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  • Fatalities in federal workforce increased, statistics show

    Fatalities in the federal workplace climbed last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, even as the number of workplace deaths in the United States fell.
  • Scott Armstrong, Lewis Gould Jr.: School districts need paycheck protection

    Across Pennsylvania, school districts and taxpayers are facing the same problem: The costs associated with public education are rapidly escalating. Poor urban school districts such as Allentown, already dealing with poor performance outcomes, are...

    Libya's oil to flow despite struggle between rival governments

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A struggle has broken out for control of Libya's state-run energy sector as rival governments in Tripoli and the east compete for power, but a common interest in maintaining oil revenues will keep exports flowing for now. The OPEC...

    City plans to stop paying for Medicare prescription drugs

    City plans to stop paying for Medicare prescription drugs
    Baltimore officials this week sent about 40,000 letters to city employees and retirees, telling them the city will no longer pay for prescription drugs under Medicare as of 2020. City officials are touting the move -- which they say is made possible...

    Unions remain a crucial backer of Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign

    The proposal to restrict school districts' financial reserves seemed to come out of nowhere, slipped into the state budget just days before the spending plan would come up for a vote. At a legislative hearing, Democrats were confused and Republicans...