between city residents and officials can be reached. Earlier this year,...
  • La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

    La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park
    This summer, vendors of the La Cañada Flintridge Farmers Market will be asked to temporarily relocate to Memorial Park for at least three months as the city resurfaces and makes improvements to its current home in the Caltrans overpass parking lot on...
  • Commentary: Development is improving the Westside

    Re: "Costa Mesa deserves more-thoughtful development," (June 4): Silly season is upon us. However, it might better be termed the season of irony. My friend, City Council candidate Harold Weitzberg, made several conflicting suggestions in this recent...
  • Barbara Walters retired? Uhhh ... I don't think so!

    "I GAVE them hope!" remarked Barbara Walters, accepting the 21st First Amendment Award and speaking of the old days when she used to rise at 4 a.m. on West 57th Street to go work on "The Today Show." She has told this story before -- of how she...
  • Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill

    Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill
    Two left lanes on Interstate 95 near the MD 24 exit in Harford County have reopened after an overturned vehicle caused a fuel spill, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The right lane remains closed. The area is experiencing major delays....