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  • A strong voice for environmental action in Louisiana's Cancer Alley

    NEW IBERIA, La. — The police asked the right question. "Can you think of anyone who would want to do you harm?" investigators asked Wilma Subra, trying to understand who might have fired a gun at the diminutive grandmother. Enemies? Subra...
  • Light shed on Rush's role in Metra scandal

    Light shed on Rush's role in Metra scandal
    After pressuring a Metra contractor to hire more African-American companies for a crucial South Side rail project, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush recommended that the commuter rail agency pay $50,000 to a little-known Washington, D.C., group to monitor minority...
  • Glendale ramps up park oversight

    An internal audit that found oversight of parks employees and a contractor that maintains park sites was lacking has prompted several changes in the Community Services & Parks Department, according to a city report released this week. The changes...
  • Auditors claim Frostburg State broke rules in development deal

    Auditors claim Frostburg State broke rules in development deal
    Frostburg State University may have violated state ethics laws and university system rules by awarding a $2 million construction contract to a developer connected to a school advisory board member, according to the Office of Legislative Audits. The...
  • Court lifts injunction on key Michigan labor law

    DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court struck down an injunction Friday, clearing the way for a Michigan law that likely will diminish the role of unions in public construction projects. The court, in a 2-1 decision, said there's nothing illegal...
  • Terps' Diggs honored after career game

    Colleges Maryland sophomore wide receiver Stefon Diggs was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Receiver of the Week on Monday after posting a career-high 179 receiving yards, including a 41-yard touchdown, in the Terps' 47-10 home victory against Old...
  • Bayhawks acquire Megill for Sebastiani, draft pick

    Bayhawks acquire Megill for Sebastiani, draft pick
    Lacrosse Bayhawks acquire Megill for Sebastiani, draft pick The Chesapeake Bayhawks acquired first-year defenseman Brian Megill in a trade with the Denver Outlaws for midfielder Dom Sebastiani and the eighth pick in the 2014 Major League Lacrosse...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 9-15

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 9-15 It's a light week for premieres, unless you count yourself among the legions of Star Trek fans/J.J. Abrams fans/Benedict Cumberbatch fans (Hands raised? Good!) who have been waiting for the Star Trek Into Darkness...
  • Trouble at Walmart: Labor Violations Hit Mega-Retailer's Job Sites and Other Contractors Across State

    Late last month, a worker at a Walmart construction site on Hartford’s Flatbush Avenue fell 23 feet and broke both his legs. The guy’s employer turned out to have none of the workers’ compensation insurance required by Connecticut law,...
  • Navy Yard shooting reopens debate on base security

    Navy Yard shooting reopens debate on base security
    The deadly shooting at one of the region's largest military facilities Monday reopened the debate about whether officials have done enough to secure the nation's massive portfolio of domestic bases. At least 13 people were killed and several more were...
  • Swift Justice: Workers' comp, family tenants and deceased contractor

    Dear Jackie, I recently injured my foot at work. I was cutting a metal piece with a grader when it broke into pieces and landed on my left foot, leaving me to get six stitches. I work at an auto body shop but am hired as a private contractor, which makes...