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  • After deadly avalanche, sherpas must decide whether to climb again

    After deadly avalanche, sherpas must decide whether to climb again
    The low boom, like thunder, didn't startle Galden Sherpa at first. At Mt. Everest base camp, climbers often heard the loud rumble of ice fracturing as the first sunlight struck the mountainside above. Then word came over the radio: A massive glacier had...
  • Obamacare penalty for uninsured is due at tax time

    The Affordable Care Act required taxpayers to have qualified health care insurance in 2014. If you did not, unless you qualified for an exemption, you may be required to pay a penalty. This provision is known as "individual shared responsibility." If...
  • How Live Nation exploits low-wage workers to stage its concerts, festivals

    How Live Nation exploits low-wage workers to stage its concerts, festivals
    Thirty-six hours at Bonnaroo, the massive Tennessee music festival, sounds like a great way to spend a June weekend. Unless you're working backstage without breaks, fighting exhaustion because one of your colleagues called in sick and there's nobody...
  • Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month

     Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month
    Granted that John F. Reinhart remains CEO of the Virginia Port Authority, come Feb. 10, he's slated to receive an impressive salary bump, making him the highest paid port executive on the East Coast. Members of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) Board of...
  • Orange teacher raises part of new agreement

    Orange teacher raises part of new agreement
    Most teachers in Orange County's public schools will get raises of $3,100 or $2,000 this year, plus an extra $1,000 bonus, according to an agreement reached Thursday between district administrators and the local teachers union. The two-year salary...
  • Obama, in Baltimore, promotes family, sick leave proposals

    Obama, in Baltimore, promotes family, sick leave proposals
    President Barack Obama surprised lunchtime diners at a Baltimore cafe Thursday with an unannounced stop to promote a proposal to guarantee paid sick leave for millions more American workers. After lunch at Charmington's in Remington, the president...
  • The most common money mistakes millennials make

    The most common money mistakes millennials make
    We asked financial experts to answer the following question: What's the most common money-related mistake young people make? Here are their thoughts: "Young adults who get a handle on their budget often sacrifice savings for making larger payments...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
  • Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion

    Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion
    Rob Lohman took a huge risk five years ago when he started a company in downtown Los Angeles that makes eco-chic clothing out of organic cotton and hemp. One day last year he was surprised to get a call from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. "He wanted...
  • Top Lehigh Valley teachers had $95,000 paychecks in 2012-13

    Top Lehigh Valley teachers had $95,000 paychecks in 2012-13
    Teachers in the Lehigh Valley commanded salaries as high as $95,278 in 2012-13, according to new data released by the state Department of Education. The median salary for the approximately 6,500 teaching professionals in the Valley, a group that also...
  • President Obama's State of the Union address

    President Obama's State of the Union address
    This is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned...