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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The Democratic Primary Candidatesis already a national leader in arts funding. Now, we need to become a national
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 16 hours ago
is already a national leader in arts funding. Now, we need to become a national leader in arts advocacy, increasing both local and regional awareness of our stellar arts offerings and making practical changes that will lure more TV/film... Read more
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Dover Post
The Democratic Primary Candidatesis already a national leader in arts funding. Now, we need to become a national
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 17 hours ago
is already a national leader in arts funding. Now, we need to become a national leader in arts advocacy, increasing both local and regional awareness of our stellar arts offerings and making practical changes that will lure more TV/film... Read more
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Philly.com
Zoning board chair draws FBI interest in Electricians probeleader John Dougherty to fall under federal scrutiny as part of the expanding i
Zoning board chair draws FBI interest in Electricians probe
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
leader John Dougherty to fall under federal scrutiny as part of the expanding investigation into the powerful Electricians union. FBI agents served search warrants Tuesday on the Pennsport home and chiropractic office of James Moylan, who has... Read more
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The Morning Call
Warrant reveals focus of FBI's 'Johnny Doc' electricians' union investigationPHILADELPHIA — The focus of a federal investigation into the powerful Electrici
Warrant reveals focus of FBI's 'Johnny Doc' electricians' union investigation
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
PHILADELPHIA — The focus of a federal investigation into the powerful Electricians union and its leader, John Dougherty, became clearer this week with the seizure of a computer belonging to an agent of the state Attorney General's Office. According... Read more
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Philly.com
Henon stays silent on FBI searchesa computer. Agents also visited Henon's district office on Torresdale Avenue.
Henon stays silent on FBI searches
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
a computer. Agents also visited Henon's district office on Torresdale Avenue. It was part of a wider raid targeting the Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and its leader, John J. Dougherty, who is one of Henon's... Read more
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Fortune
What Donald Trump Knew About Undocumented Workers at His Signature Towerat subpar wages that their contractor paid sporadically, if at all. A lawyer fo
What Donald Trump Knew About Undocumented Workers at His Signature Tower
Fortune / Posted yesterday
at subpar wages that their contractor paid sporadically, if at all. A lawyer for many of the Poles demanded that the workers be paid or else he would serve Trump with a lien on the property. One Polish worker even went to Trump’s office to... Read more
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Philly.com
Warrant reveals focus of FBI's 'Johnny Doc' investigationThe focus of a federal investigation into the powerful electricians union and i
Warrant reveals focus of FBI's 'Johnny Doc' investigation
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
The focus of a federal investigation into the powerful electricians union and its leader John Dougherty became clearer this week with the seizure of a computer belonging to an agent of the state Attorney General's Office. According the search... Read more
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Philly.com
Dougherty says FBI probe targets union, not just himJohn Dougherty, leader of the politically powerful electricians union, told his
Dougherty says FBI probe targets union, not just him
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
John Dougherty, leader of the politically powerful electricians union, told his members in a letter that a federal investigation that went public on Aug. 5 is as much about them as it is about him. "Here's the bottom line: If these investigations... Read more
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ABC News
Fate of Crumbling DC Subway Rests With 'Nuts-and-Bolts Guy'Paul Wiedefeld stood on an overcrowded platform at Union Station, watching as t
Fate of Crumbling DC Subway Rests With 'Nuts-and-Bolts Guy'
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
Paul Wiedefeld stood on an overcrowded platform at Union Station, watching as trains came and went, too full to pick up more commuters. Metro was making him — the general manager of Washington's subway system — late for a meeting about customer... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fate of crumbling DC subway rests with 'nuts-and-bolts guy'WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Wiedefeld stood on an overcrowded platform at Union Stat
Fate of crumbling DC subway rests with 'nuts-and-bolts guy'
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Wiedefeld stood on an overcrowded platform at Union Station, watching as trains came and went, too full to pick up more commuters. Metro was making him — the general manager of Washington’s subway system — late for a meeting... Read more
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NBC Washington
Fate of Crumbling Metro System Rests With 'Nuts-Bolts Guy'Paul Wiedefeld stood on an overcrowded platform at Union Station, watching as t
Fate of Crumbling Metro System Rests With 'Nuts-Bolts Guy'
NBC Washington / Posted 9 days ago
Paul Wiedefeld stood on an overcrowded platform at Union Station, watching as trains came and went, too full to pick up more commuters. Metro was making him - the general manager of Washington's subway system - late for a meeting about customer... Read more
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Salem News
Jeffrey T. LessLess Sr. and Catherine Gurlea Less Roessler and had lived in this area all of h
Jeffrey T. Less
Salem News / Posted 10 days ago
Less Sr. and Catherine Gurlea Less Roessler and had lived in this area all of his life. He was an electrician for the Electrical Workers Union Local 64 in Youngstown. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Catherine and Ralph Roessler... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CTU Offers Training for Potential Teachers StrikeThe Chicago Teachers Union sent an email to teachers Tuesday offering training
CTU Offers Training for Potential Teachers Strike
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
The Chicago Teachers Union sent an email to teachers Tuesday offering training for a potential fall strike. According to the email, the training is aimed at bringing "educators together with union members from other public sector unions to share... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Call Box: Maxwell House sign has been dripping since 1955form, that is. The iconic neon sign has been a Jacksonville landmark since it w
Call Box: Maxwell House sign has been dripping since 1955
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
form, that is. The iconic neon sign has been a Jacksonville landmark since it was erected in 1955. At the time, it made local history as the largest electrical sign display in the city. The 95-foot illuminated display features the words,... Read more
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PollutionOnline
PGE Labor And Environmental Groups File Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal With The CPUCand severance payments upon the completion of employment. PG&E has reached agre
PGE Labor And Environmental Groups File Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal With The CPUC
PollutionOnline / Posted 12 days ago
and severance payments upon the completion of employment. PG&E has reached agreement on these benefits with its labor unions, including International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, Engineers and Scientists of California Local... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Maxwell House sign has been dripping since 1955form, that is. The iconic neon sign has been a Jacksonville landmark since it w
Maxwell House sign has been dripping since 1955
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
form, that is. The iconic neon sign has been a Jacksonville landmark since it was erected in 1955. At the time, it made local history as the largest electrical sign display in the city. The 95-foot illuminated display features the words,... Read more
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Daily Press
AFL-CIO sees shift towards unions in VirginiaVirginia's one of the toughest states in which to organize a union – but union
AFL-CIO sees shift towards unions in Virginia
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
Virginia's one of the toughest states in which to organize a union – but union organizers from Newport News to the western reaches of the state feel they're on a roll these days. "Sometimes, in the day to day, you don't see it, but from the... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
GE Appliances confirms plans to close Bloomington plant, eliminating hundreds of jobswith its plans to close the company’s refrigerator plant in Bloomington, Indian
GE Appliances confirms plans to close Bloomington plant, eliminating hundreds of jobs
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 15 days ago
with its plans to close the company’s refrigerator plant in Bloomington, Indiana at the end of the month. The president of Local 2249 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers confirmed the news Thursday, stating 301 of their union... Read more
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The News & Observer
Durham rally decries incarceration rates, prison labor9 against uncompensated or low-wage prison labor. Mark Schultzmschultz@newsobse
Durham rally decries incarceration rates, prison labor
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
9 against uncompensated or low-wage prison labor. Mark Schultzmschultz@newsobserver.com Greg Williams of the Industrial Workers of the World listens to a police officer as him to step out of the street. About 30 people rallied outside the Durham... Read more
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Philly.com
Jones: Henon works for whom - voters who elected him or union that pays him?THE INHERENT conflicts of interest between Philadelphia's union bosses and poli
Jones: Henon works for whom - voters who elected him or union that pays him?
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
THE INHERENT conflicts of interest between Philadelphia's union bosses and political figures were brought sharply into focus by last week's FBI raids on Electricians Union leader John Dougherty and City Council Majority Leader Bobby Henon. To be... Read more
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BBC News
Iraq hotel fire kills 30 peoplewhich broke out late on Thursday, witnesses said. City officials said it was l
Iraq hotel fire kills 30 people
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
which broke out late on Thursday, witnesses said. City officials said it was likely that the fire was started by an electrical fault, with no indication that it was a result of a terror attack. It was seven hours before the blaze was... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The players involved in Ontario's third-party campaign advertisingOntario currently has no limits on third-party advertising. This means unions,
The players involved in Ontario's third-party campaign advertising
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Ontario currently has no limits on third-party advertising. This means unions, corporations and wealthy individuals can pour as much money as they want into ads promoting their causes, attacking politicians they do not like and trying to sway voters... Read more
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Philly.com
Despite six-figure salary, city council is still a part-time job for someand IRS agents on Friday raided Henon's City Hall and district offices as part
Despite six-figure salary, city council is still a part-time job for some
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
and IRS agents on Friday raided Henon's City Hall and district offices as part of a larger sweep for documents from Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and union boss John Dougherty. Henon, the union's former... Read more
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Philly.com
Johnny Doc and Local 98 face state grand jury probe of alleged threats, intimidationEven as union leader John J. Dougherty confronts an extensive federal investiga
Johnny Doc and Local 98 face state grand jury probe of alleged threats, intimidation
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
Even as union leader John J. Dougherty confronts an extensive federal investigation that surfaced Friday in a spate of raids across Philadelphia and South Jersey, his union is facing an aggressive grand jury inquiry by the state Attorney General's... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Clinton pulls away from Trump in polls, but Ohio remains closesuburb just west of Cleveland where the houses have petunias and American flags
Clinton pulls away from Trump in polls, but Ohio remains close
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
suburb just west of Cleveland where the houses have petunias and American flags planted in the front yards and loyal union members living inside – people who have voted Democratic, almost reflexively, for generations. Which may be why Dan... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Union defends financial practices after FBI searchA Philadelphia labor union is defending its financial practices after federal a
Union defends financial practices after FBI search
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
A Philadelphia labor union is defending its financial practices after federal agents searched several properties linked to the group's powerful boss. Frank Keel, a spokesman for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, says the... Read more
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Philly.com
Johnny Doc: Man of influence and contradictionspolitical elite. Hailed as "Johnny Doc" in his South Philadelphia neighborhood
Johnny Doc: Man of influence and contradictions
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
political elite. Hailed as "Johnny Doc" in his South Philadelphia neighborhood of Pennsport, Dougherty is a tough-talking union leader who in January traded punches with a nonunion contractor. The same Dougherty sponsored a series of big-name... Read more
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The Seattle Times
UW has $1 billion backlog in building repairsUtility rooms flood. Heating-system filters, rarely cleaned, clog with dust. F
UW has $1 billion backlog in building repairs
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
Utility rooms flood. Heating-system filters, rarely cleaned, clog with dust. For more than a decade, maintenance workers at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus have said the UW isn’t spending enough to maintain its buildings.... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
80 Local Delphi workers fear job cutsEd Salus, president of the International Union of Electrical Workers-Communicat
80 Local Delphi workers fear job cuts
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Ed Salus, president of the International Union of Electrical Workers-Communications Workers of America Local 717, which represents some 670 workers at Delphi's three local plants, said the company informed the union of the potential job cuts late... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Union defends financial practices after searchPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on federal agents searching several lined to a p
Union defends financial practices after search
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on federal agents searching several lined to a powerful Philadelphia labor boss (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Philadelphia labor union is defending its financial practices after federal agents searched several... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
IRS agents searching union boss' propertiesPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on federal agents searching several lined to a p
IRS agents searching union boss' properties
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on federal agents searching several lined to a powerful Philadelphia labor boss (all times local): 3:50 p.m. An IRS spokesman is confirming his agency is involved in searching several properties linked to a powerful... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Federal agents search Philadelphia union boss' propertiesCity Council. FBI and IRS agents searched properties including the Philadelphi
Federal agents search Philadelphia union boss' properties
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
City Council. FBI and IRS agents searched properties including the Philadelphia home of Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a nearby union bar named Doc's Union Pub, the electricians' union headquarters and Councilman Bobby Henon's office. FBI spokeswoman... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Feds search properties of Philly union bossFBI and IRS agents searched properties including the Philadelphia home of Johnn
Feds search properties of Philly union boss
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
FBI and IRS agents searched properties including the Philadelphia home of Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a nearby union bar named Doc's Union Pub, the electricians' union headquarters and Councilman Bobby Henon's office. FBI spokeswoman Carrie Adamowski... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Delphi union fighting layoff announcementUnion officials are working to fight layoffs from hitting the Delphi plant wher
Delphi union fighting layoff announcement
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 21 days ago
Union officials are working to fight layoffs from hitting the Delphi plant where 672 work. The IUE-CWA Local 717 union leaders were brought in to meet with Delphi management and informed of “revenue issues” that were affecting the Delphi operation... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Fri. 9 pm: Local Delphi workers facing potential job cutsWARREN - Nearly 80 local Delphi workers could lose their jobs if the company fo
Fri. 9 pm: Local Delphi workers facing potential job cuts
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
WARREN - Nearly 80 local Delphi workers could lose their jobs if the company follows through with its plans to lay them off. Ed Salus, president of the International Union of Electrical Workers-Communications Workers of America Local 717, which... Read more
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Philly.com
Where powerful Local 98 spent its millions: Health benefits, political donations - and Eagles ticketsWhat does it take to lead a union for 4,652 electricians - one the state's most
Where powerful Local 98 spent its millions: Health benefits, political donations - and Eagles tickets
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
What does it take to lead a union for 4,652 electricians - one the state's most politically powerful? Start with $30 million in campaign contributions spent over the course of 16 years on state and local candidates by the city's electricians' union,... Read more
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Philly.com
Johnny Doc: Man of influence and contradictionspolitical elite. Hailed as "Johnny Doc" in his South Philadelphia neighborhood
Johnny Doc: Man of influence and contradictions
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
political elite. Hailed as "Johnny Doc" in his South Philadelphia neighborhood of Pennsport, Dougherty is a tough-talking union leader who in January traded punches with a non-union contractor. The same Dougherty sponsored a series of big-name... Read more
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The Morning Call
FBI searches Philly City Hall, union boss Dougherty's homeFBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelp
FBI searches Philly City Hall, union boss Dougherty's home
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
FBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelphia home of Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a nearby union bar named Doc's Union Pub, the electricians' union headquarters and Councilman Bobby Henon's office. FBI spokeswoman... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Union defends financial practices after search(AP) The Latest on federal agents searching several lined to a powerful Philade
Union defends financial practices after search
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 21 days ago
(AP) The Latest on federal agents searching several lined to a powerful Philadelphia labor boss (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Philadelphia labor union is defending its financial practices after federal agents searched several properties linked to... Read more
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Boston Herald
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeFBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelp
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
FBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelphia home of Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a nearby union bar named Doc's Union Pub, the electricians' union headquarters and Councilman Bobby Henon's office. FBI spokeswoman... Read more
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Philly.com
Archive: FBI document outlines Dougherty probewhat the First Amendment was designed to protect." Henry Hockeimer and Richard
Archive: FBI document outlines Dougherty probe
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
what the First Amendment was designed to protect." Henry Hockeimer and Richard A. Sprague, lawyers for Dougherty's union, said Tuesday that the federal probe was "long over with no charges having ever been filed against John Dougherty."... Read more
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CBS News
FBI takes action in probe of powerful Philly labor bossFBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelp
FBI takes action in probe of powerful Philly labor boss
CBS News / Posted 21 days ago
FBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelphia home of Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a nearby union bar named Doc's Union Pub, the electricians' union headquarters and Councilman Bobby Henon's office. FBI spokeswoman... Read more
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Darien News-Review
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeJohnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the Internationa
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
Darien News-Review / Posted 21 days ago
Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, walks outside his home Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia. FBI spokeswoman Carrie... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeJohnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the Internationa
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, walks outside his home Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia. FBI spokeswoman Carrie... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeJohnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the Internationa
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, walks outside his home Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia. FBI spokeswoman Carrie... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeJohnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the Internationa
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, walks outside his home Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia. FBI spokeswoman Carrie... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeJohnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the Internationa
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 days ago
Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, walks outside his home Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia. FBI spokeswoman Carrie... Read more
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The New Canaan News
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeJohnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the Internationa
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
The New Canaan News / Posted 21 days ago
Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, walks outside his home Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia. FBI spokeswoman Carrie... Read more
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Connecticut Post
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeJohnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the Internationa
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a Philadelphia union official who runs the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, walks outside his home Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia. FBI spokeswoman Carrie... Read more
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Island Packet
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' homeFBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelp
FBI searches Philadelphia City Hall, union boss' home
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
FBI spokeswoman confirmed that agents Friday were searching the South Philadelphia home of Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, a nearby union bar named Doc's Union Pub, the electricians' union headquarters and Councilman Bobby Henon's office. FBI spokeswoman... Read more
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