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  • Army Corps gives OK to plan for Palm Beach port 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:04 am
  • WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given its approval to a plan to deepen and widen the entrance channel to the Port of Palm Beach.

  • Official: Recovering drug addicts should speak up 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:20 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - The president's top adviser on drug policy urged those recovering from drug addiction to give hope to others by speaking out, saying that stigma and denial about substance abuse are obstacles to treatment.

  • Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:28 am
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - A new Congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry.

  • Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:52 am
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.

  • NSC backs disclosing software vulnerabilities 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 8:28 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Disclosing vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software is in the national interest and shouldn't be withheld from the public unless there is a clear national security or law enforcement need, President Barack Obama's National Security Council said Saturday.

  • Water worker fired after giving audit to newspaper 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:44 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - North Lee County Water Association's outside maintenance supervisor has been fired for what he says is retaliation for sharing a public document with a newspaper.

  • Feds: Idaho welfare funds were spent correctly 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 1:11 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - An official with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says an Idaho agency spent $2.5 million in leftover welfare funding correctly, contrary to the findings of a state audit.

  • Closer Look: Quinn's budget holds a few surprises 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 1:13 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Much of the focus of Gov. Pat Quinn's election-year budget address was on his proposal to make Illinois' temporary income tax permanent in order to avert cuts to education and other areas.

  • Pa. teen says typeface change could save millions 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:47 pm
  • PITTSBURGH - A teenager has published a study suggesting the federal government could save millions of dollars a year in printing costs by switching to a thinner typeface that uses less ink.

  • Quinn proposes reopening southern Illinois lockup 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 12:02 pm
  • MURPHYSBORO, Illinois - A southern Illinois juvenile prison closed for cost-cutting reasons less than two years ago may be reopened as an adult lockup for drunken driving offenders under Gov. Pat Quinn's budget blueprint.

  • Weidenbaum, adviser to 5 presidents, dead at 87 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:16 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - Murray Weidenbaum, a White House economic adviser who counseled five U.S. presidents before returning to academia, has died. He was 87.

  • UC survey reveals attitudes on campus diversity 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 5:04 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly one-quarter of University of California students, staff and faculty members say they have felt excluded, intimidated or on the receiving end of hostile or offensive behavior while at school or work, according to results from a survey released Wednesday. The survey represents the public college system's most comprehensive attempt to date to gauge the climate at its 10 campuses and major off-campus offices.