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ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Voters in Los Angeles went to the polls on Tuesday to choose a new mayor in an election between two liberal Democrats seeking to lead America's second-largest city as it faces an increasingly gloomy financial outlook. City...
Tags: Elections, Carmen Trutanich, Local Elections, Government, Polls
The Charlotte ObserverWhen voters elect a new Charlotte mayor this fall, they will be handing him or her a long list of tough questions to confront. How do you build consensus in an increasingly diverse community that tends to segregate by race and income? How do you...
Wendy Greuel's resume is dotted with the political accomplishments of a politician on the rise. But there was an unconventional detour: her stint as an executive at DreamWorks SKG, working alongside Hollywood titans Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg...
Since "Nixon in China," the 1987 masterwork by John Adams that launched what some wag described as a new genre labeled "CNN Opera," contemporary events have been fairer game than ever for composers and librettists. The list of newsy operas, which...
•Multiple White House claims about Washington's handling of the murderous raid in Benghazi stand exposed as false. •Internal Revenue Service officials admit a worse-by-the-day scandal that appalls fair-minded Americans. •The U.S....
Tags: Elections, White House, Lawyers, Benghazi, Judges
"A new tower rises above the New York skyline, al-Qaida is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden is dead." —President Barack Obama to the Democratic National Convention, Sept. 6, 2012. Five nights after that speech, scores of attackers...
The Charlotte ObserverCharlotte-Mecklenburg police have "strengthened and tweaked" their security surrounding Food Lion Speed Street, the NASCAR-themed festival, following bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed three and left dozens injured. An estimated 300,000...
St. Joseph News-Press, Mo.In the basement of the local Carnegie Public Library, Avis Parman walks toward shelves and randomly pulls out a thick scrapbook of newspaper clippings of events in Albany, Mo., during 1984.She casually leafs through the plastic-covered articles from the...
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Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...
Tags: Music Industry, Elections, Executive Branch, NAACP, Timonium
Mike Gray, an author, activist and documentarian who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The China Syndrome," the provocative 1979 film about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewGloria McDermott Hickton spoke about equality and lived by that tenet. The mother of five tried to make life better for those around her, especially women, those who knew her said. One of the first members of the Pittsburgh chapter of the National...
Tags: Real Estate, Pittsburgh, Lebanon, Feminism
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- President Obama will nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as the new secretary of Transportation on Monday, a White House official said. If confirmed, Foxx would take charge of a department that has been in the spotlight of late...
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