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  • HR Manager

    POSITION:      HR Manager      DEPARTMENT:      HR   REPORTS TO:      Regional Director Human Resources  ROLE:  Join the HR team supporting Broadcast Media at Tribune Company.  This position will serve as the HR Business Partner for 2-4 remote...
  • Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use

    Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use
    Sitting in dusty file cabinets at Connecticut's environmental agency are tens of thousands of reports by licensed landscapers, lawn-care professionals and farmers about how much pesticide they are putting down each year. No one is reading them. No one...
  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • Early voting starts Monday

    Early voting starts Monday
    Early voting for the midterm elections starts Monday in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Registered voters can cast their ballots at any of the early voting locations in their respective counties through Nov. 2. Voters will be choosing Florida's...
  • Japan casino plan likely to be delayed again, official says

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's plan to legalize casino gambling is likely to be delayed yet again, a senior official said, dealing a new blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a setback to operators anxious for the launch of Asia's next big gambling market....
  • Chicago cop's suicide tied to stress over lawsuit

    Chicago cop's suicide tied to stress over lawsuit
    Robert Campbell, in his eight years as a Chicago police officer, came to love the job and dreamed of ascending in the department, much as his uncle had. Though he rarely spoke to family members about his work or its inherent stress, they were well aware...
  • Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes

    Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes
    A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police. Dozens of people were...
  • Lawmakers address prescription drug abuse

    Lawmakers address prescription drug abuse
    Doctor shoppers in Pennsylvania soon will have to look elsewhere for their prescription drugs. The state House and Senate last week approved a bill creating a prescription drug database system. The bill now is before Gov. Tom Corbett, who has said he...
  • State proposes reforms to group home oversight

    State proposes reforms to group home oversight
    Maryland's top health official announced Sunday that his agency is reforming the way the state regulates group homes for disabled foster children. In a report sent Sunday to Maryland lawmakers and The Baltimore Sun, the state health department...
  • Voters to weigh in on pay for Burr Ridge mayor, trustees

    Voters to weigh in on pay for Burr Ridge mayor, trustees
    Should the mayor and trustees in Burr Ridge get paid for serving on the board? Voters will be able to sound off on the issue when answering an advisory referendum on Nov. 4. The question on the ballot will ask, "Shall the Mayor of Burr Ridge, who...
  • Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town

    Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town
    NEWPORT NEWS — Four years ago, when Charles Sinkler moved into his Newsome Park apartment, his building was full of residents and for the most part, he felt safe. Today, he is the only tenant left in his otherwise boarded-up building off Madison...