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  • Why the Market Basket saga matters to all Americans

    For the last several weeks, a massive worker strike has taken place across the Boston-area at the Market Basket grocery store chain. Unlike the recent nationwide fast food strikes, Market Basket workers aren’t risking their livelihoods for higher...
  • There's a lot of brains behind the scenes of the Oakland Athletics

    The Oakland Athletics have the second-best record in baseball, have been in first place in the American League West for all but four days since April 12, and are chasing their third straight division title. Yet, some hardcore baseball fans would have...
  • GOP delegate has proposal for health coverage for the poor

    GOP delegate has proposal for health coverage for the poor
    A senior House of Delegates Republican is working on a unique-to-Virginia proposal to expand health care coverage for low-income Virginians that he hopes will break the standoff over Medicaid expansion. Del. Thomas Rust, R-Herndon, plans to offer...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Invest in the future with apprenticeships [Commentary]

    Invest in the future with apprenticeships [Commentary]
    Last month's enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), so long in the making, is a milestone. It makes important updates to our workforce training system and demonstrates national support for the expanded use of sector strategies...
  • Surgeons, physicians top CareerCast list of 10 best-paying jobs

    Surgeons, physicians top CareerCast list of 10 best-paying jobs
    The occupations deemed to be the top 10 best-paying professions by job search website CareerCast have a few things in common: Most require extensive training or education and many are intensely stressful. Seven of the 10 – including physicians,...
  • Are L.A. cops under pressure to water down violent crime data?

    Are L.A. cops under pressure to water down violent crime data?
    An investigation by Los Angeles Times reporters found that the "LAPD misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes during a one-year span ending in September 2013, including hundreds of stabbings, beatings and robberies." Like all police departments, the...
  • Changes coming to state employee health plan

    Changes coming to state employee health plan
    Maryland officials approved $16 billion in contracts Wednesday that are intended to change the way state employees use health care by offering rewards for taking steps to stay well — and imposing penalties for refusing to comply. Rewards would...
  • Report: Health Care Industry Offers Best-Paid Jobs

    With an average annual salary of $233,150, surgeons top the list of highest-paying jobs in North America as tallied by the job-search website CareerCast. Seven of the 10 best-paid jobs were in health care. Physicians, second on the list, were paid $187,...
  • Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

    HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers. But Corbett's decision to retain...
  • Internationalism prompts boom in language business

    WASHINGTON It's a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some in the industry work in war zones while others have cozy home...