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  • Hearing called to investigate Circulator, adding $1 fee

    Hearing called to investigate Circulator, adding $1 fee
    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young called Monday for a hearing on whether the city should charge passengers a fee to ride the Charm City Circulator, the popular bus service that now connects more than 4 million Baltimoreans and visitors to...
  • The many layers of Istanbul

    The many layers of Istanbul
    I first visited Istanbul in the 1970s. Some of my most vivid memories of that trip are of the colorful locals. Scruffy kids sold cherry juice and old men would grab huge cucumbers from wheeled carts, then peel, quarter and salt them to sell for pennies....
  • Metro breaks ground on key downtown L.A. subway link

    Metro breaks ground on key downtown L.A. subway link
    Transportation officials Tuesday cheered the start of construction for a subway project designed to close a frustrating gap in Los Angeles County's growing rail network. During a symbolic groundbreaking in Little Tokyo, local and federal representatives...
  • Two well-known leaders compete for top Springs job

    Two well-known leaders compete for top Springs job
    Two veteran politicians are vying for the mayor's seat in November. Tom Powers, a commissioner since 2008, has a challenger few expected: Skip Campbell, who served in the state Senate from 1996 to 2006, when term limits forced him out. A Democrat, he was...
  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed? The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
  • 6 challengers vie for Orange District 6 seat

    Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell is leaving her District 6 post because of term limits, and six candidates are vying to take over the open seat. The field includes a number of recognizable names, including a former commissioner and the...
  • Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward

     Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward
    The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...
  • Illinois a congressional battleground state

    Illinois a congressional battleground state
    Two years ago, Illinois Democrats parlayed a new political map they drew and the final appearance at the top of the ticket by President Barack Obama to sweep out four Republican congressmen and reverse some of the losses suffered in the 2010 election that...
  • SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics

    SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics
    SunRail, FCAT testing and Tallahassee politics will be topics for local public-affairs programs this weekend. SunRail is explored by Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are Noranne Downs,...
  • Beverly Hills appeals ruling that lets Metro tunnel under high school

    Beverly Hills appeals ruling that lets Metro tunnel under high school
    The Beverly Hills Unified School District and the city of Beverly Hills on Thursday appealed a trial court decision that allows the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to move ahead with plans to build a subway tunnel beneath...
  • Final girls track and field Super Six

    Final girls track and field Super Six
    1. Lake Mary: Region champion Rams placed fourth in 4A state meet. 2. Colonial: Came on strong to finish third at region, top 10 at state. 3. Winter Park: Wildcats won 4A, District 4 title in another strong season. 4. Evans: Trojans were fourth-best...