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  • Curb annoying workplace behavior before calling HR

    Curb annoying workplace behavior before calling HR
    MINNEAPOLIS — In her decades as a workplace-behavior expert, Fran Sepler has come across her share of galling behavior, from toenail clipping during meetings to an employee who persisted in addressing a post-maternity-leave peer as "Mommy." The bad...
  • As America's waistline expands, costs soar

    As America's waistline expands, costs soar
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals are ripping out wall-mounted toilets and replacing them with floor models to better support obese patients. The Federal Transit Administration wants buses to be tested for the impact of heavier riders on steering and...
  • Will the USPS cutbacks cost more money than it saves?

    Will the USPS cutbacks cost more money than it saves?
    Unions and some lawmakers say the U.S. Postal Service's plans to close plants and post offices would turn customers away and hasten the service's downward spiral. Now their campaign has been buoyed by revelations of a survey that the Postal Service...
  • Sex lives: Fact or fiction

    Sex lives: Fact or fiction
    There are many stereotypes, myths and incorrect information about sex for boomers and beyond. Contrary to popular opinion, older couples are doing the deed a lot — and STDs are more of an issue than you might think. Claim: Younger couples have...
  • Germ warfare at work

    Germ warfare at work
    Have you heard about the highly contagious Koala flu that turns people into horrifying, albeit adorable, zombie marsupials who subsist only on human thigh meat and eucalyptus leaves? No, you haven't, because it hasn't happened — yet. When it does,...
  • Poll shows Gingrich getting a second ride on the roller coaster

     
    Via RCP, a Morris News Service story : In a poll conducted Wednesday night by InsiderAdvantage/Majority Opinion Research for The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle, Gingrich reversed the momentum of Mitt Romney, who had an expanding lead in the same poll Sunday........
  • New Poll Shows Voters Favor Smaller Legislature, Term Limits.

     
    A New Poll ... ... by the good government group Democracy Rising shows Pennsylvanians coming down strongly on the side of reform issues in state government. Nearly two-thirds (62 percent) of respondents to the poll conducted by Terry Madonna Opinion......
  • T-U poll: Newt’s coming on strong in Florida

     
    Newt Gingrich has soared to a big lead over his rival Republican presidential candidates, according to a new InsiderAdvantage/Majority Opinion Research done for the Florida Times-Union, The former House Speaker, who's been making a big run lately in...
  • 40-year low in America's view of Wall Street

    40-year low in America's view of Wall Street
    The Occupy Wall Street protest may be the answer to a favorite question of social scientists ever since the bank bailouts of 2008 -- where is the social movement? Americans are famously willing to tolerate a relatively large amount of income inequality...
  • 1/4 Cent Law Enforcement Sales Tax `Not Likely' for Greene County November Ballot

    1/4 Cent Law Enforcement Sales Tax `Not Likely' for Greene County November Ballot
    The deadline to place a cent law enforcement sales tax on the November ballot is set to expire. The tax recommended by the Safety & Justice Roundtable will likely not be on the November ballot in Greene County. It was supposed to go toward...
  • Fuel prices fall, but consumer groups want action to reduce oil dependency

     
    Crude oil and retail fuel prices are falling, but not fast enough to please representatives of a broad coalition of consumer groups demanding long-term action to increase fuel efficiency and reduce dependence on fossil fuels. U.S. households will spend...