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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."...
  • 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...
  • General Assembly: Redistricting reform, two-term governor bills advance

    RICHMOND — Annual efforts to change the way Virginia draws election districts and to allow a second term for governors moved forward last week at the Capitol. They won bipartisan support in lopsided Senate committee votes, but continue to face...
  • Sorting out U.S. visas for crime victims

    Sorting out U.S. visas for crime victims
    As a society, we want people to report crimes and help bring criminals to justice. Without the cooperation of victims, the criminal justice system doesn't work very well. One particular problem for police and prosecutors is that people living in the...
  • Chartering success

    Chartering success
    A new report by the Abell Foundation concludes that Maryland needs to dramatically increase the state's efforts to recruit successful charter school organizations in order to boost achievement levels among low-income minority students in underperforming...
  • National aging expert advocates for community living

    The reauthorization of the Older Americans Act, which provides funding for area Agencies on Aging, is well on its way through the legislative process, according to Bob Blancato, national coordinator of the bipartisan Elder Justice Coalition and...
  • General Assembly To Take Up Aid-In-Dying Bill

    General Assembly To Take Up Aid-In-Dying Bill
    HARTFORD — For the third time in two years, the General Assembly is poised to take up a controversial bill that would permit doctors to legally prescribe a lethal dose of medication to patients with less than six months to live. But this time, the...
  • Obamacare enrollment high in South Florida

    Obamacare enrollment high in South Florida
    South Florida residents are signing up for health insurance offered under the Affordable Care Act at some of the highest rates in the nation, according to enrollment data released this week by the federal government. Of ZIP codes with more than 1,000...