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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."...
  • Mikulski stood up for Md. health care

    Mikulski stood up for Md. health care
    The spending bill recently approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama includes provisions important to Marylanders ("For better or worse, spending bill passes," Dec. 15). Thanks to the hard work of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, chair of the Senate...
  • New ordinance allows closer inspection of prospective pawnbrokers

    Pawnbrokers, junk peddlers and second-hand dealers will have to undergo more rigorous back checks by police before receiving a license, according to an ordinance change approved by Burbank City Council last week. The ordinance, which passed in a 4-0 vote...
  • State council: Fort Monroe Authority closed meeting improperly

    State council: Fort Monroe Authority closed meeting improperly
    The closed-door meeting during which Fort Monroe Authority board chairman John Lawson disclosed a possible conflict of interest with The Chamberlin's expansion plans was convened in violation of state law, the state Freedom of Information Council said....
  • Standard Chartered hires ex U.S. prosecutors amid sanctions probe

    Standard Chartered Plc has hired two former prosecutors to police its transactions for criminal activity, a spokesman said on Friday, as the British bank wrestles with a series of legal and compliance problems. The hires in the past two months coincide...
  • Scott Armstrong: What Harrisburg can do to help taxpayers and school districts

    Scott Armstrong: What Harrisburg can do to help taxpayers and school districts
    The Allentown School Board and administration recently previewed its preliminary budget for the next fiscal year. After downsizing our staff by more than 20 percent, adopting four consecutive tax increases that increased the average real estate tax bill...
  • Welfare drug testing program signed into law by Michigan Gov.

    Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Friday that creates a drug-testing program for adult welfare recipients who are suspected of using drugs. The Republican-backed proposals, House Bill 4118 and Senate Bill 275, were among several bills approved by...
  • New state law closes loophole for rental code violations

    New state law closes loophole for rental code violations
    The state is making it easier to crack down on absentee owners of rat-infested vacant homes and properties marred by broken windows and waist-high weeds. A law that went into effect Monday closed a loophole that let landlords say "mine" when...
  • Continue -- but gradually reduce -- federal risk in terrorism insurance

    The terrorists who turned the World Trade Center into rubble struck a devastating blow to the U.S. economy too, and few sectors felt it as acutely as the insurance industry. Afterward, insurers balked at providing any coverage for damage caused by further...