Phil Mickelson excited about U.S. Ryder Cup future

...about the lack of a communication between U.S. captain Tom Watson and the team.Mickelson is part of a Ryder Cup task force geared toward creating a model. It already has met once.Would this have occurred had Mickelson not spoken up after...

Highway robbery

...investigations.His changes also do nothing to protect innocent Americans from abuses by the feds themselves or from joint "task force"-style operations.And that's an absolute travesty. The government never should be able to take property...

South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

...absolutely enormous. We wanted to give them time to work," said Lucas, R-Darlington.The court mandated that legislators and school officials work together on a comprehensive solution, and the task force allows for that dialogue, he said.

Bad health care news for school workers

...population on Medicaid; and more money for new medical residency slots in primary care.It also includes forming a task force to figure out how to compensate for the state's hospitals eventually losing $390 million in federal funding for uncompensated...

Mayor attending conference of mayors in Washington, D.C.

...accepted President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge and he'll participate in a My Brother's Keeper task force update at the conference today."MBK" communities develop a "cradle-to-career" strategy to ensure youngpeople...

Group pushing SC school reform

...21st century."Lucas is assembling the task force, which will include a handful of lawmakers...handful of legislators will also be on the task force.The five representatives from the court...said he would be serving on the new task force.

Busy session for Georgia Legislature begins Monday

...and their displeasure at facing an additional burden.CHILD-PROTECTION: Deal is sponsoring reforms coming from a task force he appointed after a series of news reports of children dying while their families have had some contact with state...

Delegation to Cuba hopefully will spur further action on Guantanamo

...Peace.I previously visited Cuba when I was assigned as a defense attorney representing a detainee held at the Joint Task Force Detention Facility there. My planned return brings back sad thoughts of my former client, who has been detained there...

Inspection condemns four motels, part of another

...four motels shut down completely. A task force shut down four Augusta motels and...Sheriff's Lt. Lewis Blanchard said.The task force of 16 started at Economy Inn and...thrown on the floor. That showed the task force that the motel was reusing comforters...

Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

...contain a boost in education spending to total over $1 billion more since the last budget year. And he's appointing a task force of teachers, parents and politicians to find ways to update the state's 30-year-old formula for doling it out...