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Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Caņada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85. A...
UPDATED with information from BSO The first details of the new Broward County sheriff's budget have emerged: He's asking for a $93.7 million increase in spending, or 14 percent more than was approved last year. To put the number into context, it's...
SAN FRANCISCO — It's a trend many public employees can relate to: Health insurance premiums climb year after year, while at the bargaining table workers have agreed to kick in more for pensions, take salary cuts and sign on to furlough days. But...
READER SUBMITTED: WFSB-TV Anchor Denise D'Ascenzo Urges Quinnipiac Graduates To Be Brave And Face FearsHamdenBe brave and face your fears. That was part of the advice offered to Quinnipiac University graduates by Denise D'Ascenzo, weekday anchor of WFSB-TV, Channel 3's 5:30 and 6 p.m. newscasts. D'Ascenzo gave the keynote address at the 2013 Graduate...
One of the more enjoyable aspects of my public career was an excellent relationship with public safety unions. Law enforcement, fire and EMT groups were supportive of my races for the state legislature, Congress and governor. Although not unheard of,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgOne thing Ed Grimes hates about his current work schedule is trying to explain it to others. “It’s confusing,” he said. Since being laid off in 2009 after nearly four decades at Hagerstown’s Noland Company, the 61-year-old...
South Bend TribunePLYMOUTH -- Indiana Department of Child Services officials report that they found inadequate staffing levels for children at the psychiatric facility Michiana Behavioral Health on March 20, following up on issues raised by former employees about...
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Another apparel factory has collapsed in a poor Asian country, killing three workers, and I fear I'm partly to blame. The evidence of my complicity sits idle on the landing, next to a tennis racquet. Asics shoes. My adored new pair, so light, makes it...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 15 about retailers' reactions to a proposal aimed at making garment factories safer in Bangladesh, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Gap wouldn't sign on unless it would be free of any legal liability....
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds. In May, tuber processing giant J.R. Simplot Co. asked the U.S. government to...
If the horrific garment factory collapse last month in Bangladesh has any silver lining, it is the response from more than 30 of the world's leading apparel companies — including Benetton, PVH, Abercrombie & Fitch, H&M, Inditex (Zara), Marks &...
Another tragedy at a Bangladesh clothing factory, another announcement by Wal-Mart about additional steps it will take to beef up worker safety, this time by inspecting all of its suppliers' facilities itself. Not that the retailing giant hasn't made real...
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