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Dynamic Scoring Forum: California’s Dynamic Revenue Estimating Experience

This is one of a series of TaxVox guest blogs discussing dynamic scoring. California was one of the first states in the nation to undertake dynamic revenue estimation of tax proposals.  In 1994, governor Pete Wilson (R) signed Senate...Show More Summary

Pittsburgh’s Police Chief—the #EndWhiteSilence Twitpic Cop—Isn’t What He’s Cracked Up to Be

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay was praised across the nation when he was photographed on New Year’s Eve holding a sign that said, “I resolve to challenge racism @ work #EndWhiteSilence.” It provided stark contrast to the incompetence...Show More Summary

Play Him or Redshirt Him: Decisions for Top 50 Signees in Class of 2015

The faxes are in. The ink is dry. College football’s 2015 recruiting cycle is over. With players across the nation signed to national letters of intent and committed to their programs of choice, recruiting followers have moved on to 2016. But for college football coaches and fans of on-the-field action, the fun is just getting started. Show More Summary

McCullum patched up after Johnson blow

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A nation held its breath for a moment when Brendon McCullum was struck on the arm by Mitchell Johnson at Eden Park, but the prognosis for the New Zealand captain is positive with no initial signs of serious injury

Muslim girl sings ‘Star Spangled Banner’ as Oklahoma anti-Islamic protesters scream insults

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A rally by hundreds of American Muslims at the Oklahoma Capitol on Friday to promote religious tolerance was interrupted by anti-Islamic protesters holding signs proclaiming the United States a Christian nation. While an American Muslim girl sang the “Star Spangled Banner” inside the...

22 million reasons black America doesn’t trust banks

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

“This bank is just what the freedmen need,” remarked President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1865, as he signed the Freedman’s Bank Act, authorizing the organization of a national bank for recently emancipated black Americans. A little more than a month later he was killed, making the Freedman’s Bank...

U.S. pending home sales hit one-and-a-half-year high in January

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes rose to their highest level in 1-1/2 years in January, a hopeful sign that the sluggish housing recovery may be gaining speed. The National Association of Realtors said its pending home sales index rose 1.7 percent last month, a gain that more than reversed a December slide. Show More Summary

Cyprus to allow Russian navy ships to use ports

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades signed an agreement on Wednesday that will allow Russian navy ships regular access to ports on the Mediterranean island nation. The move comes as ties between Russia and the West have soured over the Ukraine conflict. Putin told journalists that the ships that will dock […]

Video Premiere: 'Bashed Out' by This Is The Kit

New video by an act who are signed to Aaron from The National's label. For fans of Laura Marling, Daughter, Sharon Van Etten...

Norway's Jernbaneverket and Condotte sign $158m contract for Follo Line Project

The Norwegian National Rail Administration (Jernbaneverket) has signed a NKr1.2bn ($158.37m) EPC contract with Società Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua (Condotte) for the Follo Line Project in the country.

Sportscaster Call Out Racists at High School Game

When students at a North Texas high school held up signs reading "White Power" during a basketball game against a more racially diverse rival last week, the story hit the national news. The reaction was one of near universal condemnation...Show More Summary

College Football's 10 Burning Offseason Recruiting Questions

A long road lies between now and next national signing day. It's an unpredictable path that could ultimately determine the success of prospects and college programs for years to come. Every recruiting cycle features unforeseen twists and turns, reshaping our expectations along the way. Show More Summary

As Wisconsin goes, so goes the nation? Let's hope not

When Gov. Scott Walker signs the “right-to-work” bill moving through the Wisconsin state legislature, it will feel something like a tipping point. Wisconsin will become the 25th state to adopt such anti-union measures, which will mean that half the states will have barred...

GOP Candidates Pledge To Abolish Marriage Equality In D.C.

Texas Governor Rick Perry has joined the other two top-tier Republican presidential candidates, Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann, in signing the National Organization for Marriage's...Show More Summary

GOP Lawmakers Clash Over Shutdown

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A tense debate broke out during a closed-door meeting of Senate Republicans on Tuesday, a sign of the serious hurdles GOP leaders face ahead of a critical funding deadline for the nation’s chief domestic anti-terrorism agency.

10 College Football Predictions for 2015 Spring Practice

College football teams are gearing up for spring camp, which means we've almost reached the second major tentpole of the offseason (the first being national signing day). It's hard to make predictions for spring workouts, since so much of what happens is internal and therefore not reported to the public. Show More Summary

Shane Buechele Commits to Texas: How 4-Star QB Fits Charlie Strong's Scheme

The quarterback problems appear to be over for the Texas Longhorns. Nineteen days after national signing day, the Longhorns have a 4-star commitment at the position. Shane Buechele announced via Twitter Monday evening that he has verbally committed to Texas, becoming the Longhorns fourth pledge of the 2016 class. Show More Summary

Obama WH Cheers Brave Libyan Bishop Who Won’t Flee ISIS – But Won’t Send Him Help

ISIS released a new video earlier this month– The video was titled… “Message Signed in Blood to the Nation of the Cross” is from the Islamic State’s Al Hayat Media. In the video ISIS slaughters 21 Christian Copts in Libya. … Continue reading ?

Asier Illarramendi Has Missed His Big Chance to Become Real Madrid Regular

The summer of 2013 saw Real Madrid change tack somewhat in the transfer market, bringing in Spanish starlets Isco and Asier Illarramendi, as well as Dani Carvajal, as they looked to secure their future by signing the best national team...Show More Summary

Pan-European Rail Travel Startup Loco2 Adds Italy’s Trenitalia

No one is going to take an Uber from London to Naples. And, fortunately, they don’t have to. U.K.-based pan-European train travel startup Loco2 has integrated its sixth European rail booking system, signing up the Italian national rail operator Trenitalia. Read More

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