Posts Tagged ‘ panel ’

Bell council OKs property tax cuts after state audit shows it overcharged to cover pensions

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

BELL, Calif. –  The City Council, embroiled in a pay and pension scandal, unanimously voted Tuesday to lower property taxes after a state audit showed it overcharged residents to cover pension costs for exorbitantly paid staffers. In a meeting that lasted nearly nine hours, the council also gave control over the next municipal election to
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Phil Angelides’ Unusual Book Deal

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

Publishing Congress’ study of what caused the Great Recession, the FCIC’s chairman asks: “Why shouldn’t the taxpayers make some money?” By Ashley Lutz Browse Issues Browse the BusinessWeek Archive (Corrects first paragraph to make clear the deal has yet to be signed.) The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, which Phil
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Milk Formula That Caused Breast Growing In Babies Triggers Further Dairy Tests In China

Aug 14th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Pediatrics / Children’s Health Also Included In: Nutrition / Diet;  Endocrinology Article Date: 14 Aug 2010 – 8:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article After claims came in that a brand of infant formula caused breast growth in some babies, Chinese authorities
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Israel threatening to quit UN probe into flotilla (AP)

Aug 9th, 2010 | By worldnews

JERUSALEM – Israel threatened Monday to pull out of a U.N. inquiry into a deadly raid on a Turkish flotilla heading for Gaza, after the
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Jurors who convicted another former Illinois governor know what Blagojevich jury is facing

Aug 8th, 2010 | By usnews

CHICAGO They wanted a law book to help them understand the jury instructions, and wondered why the judge wouldn’t give it to them. Bunched together, with the restroom so close, they got to know each other intimately. And the nonsmokers groused when the others were allowed a cigarette break. As jurors in ousted Illinois Gov.
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Religion news in brief

Aug 6th, 2010 | By usnews

NEW YORK Plans for an Islamic community center and mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks moved forward as a city panel opened the way for developers to tear down a building that was struck by airplane debris during the attack. Even as the project’s backers celebrated the decision, a conservative advocacy
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BP: Now Come the Fines

Aug 6th, 2010 | By businessnews

The company could face as much as $17.6 billion in civil penalties for Gulf spill, though the actual amount is likely to be much lower By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Laurel Brubaker Calkins Browse Issues Browse the BusinessWeek Archive After months of technical setbacks, embattled BP (BP) in early
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Gay marriage before nation’s largest appeals court

Aug 5th, 2010 | By admin

The court is routinely rebuffed by the Supreme Court and federal lawmakers for striking down the Pledge of Allegiance, upholding California’s medical marijuana law and other decisions viewed as resting outside the mainstream. Legal experts such as Stanford University law professor Michael Wald said that Walker’s opinion was strongly worded, well-reasoned and could be difficult
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Epson unveils new Artisan all in one printers

Aug 5th, 2010 | By technologynews

Epson is well known in the printer world and makes some of the nicer printers. Epson also is well known for making some of the more expensive ink cartridges you can buy as well. Epson has announced a new all in one printer series called the Artisan that includes the Artisan 835
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Logitech Gaming Keyboard G510 offers customizable lighting and more

Aug 5th, 2010 | By technologynews

I have used Logitech keyboards exclusively for a long time because of the typing feel and features the peripherals tend to offer. I finally moved away from typing everything on my G15 to a Logitech Illuminated Keyboard for the thin and comfortable profile. If you are the 100% gaming keyboard type, Logitech
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