Archive for February, 2009

Bill could mean cuts to state legislators’ salaries

TALLAHASSEE — Over the past few years, the Florida Legislature has sliced billions from the state’s budget, with education, health care and public safety all taking big hits. (12 secs ago)

Brightening the lives of others earns woman top honors | By Kathryn Dailey Loveland Reporter-Herald

In the early 90s, Judith Aranow’s mother encouraged her to get involved at her local hospital and look for ways to help brighten the lives of those there. (32 secs ago)

Sensex snaps 2-day fall, rises 81 points

Stocks rose, with the Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensitive Index snapping a two-day 2.4 per cent drop. Infosys Technologies led software exporters higher after assurances on the health of US banks, which are among their biggest customers. (51 secs ago)

Only one way for U.S. taxes to go – up

For a half-century, federal taxes have remained fairly constant relative to the size of the U.S. economy equal to about 18 percent of gross domestic product. But the 18 percent era has to end soon. (1 min ago)

Laundry outside flat ‘is fly-tipping’!

A MUM from Elm Park has been warned not to hang out her laundry – because it is seen as fly-tipping. (4 mins to go)

Legislature committee to meet Tuesday in Olean

OLEAN–The Cattaraugus County Legislature’s Human Services Committee will meet at 3 p. m. Tuesday in the second-floor conference room in the County Building at Leo Moss Drive. (4 mins to go)

Cfisd Briefs

Panteras successful at January Jubilee The Cypress Springs High School drill team, the Panteras, kicked off their competition season by winning eight awards at the Friendswood High School January Jubilee on Saturday, Jan. 17. (3 mins to go)

Rao leaving CMU for Virginia university

Central Michigan University President Michael Rao has been named the fifth president of Virginia’s largest state-affiliated university, and resigned from his position at CMU. (2 mins to go)

Hitting the

Have people ever complimented you on your homemade salad dressing, barbeque sauce, marinara or old family recipe and suggested you bottle it? Maybe the possibility is not as far fetched as you think. (4 mins to go)

Man dies from injuries in home invasion

In what police are calling a ridiculous crime, a 93-year-old Chicago Heights man lost his life over a wallet and a videocassette recorder. (4 mins to go)