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  • 10 things you might not know about the lottery

     10 things you might not know about the lottery
    Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news...
  • U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at religious companies

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds to contraception, one of the health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The move...
  • UCF's winning "cyber defense" team meets V.P. Biden

    UCF's winning "cyber defense" team meets V.P. Biden
    A group of UCF students who won first place in a "cyber defense" contest in April got to meet Vice President Joe Biden and tour the White House this week as part of their prize. The University of Central Florida students won the top spot in the...
  • Former New Britain Fire Chief Dies At 50

    NEW BRITAIN — Former Fire Chief Mark Carr died this week, the third senior officer or retired commander to die since last fall. Carr was 50. Funeral arrangements for Carr were not complete as of Friday. Carr's death was the latest loss for the...
  • Learning to deliver praise at the office [Commentary]

    Learning to deliver praise at the office [Commentary]
    "Josh" is an attorney in the federal government who finds out from one of those dreaded staff surveys that the lawyers working for him aren't feeling the love. They don't think their hard work is appreciated, but he always lets them know when they screw...
  • Why are long-faced progressives trying to ruin the Ice Bucket Challenge?

    No sooner, it would seem, does a silly fad materialize that combines hot-weather high jinks, people’s plangent yearning to plaster photos and videos of themselves on social media, and charitable contributions to a worthy cause -- I’m talking...
  • Second D.C.-area man stricken with flesh-eating bacteria: media

    (Reuters) - (In this July 31st story, corrects paragraph 9 to show there were eight vibrio vulnificus cases and 27 involving all vibrio species) A flesh-eating bacterial disease has infected another Washington, D.C.-area man, local media reported on...
  • U.S. EPA sends 2014 biofuel targets to White House for review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday sent its final targets for 2014 biofuel use to the White House as the long-delayed rule enters its last round of review before public release. The Obama administration will now...
  • Dream of an auto museum in Detroit picking up speed

    As car lovers from across the country and around the world recently gathered for the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, one could feel the dream of a world-class auto museum gaining traction. A collection of private and public groups have begun working to...
  • Obama's destructive immigration policy

    Is it possible to have a debate on border security and immigration reform that doesn't descend into an unproductive shouting match? Yes. I've been involved in many such debates all across the country, and none of them proved contentious. In each case the...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Closing the opportunity gap with school choice

    The events that have recently overtaken Ferguson, Mo., have exposed much more than just the vestiges of racial distrust and strained law enforcement-citizen relationships. They remind us how the poverty of opportunity in too many American communities...