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  • Marian Gaborik finds comfort zone, re-signs with Kings for seven years

    The NHL playoffs were a win-win for Marian Gaborik. He helped spark the Kings to the Stanley Cup with a league-best 14 playoff goals and also established his value as he headed toward free agency. Exactly what he would have been worth on the open market...
  • A finding of desertion might cost Sgt. Bergdahl his back pay

    WASHINGTON Army officials said Wednesday that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl might have to pay back the Pentagon wages he accrued during nearly five years of Taliban captivity if an investigation finds that he deserted his outpost in Afghanistan before his 2009...
  • Former minor leaguer fights for better conditions for players

    COLUMBIA, Mo. In 2006, Garrett Broshuis was in his third year of professional baseball, pitching for the Connecticut Defenders in Norwich, Conn., a Double A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, the organization that chose the Mizzou righthander in the...
  • As Obama calls meeting on families, federal government lags on paid parental leave

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration criticizes the lack of paid parental leave in the United States, saying that changing family dynamics require modified policies. Yet most of the federal government offers its employees virtually no paid parental leave....
  • Private foster care troubles in California lead to new scrutiny

    Private foster care troubles in California lead to new scrutiny
    County auditors looking into one of Los Angeles' biggest foster care agencies in 2003 uncovered $445,000 in ineligible or unsupported spending. Auditors found $234,000 in wages with no supporting documents to verify the hours worked, up to $29,000 in...
  • Raising deputy salaries: Smart move for community to stay strong

    The value of property nearly everywhere in Lake County has turned around, and that means governments shouldn't be in such deep panic mode as they contemplate budgets this year. Well, theoretically, at least. As budget season unfolds, this column will...
  • San Francisco 49ers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT As they moved into their second day of minicamp Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers were trying to reconcile coach Jim Harbaugh's team-first mantra against two top players obviously intent on proving...
  • $138,255: Line of duty coverage

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. York County provides each of its employees an annual salary or hourly wage, health care,...
  • Raises approved for D214 teachers

    Raises approved for D214 teachers
    Salaries are going up for teachers and counselors in Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214, but school district officials are releasing few details about the pay raises. The school board at its May 22 meeting approved a five-year...
  • 'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative

    'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative
    At a noisy warehouse off Veterans Highway in Millersville, a young woman concentrates as she pokes black shoelaces into cardboard packaging. In another room, workers slowly count tiny bottles of hair products, placing them in plastic bags that will end up...
  • Deal with pharmaceutical firm could bring 250 high-wage jobs to Lake Mary

    As many as 250 high-paying jobs may be coming to Lake Mary as Seminole County and city leaders consider a deal that would grant a New York-based pharmaceutical company up to $500,000 in incentives to move its headquarters to the area. According to city...