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  • Carl Terzian Associates founder developed a networking niche

     Carl Terzian Associates founder developed a networking niche
    The gig: Carl Terzian, 78, is founder and chairman of Carl Terzian Associates, a public relations firm that has gotten the message out for companies in a wide range of industries as well as for nonprofit organizations. Terzian estimates his company over...
  • Will growing opposition stop rail project in its tracks?

    Will growing opposition stop rail project in its tracks?
    All aboard, Florida? Not exactly. It seems every time the folks from All Aboard Florida unveil pretty drawings of a shiny new station, another organized group sprouts to oppose the proposed Miami-to-Orlando rail service. It happened again last week....
  • The free-market legal foundation behind threat to manatee's endangered status

    The free-market legal foundation behind threat to manatee's endangered status
    They successfully fought to strip the wood stork of its endangered status and won the first skirmish to do the same to the manatee. Their clients range from small businesses to Florida's powerful home building industry. Lawyers for the California-...
  • Marijuana ads signal new strategy in push to legalize

    WASHINGTON In the topsy-turvy world of marijuana politics, conservative Republican Rep. Doc Hastings of Washington state is the unlikely hero of the moment, lauded for trying to protect medical pot users from federal arrest. In Florida, liberal...
  • Lawmakers intervene in teacher licensing

    Lawmakers intervene in teacher licensing
    State lawmakers have intervened repeatedly in Illinois' teacher licensing process, going to bat in some cases for candidates who did not meet state requirements and applicants with criminal pasts as well as for relatives, donors and constituents, a...
  • Nancy Watrous, film archivist

     Nancy Watrous, film archivist
    Being executive director of Chicago Film Archives has its perks. Why, you could sit all day and watch the movies of Margaret Conneely (an amateur Chicago filmmaker who worked in the latter half of the 20th century). Not that Nancy Watrous has the time....
  • U.S. encourages Ukraine's Poroshenko, warns of further costs to Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday to pursue talks that could lead to a ceasefire with rebels and said Washington continued to pursue efforts to raise pressure on Russia, the White...
  • As military wife, she got chance to explore world

    Pat Hirons was born into a military family and married an Army man, so she spent her life on the move. But she used the constant change as an opportunity to explore the world around her, her daughter Michele Mathews said. The military careers gave...
  • Gobierno de EEUU recorta proyección de déficit fiscal para este año

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - La Casa Blanca disminuyó el viernes su previsión de déficit fiscal para este año en 66.000 millones de dólares a 583.000 millones de dólares, por el impulso que ha recibido la recuperación económica debido al avance del empleo. "El...
  • White House trims 2014 deficit projection to $583 billion

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House lowered its U.S. federal deficit forecast for the 2014 fiscal year by $66 billion to $583 billion on Friday on the basis of gathering economic momentum as evidenced by gains in hiring. "The deficit has been cut by...
  • House Appropriations chair: Obama border security request too high

    House Appropriations chair: Obama border security request too high
    The Obama administration's $3.7 billion request for emergency funds to bolster U.S. border security and deal with a massive influx of migrant children from Central America is too high and will be reduced, an influential Republican lawmaker said on Friday....