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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...
  • Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?

    Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?
    Online retailer Amazon said it welcomed 400 employees at its new Lakeland distribution center for orientation on Thursday. The facility in Lakeland is 1 million square feet, which is about the size of 17 football fields. The entire Altamonte Mall is...
  • 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...
  • D86 voters will have say on teacher pensions

    D86 voters will have say on teacher pensions
    Voters in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 will have the chance in November to weigh in on an advisory ballot question related to teacher pensions. The board voted 4-3 Monday to place the following question on the Nov. 4 ballot: "Shall the...
  • 401(k) funds studied for far less time than car purchases, survey says

    401(k) funds studied for far less time than car purchases, survey says
    Americans know that 401(k) retirement plans are important, but they spend only a moderate time researching investments and are often confused about how to pick the best funds, according to a new survey. Nearly nine in 10 workers view 401(k) plans as...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Activists call for probes into Ron Tomalis' 25% pension boost as Gov. Tom Corbett's higher education adviser

    HARRISBURG — Using Halloween decorations as props, good-government activists called for investigations into whether Gov. Tom Corbett's former education secretary-turned-adviser floated through the administration as a "ghost employee" who will...
  • 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...