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  • Pro ports privatization group accused of campaign finance violation

    A group that produced robocalls promoting the now-sunk port privatization efforts was accused of campaign finance violations by a watchdog group in Washington for election-season TV ads in Ohio. Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington, or...
  • Moms Gather to Protest Student Assault by Bus Employee

    Moms Gather to Protest Student Assault by Bus Employee
    After FOX 17 obtained a video shot on a bus showing an employee of the transit company assaulting a student, mothers gathered in protest outside Galesburg-Augusta Elementary, while cars drove by honking in support. Andrea Jeanette brought her 4-year-...
  • Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks

    Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks
    Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is pushing a new initiative aimed at improving the city's parks through public-private partnerships. Budgets are tight, but the mayor wants to see that the parks are maintained and generating revenue. A partnership between...
  • False report: port trade pub retracts article that says privatization decision shelved

    False report: port trade pub retracts article that says privatization decision shelved
    A UK-based port trade publication posted and then pulled an article Thursday that said the Virginia Port Authority board had decided to shelve privatization plans, several days before a scheduled vote on that issue. "Despite having received multi-...
  • Senator Urges Federal Probe Into Abuse, Neglect Of Developmentally Disabled

    Senator Urges Federal Probe Into Abuse, Neglect Of Developmentally Disabled
    U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is calling for a nationwide investigation into the "alarming number of deaths and cases of abuse" of developmentally disabled individuals at government-financed residential facilities. Murphy sent a letter to the inspector general...
  • John Callahan, Mayor of Bethlehem

    John Callahan, Mayor of Bethlehem
    The Lehigh Valley is the fastest-growing region in Pennsylvania. We are a day's drive from one-third of the population of the United States. The ease of access to large markets, combined with a lower cost of living, affordable real estate, lower taxes and...
  • Mayo: FAU stadium deal with prison company GEO Group is ripe for ridicule

    Mayo: FAU stadium deal with prison company GEO Group is ripe for ridicule
    My first reaction when I heard Boca Raton-based GEO Group was paying $6 million for stadium naming rights to Florida Atlantic University: A prison company sponsoring a college football stadium? Wouldn’t the University of Miami Hurricanes be a better...
  • Mystery swirls around ports privatization robocalls

    Two pro-port privatization robocalls are floating around, and it's unclear who's behind them. We broke the story in this morning's Daily Press about a call that blasts Virginia International Terminals' outgoing CEO Joe Dorto for his high salary and...
  • CTA: Companies 'enthusiastic' about partnership for Red, Purple Line projects

    CTA: Companies 'enthusiastic' about partnership for Red, Purple Line projects
    The CTA is receiving strong and enthusiastic feedback from the private sector about investing in two mega-projects along the Red and Purple lines that the transit agency could not afford to undertake on its own for many years, CTA President Forrest...
  • After victory, reality

     After victory, reality
    The elections did little to wipe away the deep challenges and frictions facing the nation, and if there was a morning-after metaphor that crystallized that reality it might have been this: Chicago awoke Wednesday to a pair of economic jolts, one...
  • UC Davis Students Pepper Sprayed on Campus Reach $1 Million Settlement

    UC Davis Students Pepper Sprayed on Campus Reach $1 Million Settlement
    Students who filed a lawsuit against the University of California announced that they have reached a settlement that will avoid a trial.  The settlement filed in Federal Court today will cost the university a $1 million. Twenty-one students joined in...
  • Mailbag: League of Women Voters opposes V

    The League of Women Voters Orange Coast opposes the proposed Costa Mesa charter, known as Measure V on the Nov. 6 ballot. First, the process that created the proposed charter was deeply flawed. A broad, diverse spectrum of individuals and community...