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  • East Haven's Police Scandal Plays Out in Elections and Town Finances

    East Haven's Police Scandal Plays Out in Elections and Town Finances
    Let's hope no one in East Haven (or Connecticut for that matter) is gullible enough to believe that town's marathon racial-profiling-and-police-abuse nightmare is now over because of last week's guilty verdicts for two cops. It is easy to understand why...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • Utah agrees to drop parts of disputed 2011 immigration law

    Utah has agreed to roll back key provisions of a 2011 state law allowing police to check the immigration status of anyone suspected of being undocumented, a civil liberties group said on Tuesday. As part of a deal settling a legal challenge to the law,...
  • L.A. council moves to require that unused guns be locked up or disabled

    Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to start drafting a city ordinance that would require residents to lock up their handguns or disable them with trigger locks when they aren't being used. The lawmakers are following in the footsteps of San Francisco,...
  • Italy's Renzi clears hurdle in parliament on labor law

    Italy's lower house of parliament voted on Tuesday to pass Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Jobs Act, clearing the way for final approval in the Senate next month of a law aimed at making hiring and firing rules simpler. The labor bill, fiercely resisted by...
  • Health commissioner: E-cigarette bill isn't perfect but is a step forward

    Health commissioner: E-cigarette bill isn't perfect but is a step forward
    Recent legislation regulating the use of electronic smoking devices passed by the City Council and expected to soon be signed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is a step in the right direction to protect Baltimore's children and adults from the harmful...
  • Broward's Sharief to admit guilt, accept $3,000 fine in ethics case

    Broward's Sharief to admit guilt, accept $3,000 fine in ethics case
    Broward Commissioner and former mayor Barbara Sharief will admit she broke the law and will pay a fine for filing error-filled financial disclosure forms, under a proposed ethics case settlement. Sharief, a former Miramar commissioner, is immediate...
  • L.A. Council wants residents to lock up or disable handguns

    L.A. Council wants residents to lock up or disable handguns
    Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to start drafting a city ordinance that would require residents to lock up their handguns or disable them with trigger locks when they aren’t being used. The lawmakers are following in the footsteps of San...
  • U.N. committee spotlights 'highly intrusive' digital spying

    A United Nations General Assembly committee on Tuesday expressed concern at digital spying and said unlawful or arbitrary mass surveillance, interception and collection of online data are "highly intrusive acts" that violate the right to privacy. But a...
  • By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration

    By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration
    President Obama took action on the immigration issue. He was not the first president to take executive action on immigration and probably won't be the last. This is something he has promised to do. He waited more than a year for House Speaker John Boehner...