The state's cost of living and glut of retirees are fueling the exodus as similarly expensive Washington, DC, becomes the top moving destination.
Hundreds of officers may join a sergeant in a lawsuit seeking pay for off-hours messages from bosses.
The Congressional Budget Office says new taxes and spending cuts bridge the divide but may hinder economic growth.
The Lone Star State's governor touts its low taxes and business-friendly nature, but California's still-bustling economy is making him beg.
There's been a rapid rise in the use of taxpayer money to help finance new and renovated sports venues. But do these projects make good financial sense for the communities involved?
The blue-chip index hits its highest level since October 2007. The S&P 500 also reaches a 5-year high. Employers add 157,000 jobs in January; November and December gains were better than thought. The unemployment rate ticks up to 7.9%.
Fears are starting to rise that the Fed's low-interest-rate policy could lead to more inflation or to markets that get too frothy. But Fed officials will say they need more evidence to change their policies.
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