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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."...
  • "Good Samaratin" overdose bill clears committee

    RICHMOND – Legislation that would grant immunity for misdemeanor drug and alcohol offenses to people who report overdoses cleared a key Senate committee Monday following emotional testimony from parents who lost children to drugs. Senate Bill 892...
  • Documents: Quinn got recommendations on pot licenses but didn't act

    Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations on which businesses should receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses but he did not act on them before leaving office this month, newly released documents show. Gov. Bruce Rauner's...
  • Legislative notebook: "Tebow bill" clears House committee, again

    RICHMOND – A House committee approved legislation Monday that would allow home-schooled children to play sports for local public school teams. It was a divided vote, but the fight over this bill isn't in the Virginia House. It's in the state...
  • UN, US praise Congo parliament after approval of amended law

    KINSHASA, Congo The United Nations and U.S. praised the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament for approving an amended version of an electoral law as calm returned to the capital, Kinshasa, after protests last week that left as many as 40 people dead....
  • Mitch McConnell and 'regular order': Just flirting or going steady?

    New Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promised senators late last year that he'd return to the "regular order" of debate and amendments that his predecessor, Democrat Harry Reid of Nevada, had abandoned. But as the Senate struggled to...
  • Juvenile sexting law needs to be fixed, Florida appeals court rules

    Juvenile sexting law needs to be fixed, Florida appeals court rules
    Had she done it two years earlier, a teenage girl who used her cell phone to "sext," or send a picture of her privates to a classmate, would have been in big trouble. But a Florida law designed to go easy on juveniles who transmit nude images turned out...
  • Orca bills being studied in California, Florida

    Orca bills being studied  in California, Florida
    It looks like legislation restricting theme parks' use of killer whales won't be revived this year in California. In Florida, however, a state senator is considering a bill that could affect the Miami Seaquarium's lone orca. In California, Assemblyman...
  • GOP's moderate women prevent an abortion disaster

    GOP's moderate women prevent an abortion disaster
    To the editor: What sweet irony. The GOP, in an attempt to alter the perception that it's waging a war on women, has symbolically included more women in its ranks. Who knew that these new House members would traitorously revolt and demonstrate respect for...