Texas GOP speaker drops re-election bid after secret tape
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' embattled GOP House speaker announced Tuesday that he won't seek re-election after a growing number of Republicans called for his resignation following the release of a secretly recorded conversation in which he sought help to oust members of his own caucus in 2020 and used foul language to disparage Democrats The decision by Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen comes less than…
A candidate withdraws bid for mayor's seat. He says others should do the same.
Marcus McNeal announced Wednesday morning that he would not be running for the open mayor position.
Mayoral bid under way
Mattoon, who announced his candidacy at the Common Council meeting on April 12, launched davidmattoon.com Mattoon and first-term incumbent Jacqueline M. Izzo are both Republicans. His platform is based on three concepts First is “attract the attractions.” Second, “lower taxes like Rome has never seen.” He added, “We have a target goal of cutting property taxes to 15-20 percent over four years.” Third is to “make…
Deed, bids top short agenda
Woodward County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at 10 a.m. in the courthouse On the agenda again is a warranty deed with the State of Oklahoma acting through the Department of Transportation for lots 15 through 28 inclusive of block 1 of Cline Park second addition to Woodward, which was tabled for more information on how the state wants to move forward with use of the land. The board previously approved the state purchasing the land. Commissioners will consider the tabulation of county…
Liquor licenses should go to highest bidder
As long as the state is in the business of issuing liquor licenses, it should do it in a fair and equitable manner that yields the maximum benefit to the
Elizabeth Warren offers the wrong ideas in bid for presidency
Warren has jumped in early with an enthusiasm for government interference in private enterprise that would almost certainly reverse the economic, employment and wage growth the country is finally e…
Park proposal follows top Redstone bid
Jeb Wallace-Brodeur / Staff Photo The stone entrance arch to the Redstone property in Montpelier that was recently put up for sale by the state. MONTPELIER – And the winning bid is… $1.1 million. The highest bid for the state-owned Redstone property came from Montpelier resident Alan Goldman. The residence — named for the red sandstone and brick materials used in its construction in 1891 — sits on 10.5 acres on Terrace Street, west of the State House. But the bid was far…
Day care, church offer top bids on schools
A new wellness program geared to employees of small businesses was unveiled for Hardin County on Friday morning at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Kenton. The Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation created Better You, Better Ohio to assist workers throughout the state in dealing with health issues and living healthy.
Why is SK mentioned as prime bidder of Asiana Airlines?
With the nation’s second-largest flagship carrier now up for sale, speculation is rampant as to who will acquire Asiana Airlines, with the unlikely candidate SK Group -- a telecommunications-to-chips giant that has no business experience in transportation -- emerging as a potential dark horse.The nation’s third-largest conglomerate has so far denied all rumors it is interested in acquiring the heavily indebted air ...
Top court denies bid for new sentencing hearing
LITTLE ROCK — A death row inmate will not get a new sentencing hearing for his conviction in a 1993 killing at a Little Rock laundry, as Arkansas' highest court rejected Thursday his argument that jurors didn't properly consider factors such as his troubled childhood In a 4-3 ruling, the state Supreme Court rejected the bid by Terrick Nooner to vacate his death sentence and send the case back to a lower court for resentencing. Nooner, 42, was convicted of killing Scot Stobaugh,…
Unusual lottery auction ends with top bid of $40,000
PORTAGE — Someone is betting $40,026 on the life of a 73-year-old lottery winner in Michigan. That was the highest bid Thursday in an online auction for a lottery prize that pays $1,000 a
In bid to survive, Victoria's Secret relaunching swimwear line
Victoria’s Secret is back in the swim.The L Brands lingerie chain relaunched its swimwear line on Monday with more than 300 selections in its
Greece: New Bid to Understand Prehistoric Engineering Feat
ATHENS (AP) — Archaeologists excavating a vast 3,300-year-old fortress northwest of Athens are hoping to shed light on one of the most impressive engineering feats …
A bunch of Michigan land is going to auction: How to bid
The auction also includes a couple of parcels in metro Detroit, in Oakland and Livingston counties.
Chico’s gives same answer to new Sycamore bid
Chico’s FAS is saying no to a lower version of a buyout offer made in May.
Hillary Clinton Rules Out 2020 Bid
“I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” Clinton said.
Rug auction closed, top bid $9,650
The last recorded bid was $9,650 when the auction closed on the Pinellas County Sheriff’s “doggone rug” Wednesday afternoon.
DeLeo re-elected as House speaker after bid for secret ballot rebuffed
BOSTON — For the sixth time, the Massachusetts House picked Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo, already the longest continuously serving speaker in
Where are the local bids? County website project sparks questions
Plans to redesign Olmsted County’s website sparked concerns about the lack of local bids Thursday.
CAROLINA BASKETBALL: SEC coaches believe USC should get bid
COLUMBIA -- South Carolina starts an important stretch of their season this week, needing a strong conference tournament to elevate itself into the bubble conversation before Selection Sunday.