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Rauner speaks out against limits on ride-sharing industry
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday urged Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would provide oversight of the largely unregulated industry of ride-sharing, including requiring drivers of companies such as Uber to have commercial insurance and possibly a chauffeur's license.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Beyonce, Jay-Z to share "On the Run" tour via HBO
Beyonce and Jay-Z have signed a deal with HBO to share their uber-successful "On the Run" tour with fans at home.
The New York Observer
'Ray Donovan' 2 -2 Recap: 'Uber Ray'
Last Sunday Ray went walking into Lucy's shirtless, baseball bat in hand, ready to do some damage to the thugs and bring Mickey back to the FBI.
The Daily Caller
Government Agency That Wants To Commandeer The Internet Just Had Their Website Crash - Twice
The Federal Communications Commission has already been twice unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court in previous attempts to impose network neutrality.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Engineer faces District 64 incumbent
Because of her late start, Steinberg faces a fundraising disadvantage. She has about per year, more for the House speaker, and serve two-year terms limited to a total of eight consecutive years.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Reflecting on New York RNC Arrest
Two years from now, when the GOP faithful convene in Cleveland for their national convention, protests will surely accompany the festivities.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Them's The Brakes
That's one reason he has championed rewriting city rules to legalize the operations of Airbnb .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Riding high: Pittsburghers can gain from car service competition
The ride-share services Lyft and Uber have been taking customers all over Allegheny County for several months now, giving rise to an activity that previously was impossible in the local transportation market: comparison shopping.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Defenders: How safe is UberX?
The company that puts everyday people in the driver's seat is dealing with a controversy that could affect your safety.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Uber maps a route into the suburbs
Michael Zhadanovsky, an incoming senior at Fort Lee High School, uses the Uber app on his phone to get a ride home from school.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Why We Should Show Immigrant Children Kindness And Respect
No matter what their eventual fate whether it is in the US or to be returned home that is up to the congress and the President to work it out.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
In Brief - July 10, 2014
Ashley Nickels joins CHR WRQX /Washington, D.C. for nights. Nickels heads eastward from Sacramento, where she most recently handled nights at CHR KDND .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Lisa Kudrow, 50, looks radiant as she discusses the return of her...
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Shahs Of Sunset star Golnesa 'GG' Gharachedaghi shows off...
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Uber rideshare service arrives in Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, SC It's official: Uber has arrived in Myrtle Beach. The popular smartphone-based transportation company hit the streets of Myrtle Beach at noon on Thursday, according to the Uber.com blog .
Charleston City Paper
Uber launches ride-sharing service in Charleston
The wildly-popular ride-sharing app Uber lands in Charleston and three other South Carolina cities today, and for a few days only, your first few rides using the ad hoc taxi service can be free.
The Washington Post
Sen. Ron Wyden: Uber should be as unfettered as Facebook
Back in 1996, then-Reps. Ron Wyden and Christopher Cox added 26 words to the Communications Decency Act that have, in the 18 years that followed, perhaps done more than any other law to shape how the Internet has evolved in the United States.
TaskRabbit pivots, launches on-demand service for cleaning, handiwork, moving, & errands
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/10/taskrabbit-pivots-launches-on-demand-service-for-cleaning-handiwork-moving-errands/ TaskRabbit just killed off its famous task bidding system for an new model: instantly bookable services in four of its most popular categories.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Two-pronged attack: Fontana's plan is the right way to free Lyft and Uber
State Sen. Wayne Fontana, who wants Pennsylvania consumers to have the transportation choices they've been demanding, has a two-part remedy for the standoff between state regulators and the Lyft and Uber ride-sharing services.
Zuckerberg's immigration push hits brick wall
But not even Silicon Valley could make this investment - and the Facebook founder's first foray into national politics - pay off.