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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."...
  • 2 Senate Democrats explore how to protect coal jobs and the environment

    In June, Sen. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, a defender of the coal industry, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, a champion of the environment, decided to set aside differences and learn about how climate change affects each other's state....
  • Tinley shocked by $500,000 ambulance bill

     Tinley shocked by $500,000 ambulance bill
    Tinley Park severed its 35-year relationship with a local ambulance provider this summer in a move that officials said will save the town money. But less than two weeks after the contract ended, the village received a final, shocking bill from Trace...
  • School districts celebrate LGBT History Month

    School districts celebrate LGBT History Month
    South Florida school districts voiced their support this month for the contributions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. On Tuesday, the Broward School Board approved a resolution celebrating October as LGBT History Month. Palm...
  • L.A. County OKs contract to design new touch-screen voting system

    L.A. County OKs contract to design new touch-screen voting system
    Los Angeles County is moving to overhaul the way millions of residents vote by replacing the antiquated, ink-based balloting system with modern touch-screen machines. Officials said the touch-screen system would be easier for voters to navigate and...
  • Opportunity knocking for GOP— but will party leaders squander it?

    Opportunity knocking for GOP— but will party leaders squander it?
    Wasn't it just yesterday that President Barack Obama extended his arms like some Hollywood Moses, promising his election would calm the seas and heal the planet? But now the October winds have blown the messiah off the man. And November's midterm...
  • Travelers from Ebola-hit region must go through five U.S. airports

    Travelers from Ebola-hit region must go through five U.S. airports
    The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus....
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions

    Fort Lauderdale commissioners pull all-nighter and approve homeless feeding restrictions
    Fort Lauderdale commissioners ended a marathon meeting early Wednesday by giving final approval to new restrictions on where and how charitable groups can feed the homeless in the city. The commission didn't take up the issue until 2 a.m., but critics...