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  • Blair Kerkhoff: Unions and courtrooms aren't needed to fix on-campus sports problems, colleges say

    ARLINGTON, Texas Final scores weren't the only way of measuring success at the just completed Final Four. The other game being played is determining who is and isn't benefiting from the hoops extravaganza. The NCAA certainly is. College sports'...
  • House GOP revives Paul Ryan's austere budget, Medicare cuts

    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will revive Rep. Paul Ryan's lightning-rod proposals to slash the federal safety net, beef up military spending and reduce taxes for the wealthy in a budget unveiled Tuesday -- an election-year calling card that Democrats...
  • Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say

    Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say
    MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Petersburg, in the direction of their country cottages surrounded by lakes and birch groves. Then the road's real limitations become...
  • New Broward policy aims to help the "hard to hire'

    A controversial "Workforce Investment Act'' that requires county contractors to consider hiring felons, dropouts, homeless and other "hard to hire'' people was passed Tuesday on a split vote by the Broward County Commission. Commissioners debated for...
  • States feel loss of jobless aid

    WASHINGTON Despite bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate for reinstating emergency aid for the long-term unemployed, prospects remain dim in the Republican-controlled House. Meanwhile, the toll of the expired extended benefits on states is mounting. As...
  • 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...
  • Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' to return to Minnesota to face charges

    Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' to return to Minnesota to face charges
    The "Lord" and "Lady" are done running. After being deported from the Bahamas and jailed in Broward County, "Scottish aristocrats" Andrea and Colin Chisholm III decided to return to Minnesota to face welfare fraud charges. Waiting for them there is a...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...