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States seek private financial help to fix social problems

Programs involve the government teaming up with a private intermediary that develops the project, identifies effective programs already being utilized and raises the capital from philanthropic-minded investors.

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Art gallery showcases second chances

Thirteen local contemporary artists worked with 13 people who have turned their lives around to create pieces for this gallery fundraiser.

Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle leaves the Federal Courthouse in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 following a hearing on child-pornography charges. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ex-Subway pitchman Fogle seeks shorter prison sentence

Fogle admitted that he paid for sex at New York City hotels with girls who were 16 or 17 years old and that he had received some child pornography produced by the one-time head of his anti-obesity charity, Russell Taylor

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gets in his car after a campaign event in Bedford, N.H. New Jersey taxpayers have spent more than $10 million for legal services for Christie's administration in the George Washington Bridge lane closure case still pending against two former Christie allies. The updated total became known late Friday, Feb. 19 after the state released details for the first time on the more than $2 million paid over the past two years to a firm that's also owed money by the Republican governor's 2013 re-election campaign. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Taxpayers’ bill reaches $10M for Christie’s bridge case fees

The updated total became known late Friday after the state released details for the first time on the more than $2 million paid over the past two years to a firm that’s also owed money by the Republican governor’s 2013 re-election campaign.

In this photo taken Feb. 11, 2016, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, talks with Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Next month, GOP House members in a crescent from Texas to North Carolina to Illinois face the first congressional primaries in this incumbent-bashing, anti-establishment year of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. Most are expected to survive. But political operatives say a few are in contests worth watching for possible upsets,  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

First House GOP primaries will test anti-incumbent mood

Next month, GOP House members in a crescent curving from Texas to Illinois face the first congressional primaries in this incumbent-bashing, anti-establishment season of billionaire Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, the leading Republican presidential contenders.

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Komets topple Toledo 5-2

The Komets returned home from a four game road trip to a 5-2 win over the Toledo Walleye on Friday.