Allen: 'balanced budget first step toward fiscal responsibility'

...budget in fewer than 10 years through "meaningful" spending cuts "promotes greater economic opportunity for hardworking Americans...which the Senate endorsed in a similar measure Friday, would cut $5.5 trillion in government spending, mostly through reductions...

Final Cut store reopening in Augusta

Closed for about a month, the Final Cut outlet store will return in a former furniture...Washington and Furys Ferry roads.Final Cut has leased about 21,000 square feet of...Outfitters, Free People and BHLDN.Final Cut originally opened last June next to the...

Notre Dame rolls past Wichita State and into Elite Eight

...over the final 20 minutes, overwhelming the seventh-seeded Shockers (30-5) with a barrage of 3-pointers and expert cuts to the basket.The 38-18 burst that turned a tight game into something else entirely came after Wichita State took its first...

Smallbiz Small Talk: Bosses can't get even when staffers gripe on social media

...Owners also can't resort to other disciplinary measures, Perlowski says. That rules out suspensions, reprimands, pay cuts and promotion denials.... AND WHAT'S NOTThe NLRB will uphold firings based on posts that damage a company, disparage its...

Jimmy Walker feeling 'good mojo' at Texas Open

...managed to survive for the weekend as the cut dropped a stroke in the afternoon to 6 over...and Furyk kept a streak of consecutive cuts made, now at 33. Steve Stricker, not...Marc Warren and Harris English made the cut in their bids to earn Masters spots by getting...

Top-ranked Wildcats drub Mountaineers by 39 in Sweet 16

...The tournament's top seed and an overwhelming favorite to cut down the nets in April in Indianapolis, Kentucky (37-0...as points (18) and there was no hint they would be able to cut into Kentucky's lead. The Wildcats, seeking to become the...

Gonzaga runs away from UCLA in second half

...throws.Powell finally ended the field goal drought when he drove into the lane and his layup mercifully fell through the net to cut the lead to 16-12 about eight minutes before halftime. The Bulldogs scored a few seconds later on a jump shot by Karnowski...

Baylor women back in Elite Eight after victory over Iowa

...stormed back with an 11-0 run after a timeout. Logic capped the run with a remarkable spin move and layup in the lane to cut the Lady Bears' lead to 36-34.Just when it appeared the Hawkeyes were about to tie the game for the first time since the...

Good 'Deal' for bad schools

...regulations ? will increase local school autonomy and flexibility, not undermine it. With district-level administrative fiefdoms cut out, school principals will have more power over budgets and personnel while teachers will have greater control over classrooms...

Michigan State eliminates Oklahoma to reach Elite Eight

...weekend.Oklahoma, however, couldn't maintain the pace and allowed the Spartans back into the game. Valentine missed six of his first seven attempts before hitting a 3-point basket with 2:36 left to cut the Sooners lead to 31-27.