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  • Inmigración podría propiciar enfrentamiento sobre presupuesto de Estados Unidos

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Los conservadores del Congreso de Estados Unidos que se oponen a las políticas de inmigración del presidente Barack Obama han amenazado con unir el tema a un proyecto de ley de presupuesto, lo que podría producir un enfrentamiento...
  • Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case

    Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case
    Lawyers for two couples fighting to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to decide the issue once and for all. In a filing that continued a recent batch of filings in the case, lawyers representing a gay...
  • We all make history, positively, says advocate for area's past

    About halfway through her 30-year tenure as a guardian of Central Florida's history, Sara Van Arsdel thought her dreams might go up in smoke, literally. "It was one of the worst days of my life," she remembers of that hot Monday in July 1999 when a...
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.   ...
  • Student recognized for whirlwind achievement

    Student recognized for whirlwind achievement
    La Cañada High School senior Alice Zhai received special recognition Tuesday from the La Cañada Unified Governing Board for a science project on hurricanes that was published in an international journal and earned her a $50,000 scholarship from the...
  • Blotter: Car scratched during Wiz Khalifa concert in Tinley Park

    Blotter: Car scratched during Wiz Khalifa concert in Tinley Park
    The following items were taken Tinley Park from police reports: A 35-year-old Orland Park man was charged with battery after pushing and punching a 39-year-old man who accidentally spilled beer during the Mötley Crüe concert at the First Midwest Bank...
  • Florida firm plans big, low cost, medical marijuana grow operation

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida company plans to build what it believes will be the biggest medical marijuana factory in the country, hoping the economy of scale will lower the cost of the drug which is not covered by insurance. GrowHealthy LLC...
  • Access Health CT Picks Interim Chief From Within

    Access Health CT Picks Interim Chief From Within
    HARTFORD — James Wadleigh, chief information officer for Access Health CT, was the unanimous choice Wednesday to lead the organization at least through November. Access Health CT, the state health insurance exchange implementing the Affordable Care...
  • Auto sales surge, but buyers may have loans longer than the cars

    WASHINGTON U.S. automobile sales are sizzling in part because Americans increasingly are taking out longer and longer loans to purchase used and new vehicles. That U.S. consumers are unleashing pent-up demand after holding off on buying new cars is...
  • Dillon learns as he goes as Cup rookie

    The Sports Xchange Dillon learns as he goes as Cup rookie By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Whether or not he makes the Chase, whether or not he wins Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors, 2014 has...
  • Obama needs no more 'red lines'

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, in his determination to get American foreign policy off what he has called "a perpetual war footing," must take care now not to box himself in with any more comments about "red lines" that restrict his options. As he...