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  • Newton: Getting L.A. growing again

    Newton: Getting L.A. growing again
    There is no more consistent refrain among elected officials and candidates these days than that they will do everything they can to create jobs. It's a worthy goal given the sluggish state of the economy, and it's particularly crucial in California, which...
  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • Company sues after losing O'Hare concessions contract

    Company sues after losing O'Hare concessions contract
    The company that lost the concession contract at O'Hare International Airport's international terminal sued today, arguing the new firm will shortchange the city by tens of millions of dollars and was picked through a bidding process that violated state...
  • Your Right to Know: Highlights of Daily Press investigative efforts in 2011

    Your Right to Know: Highlights of Daily Press investigative efforts in 2011
    A detailed investigation of more than 500 employee credit cards issued by the city of Newport News. A look at how workers were exposed to asbestos — a cancer-causing material — at Dominion's nuclear power plant in Surry. A story about...
  • New gift rules would benefit legislators dating lobbyists

     
    State legislators in dating “relationships’’ with lobbyists would not have to limit or disclose dinners, concert tickets and other gifts they accept from their partner under one of several controversial proposals being considered by...
  • Lancaster approves police surveillance by plane

     
    Lancaster city officials have unanimously approved a measure that would allow police to use a plane affixed with high-tech optical equipment to record the movements of people on the ground. The aerial surveillance program, slated to begin by next May,.......
  • L.A. council votes to exempt mutual fund firms from business tax

     
    The L.A. City Council took more steps to chip away at the city's business tax, voting to exempt mutual fund firms. The council also asked for an ordinance to be drafted that would extend the three-year tax break offered to new businesses after it...
  • Occupy London protesters get eviction notice

     
    Occupy London: Officials on Wednesday pinned eviction notices to tents of the Occupy London protesters camped outside London’s landmark St. Paul’s Cathedral....
  • L.A. offers Occupy protesters office space, farm to close camp

     
    Occupy L.A. protesters said Los Angeles officials have offered them office space and farmland to end their encampment at City Hall. The proposals eceived with a mix of excitement, anger and disbelief among protesters, many of whom did not know......
  • Occupy L.A. walks out of meeting with city after eviction threat

     
    Occupy L.A. protesters walked out of a meeting with city officials Wednesday after the officials announced plans to evict the protesters sometime next week, according to several protesters in the meeting....
  • Occupy L.A. speaks -- and says protesters aren't leaving

     
    In their first official statement to the city, Occupy L.A. protesters rejected an alleged city proposal offering work space and land away from City Hall –- and vowed to stay camped out on the building's lawn until their grievances are addressed....
  • Mayor's office says Occupy L.A. encampment will end next week

     
    An aide to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa office confirmed that Occupy LA protesters will have to leave their City Hall encampment by next week, saying the city wants to begin repairing the 1.7-acre park....