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  • Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' nabbed at Port Everglades

    Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' nabbed at Port Everglades
    UPDATE: During a Thursday morning extradition hearing, Colin and Andrea Chisholm agreed to voluntarily return to Minnesota to face fraud charges. The couple signed paperwork and told Broward County Court Judge John "Jay" Hurley they are willing to be...
  • Commentary: Does a cashless society mean less crime?

    We're buying more stuff with keystrokes and plastic instead of cash these days. Now comes evidence that our cash-light ways may be foiling crime. Researchers at the University of Missouri-St. Louis looked at what happened when Missouri switched from...
  • Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?

    Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?
    My Sunday column comparing private philanthropy and government social programs has revived the old debate over who is more charitably inclined, conservatives or liberals? Skipping to the last page of the story first, the answer is neither: As two MIT...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Labor turmoil in college athletics

    WASHINGTON Bob was a dirt poor kid from Pensacola, Fla., when he won a scholarship for football at a Division One school in Mississippi. He had grown up in the kind of poverty most of us can hardly imagine and the scholarship was a Godsend the only way he...
  • Ron Beitler: Lower Macungie should not join Hamilton Crossings tax financing plan

    Lower Macungie Township has been asked to forfeit future tax dollars and provide other monetary favors to help finance the planned Hamilton Crossings strip center. Under tax increment financing, property tax revenues would be used over 20 years to pay...
  • Time for corporations to pay living wage

    Every time an increase in the minimum wage is requested, there's an outcry that the sky will fall. However, it's really not an increase — it is an adjustment to keep up with rising prices. The ones hurt the most when prices go up are the poor and...
  • Another round of food stamp cuts in states

    WASHINGTON A fresh round of food stamp cuts at the state level are underway, on top of federal food stamp reductions that hit millions of Americans twice since November. In some states, policymakers have imposed additional cuts that jeopardize benefits...
  • The real face of poverty

    "We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work." -- Rep. Paul Ryan "You're facilitating the problem if...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 07

    Safer neighborhoods I am a parent raising a young child on the South Side of Chicago. Every day I am afraid to go outside my home due to high crime and violence rates. Sometimes I'm even afraid in my home. Our young children are getting murdered,...
  • Candidates trade jabs in fight for Orlando council seat

    Candidates trade jabs in fight for Orlando council seat
    Voters in west Orlando go to the polls Tuesday, and one thing is sure: They'll get a new city commissioner for the first time in 16 years. Daisy Lynum, who has represented City Council District 5 since 1998, is retiring, and there's a pitched battle for...
  • Police: James City Social Services reports $29,000 welfare fraud

    — Police are investigating a report of fraud for more than $29,000 worth of welfare benefits paid out to an individual over a nearly three-year period. Stephanie Williams-Ortery with James City Police said on April 1 the fraud coordinator with...
  • Missed budget deadline wouldn't mean shutdown

    Missed budget deadline wouldn't mean shutdown
    No one knows for sure, but the betting is that if Virginia misses its July 1 budget deadline, state prison doors will remain firmly locked, State Police cruisers will keep patrolling the roads and the checks that keep school systems functions will still...