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Trickle-down economics isn't working - Pantagraph
For 40 years, we have rolled back legislation allowing the 1 percenters to become the 1 percent. This was done in the belief that trickle-down economics would allow the capitalists of our society to amass the wealth which would allow them to create ...
Scientists locate shipwreck in San Francisco Bay - Pantagraph
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal ocean scientists have found the wreckage of a steamship that sunk in San Francisco Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed 16 people. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's James Delgado says the sinking of the ...
SKorean city full of grief prepares for more - Pantagraph
CLINTON — Attorneys will decide if the Clinton City Council can delay the hiring of a management firm approved by the Dr. John Warner Hospital… LINCOLN — Illinois State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of an armed man inside a Lincoln bar ...
FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal - Pantagraph
FC Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez, from Chile, left, duels for the ball against Athletic Bilbao's Iker Muniain during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Hoylake to have Open's 1st horseshoe grandstand - Pantagraph
The British Open Golf trophy the "Claret Jug" is displayed by the clubhouse at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club before the British Open golf championships, Hoylake, England, Wednesday, April 22, 2014. The tournament begins on Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo ...
Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film - Pantagraph
AL-EIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — An American director's short film about an Israeli army raid in a Palestinian refugee camp ends with a surprise — literally involving a rabbit, though not one pulled from a hat. The story told in "The Warren" is ...
SKorea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher - Pantagraph
Emergency workers carry the bodies of passengers aboard the Sewol ferry which sank in the water off the southern coast, upon their arrival at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. As divers continue to search the interior of the sunken ...
Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs - Pantagraph
A relative of one of the Nepalese climbers killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cries during the funeral ceremony in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 21, 2014. Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest ...
Wizards beat Bulls in OT to take 2-0 lead - Pantagraph
CHICAGO — Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round NBA playoff series ...
Winter draws on city reserves, budget may too - Pantagraph
BLOOMINGTON – The city expects to dip into its emergency reserve fund to cover about $1 million in unbudgeted costs due to the harsh winter, and those reserves could be further depleted without increased revenues or additional cuts to the city’s fiscal ...