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  • Reviews of bluegrass music releases

    CROSSPOINT, "We're Gonna Rise," Rural Rhythm Christian. 12 tracks. Crosspoint is a 6-year-old bluegrass gospel band based in Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Members are Gary Kidwell on guitar, Steve Partin on mandolin, Alan Powers on banjo, Cleve May on reso-...
  • Journalism codes leave vexing problems untouched

    Since the 1920s journalists in the United States have been writing and rewriting codes of ethics. This began because they wanted the public and their own employers to regard them as worthy of respect (and decent pay), with rules, specialized expertise,...
  • How I Made It: Novica Chief Executive Roberto Milk

    How I Made It: Novica Chief Executive Roberto Milk
    The gig: Roberto Milk, 40, is chief executive and a co-founder of Novica, which searches the globe for artists unknown outside their local areas. The Santa Monica company gives them an online sales platform and a forum for their stories. "We have...
  • Supreme Court hears arguments in Amazon warehouse dispute

    Supreme Court hears arguments in Amazon warehouse dispute
    — Is a warehouse worker passing through a security check after he's clocked out similar to a casino or bank employee securing her cash drawer at the end of a shift? U.S. Supreme Court justices weighed that and other comparisons Wednesday during...
  • In 2015, L.A. County is forecast to regain jobs lost during recession

    Los Angeles County will finally regain the number of jobs it lost during the Great Recession next year, with Orange County and the Inland Empire expected to follow soon after, a new study projects. After facing a more severe downturn than many other...
  • Venezuelans turn to bitcoins to bypass socialist currency controls

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Tech-savvy Venezuelans looking to bypass dysfunctional economic controls are turning to the bitcoin virtual currency to obtain dollars, make Internet purchases -- and launch a little subversion. Two New York-based Venezuelan...
  • Supreme Court weighs worker pay for security checks

    Supreme Court weighs worker pay for security checks
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided on Wednesday over whether companies must pay workers for time spent undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com Inc warehousing contractor....
  • UPS sets up access points for U.S. deliveries to cut costs

    (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc has started allowing U.S. customers to collect packages from neighborhood stores or lockers to lower failed deliveries of online purchases and costs associated with them, ahead of the busy holiday shopping season....
  • UPS service addresses failed deliveries

    UPS service addresses failed deliveries
    To accommodate rising online orders, UPS has launched a service that lets customers pick up packages at nearby businesses such as hardware stores and dry cleaners if they aren't home when the driver arrives, the carrier announced Wednesday. It also is...
  • Rapid online growth helps pad Costco's profits

    Costco Wholesale has been a bit stodgy when it comes to the Internet but its e-commerce sales boomed this year, helping it beat Wall Street expectations when it posted year-end results Wednesday. Online sales represent only 3 percent of its $110.2...
  • Supreme Court weighs employee pay for security checks

    Supreme Court weighs employee pay for security checks
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday on whether companies have to pay workers for time spent undergoing security checks, in a case challenging how hourly employees are compensated for tasks outside the regular...