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Daily Telegraph
UK cabbies fight back against UberAs Uber’s popular smartphone app can turn anyone into a minicab chauffeur, thos
UK cabbies fight back against Uber
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 minutes ago
As Uber’s popular smartphone app can turn anyone into a minicab chauffeur, those drivers can set their own prices for the journeys they make. As a result, the company has become the target of a string of lawsuits around the world for unfair... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Uber ordered by judge to face class action over employee statusUber Technologies Inc. will have to defend a group lawsuit brought by drivers s
Uber ordered by judge to face class action over employee status
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 26 minutes ago
Uber Technologies Inc. will have to defend a group lawsuit brought by drivers seeking the pay and benefits of employees. The ruling may slow Uber and cut into its $50 billion valuation. It could affect drivers around the country, even though the San... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Uber Drivers' Labor Lawsuit Granted Class Action Status In CaliforniaSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in
Uber Drivers' Labor Lawsuit Granted Class Action Status In California
The Huffington Post / Posted 32 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a U.S. judge said on Tuesday, in a ruling in a case that could have wide implications for the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Work is a pain for 1530 localsONE person died and 1530 Ipswich workers were hurt on the job in just two years
Work is a pain for 1530 locals
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 54 minutes ago
ONE person died and 1530 Ipswich workers were hurt on the job in just two years. A QT analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. An employee from the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Uber drivers gain class action status in lawsuit challenging company practicesUber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether the
Uber drivers gain class action status in lawsuit challenging company practices
Guardian Unlimited / Posted an hour ago
Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a US judge said on Tuesday, in a ruling in a case that could have wide implications for the sharing economy. Three drivers... Read more
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The Morning Call
Uber ordered by judge to face class action over employee statusUber Technologies Inc. will have to defend a group lawsuit brought by drivers s
Uber ordered by judge to face class action over employee status
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
Uber Technologies Inc. will have to defend a group lawsuit brought by drivers seeking the pay and benefits of employees. The ruling may slow Uber and cut into its $50 billion valuation. It could affect drivers around the country, even though the San... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Uber drivers granted class action status in lawsuit over tipsSAN FRANCISCO: Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation o
Uber drivers granted class action status in lawsuit over tips
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a U.S. judge said on Tuesday, in a ruling in a case that could have wide implications for the sharing... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Uber drivers granted class action status in lawsuit over tipsThe Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, Californ
Uber drivers granted class action status in lawsuit over tips
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 hours ago
The Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, California May 7, 2015. SAN FRANCISCO Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a U.S. judge said... Read more
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Business Insurance
Firefighter who can’t prove source of fungal disease denied compIt’s not presumed that a Washington state man developed a fungal infection beca
Firefighter who can’t prove source of fungal disease denied comp
Business Insurance / Posted 4 hours ago
It’s not presumed that a Washington state man developed a fungal infection because of his work as a firefighter, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled. Edward O. Gorre worked as a firefighter for the city of Tacoma, Washington, since 1997, court... Read more
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Business Insurance
Injured worker's verdict in spring factory accident upheldA Texas appellate court has upheld most of a $780,000 jury verdict against a Te
Injured worker's verdict in spring factory accident upheld
Business Insurance / Posted 4 hours ago
A Texas appellate court has upheld most of a $780,000 jury verdict against a Texas workers compensation nonsubscriber, finding that evidence supported the jury’s award to an injured worker. Joseph Favalora worked for Katy Spring & Manufacturing Inc.... Read more
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Queensland Times
One person died and 1530 Ipswich workers hurt on the jobONE person died and 1530 Ipswich workers were hurt on the job in just two years
One person died and 1530 Ipswich workers hurt on the job
Queensland Times / Posted 5 hours ago
ONE person died and 1530 Ipswich workers were hurt on the job in just two years. A QT analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. An employee from the... Read more
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The Daily Record
Executive DirectorThe Uninsured Employers' Fund is seeking an with knowledge of workers' compens
Executive Director
The Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
The Uninsured Employers' Fund is seeking an with knowledge of workers' compensation to provide guidance to the staff and the Board in maintaining existing programs, evaluating and developing new programs, and directing fiscal... Read more
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The Daily Record
Executive DirectorThe Uninsured Employers’ Fund is seeking an with knowledge of workers’ compens
Executive Director
The Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
The Uninsured Employers’ Fund is seeking an with knowledge of workers’ compensation to provide guidance to the staff and the Board in maintaining existing programs, evaluating and developing new programs, and directing fiscal... Read more
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The Morning Call
Schuylkill County sells Rest Haven nursing homeSchuylkill County has completed the sale of its 142-bed nursing home to Lakewoo
Schuylkill County sells Rest Haven nursing home
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
Schuylkill County has completed the sale of its 142-bed nursing home to Lakewood, New Jersey-based Investment 360° for $11 million. The private operator took over the facility at midnight Tuesday. Stagnant Medicare reimbursement and rising care... Read more
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Business Insurance
Insurance policyholders demanding 'micro-specialization'DALLAS — Generalists in the insurance industry are an endangered species, accor
Insurance policyholders demanding 'micro-specialization'
Business Insurance / Posted 5 hours ago
DALLAS — Generalists in the insurance industry are an endangered species, according the CEO of MarketScout. “You’re probably dead and don’t know it,” said MarketScout CEO Richard Kerr of generalists. Clients want more than just specialization, they... Read more
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Business Wire
MedRisk CE Webinar Introduces Attendees to Musculoskeletal Injuries/FracturesKING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MedRisk, Inc., the leader in managed phy
MedRisk CE Webinar Introduces Attendees to Musculoskeletal Injuries/Fractures
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MedRisk, Inc., the leader in managed physical medicine and diagnostic imaging services for workers’ compensation, will present the “Musculoskeletal Injuries/Fractures,” webinar on September 3. MedRisk brings... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Throop settles with disgruntled bus firmTHROOP — Borough council approved a settlement Monday in a civil suit claiming
Throop settles with disgruntled bus firm
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
THROOP — Borough council approved a settlement Monday in a civil suit claiming the police chief and his wife heckled school bus contractor Runco Transportation Inc. and a former Mid Valley School District superintendent. Council agreed to a $120,000... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
The upsurge in uncertain workThis varied group includes independent contractors, temporary workers, the self
The upsurge in uncertain work
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 19 hours ago
This varied group includes independent contractors, temporary workers, the self-employed, part-timers, freelancers and free agents. Most file 1099s rather than W2s, for tax purposes. On demand and on call - in the "share" economy, the "gig" economy... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Column: Hire right the first timeEntrepreneurs and owners of small businesses are accustomed to doing everything
Column: Hire right the first time
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 21 hours ago
Entrepreneurs and owners of small businesses are accustomed to doing everything it takes to move their business forward. But there comes a time when even the most efficient entrepreneur must call in help. For most startups and small businesses,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Injured restaurant worker denied lifetime comp benefitsAn injured Texas worker who suffered a back injury cannot receive lifetime work
Injured restaurant worker denied lifetime comp benefits
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
An injured Texas worker who suffered a back injury cannot receive lifetime workers compensation benefits because evidence failed to show that her claim was directly related to her work accident, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled. Gloria De La Cruz... Read more
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Business Insurance
Comp rate decreases recommended for two southern statesThe National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. has filed for workers compe
Comp rate decreases recommended for two southern states
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
The National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. has filed for workers compensation rate decreases in Kentucky and West Virginia. At its West Virginia Advisory Forum presentation on Tuesday, NCCI proposed an overall workers compensation loss cost... Read more
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Business Insurance
Injured restaurant worker denied lifetime comp benefitsAn injured Texas worker who suffered a back injury cannot receive lifetime work
Injured restaurant worker denied lifetime comp benefits
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
An injured Texas worker who suffered a back injury cannot receive lifetime workers compensation benefits because evidence failed to show that her claim was directly related to her work accident, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled. Gloria De La Cruz... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Bankers nix credit union participation in Tech Park loanThe bankers may or may not have a technical point on the lending activity. But
Bankers nix credit union participation in Tech Park loan
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
The bankers may or may not have a technical point on the lending activity. But this is very clear — they are treading into suspect territory. Back to the beginning: The Little Regional Rock Chamber of Commerce is a tax-exempt organization (no taxes... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Workplace wellness: Workstation ergonomics and your healthMany people underestimate the importance and value of workstation ergonomics. W
Workplace wellness: Workstation ergonomics and your health
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
Many people underestimate the importance and value of workstation ergonomics. Without proper ergonomics, your body can undergo a tremendous amount of stress and damage from consistent poor posture and repetitive, unnecessary movements. Therefore, it... Read more
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Business Wire
PrimePay’s Upgraded Online Payroll System Adds Simplicity, Efficiency for SMBsWith insight from GeoStrategy market research, PrimePay overhauled its platform
PrimePay’s Upgraded Online Payroll System Adds Simplicity, Efficiency for SMBs
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
With insight from GeoStrategy market research, PrimePay overhauled its platform, centering the design scheme on a contemporary, intuitive user environment. The new online payroll interface combines modern navigation and aesthetic features congruent... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
STEM workers to join ranks of 'precariat'?Hey students. Think a degree in science, technology, engineering or math (or ST
STEM workers to join ranks of 'precariat'?
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
Hey students. Think a degree in science, technology, engineering or math (or STEM) is a surefire way to get a job? Better think again. New evidence outlined John Russo in this week's Working Class Perspectives suggests otherwise. If you listen to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
West Frankfort woman appointed to IL State Board of HealthGovernor Bruce Rauner announced appointed a West Franfort woman to the Illinois
West Frankfort woman appointed to IL State Board of Health
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
Governor Bruce Rauner announced appointed a West Franfort woman to the Illinois State Board of Health. Gov. Rauner made appointments to the Illinois Workforce Investment Board, the State Employees’ Retirement System, the State Board of Health and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Empire BlueCross BlueShield CEO promoted to position with AnthemBrian Griffin, Empire BlueCross BlueShield CEO, was promoted to a post at Anthe
Empire BlueCross BlueShield CEO promoted to position with Anthem
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Brian Griffin, Empire BlueCross BlueShield CEO, was promoted to a post at Anthem. The New York City area's largest health insurer will soon have a new leader. Brian Griffin, the president and chief executive of Empire BlueCross BlueShield, has been... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
National group steers clear of Fayetteville LGBT rights campaignFAYETTEVILLE -- If proponents are successful Sept. 8 in ratifying the city's Un
National group steers clear of Fayetteville LGBT rights campaign
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
FAYETTEVILLE -- If proponents are successful Sept. 8 in ratifying the city's Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance, it will be without the support of the nation's largest LGBT advocacy organization. Representatives for the Washington-based Human... Read more
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Northern Star
Work in an office? Your job is more dangerous than you thinkTWO people died and 2595 Northern Rivers workers were hurt on the job in just t
Work in an office? Your job is more dangerous than you think
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
TWO people died and 2595 Northern Rivers workers were hurt on the job in just two years. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. A person... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two yearsTWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two years
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
TWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the Sunshine Coast. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. Two... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two yearsTWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two years
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
TWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the Sunshine Coast. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. Two... Read more
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Queensland Times
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two yearsTWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two years
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
TWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the Sunshine Coast. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. Two... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two yearsTWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two years
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
TWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the Sunshine Coast. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. Two... Read more
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News Mail
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two yearsTWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the
Nearly 3000 workers hurt on Sunshine Coast in two years
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
TWO workers died and 2860 people were hurt on the job in just two years on the Sunshine Coast. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. Two... Read more
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Business Insurance
Ontario mulls workers comp reformsOntario regulators' proposal to change the way employers' premiums are set as p
Ontario mulls workers comp reforms
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
Ontario regulators' proposal to change the way employers' premiums are set as part of a revamp of the province's workers compensation system is getting some industry support. If adopted, the Ontario Rate Framework Reform would transition Ontario's... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Clarence racks up 745 injury claims in just two yearsCLARENCE Valley workers racked up 745 injury claims in just two years. An APN
Clarence racks up 745 injury claims in just two years
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
CLARENCE Valley workers racked up 745 injury claims in just two years. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. A total of 390 employees... Read more
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Northern Star
Clarence racks up 745 injury claims in just two yearsCLARENCE Valley workers racked up 745 injury claims in just two years. An APN
Clarence racks up 745 injury claims in just two years
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
CLARENCE Valley workers racked up 745 injury claims in just two years. An APN Newsdesk analysis of Safe Work Australia workers' compensation claim data reveals office workers are at highest risk of injury in our region. A total of 390 employees... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changesInjured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensa
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments. Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments if their condition deteriorates over time as a result of a NSW... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Family finds hope after decline of film industry left it destituteWhen North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did
Family finds hope after decline of film industry left it destitute
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
When North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did special effects for the movie industry, left Wilmington with his family to look for work. He went to Charleston, S.C., where the only work he found was non-union... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changesInjured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensa
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changes
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments. Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments if their condition deteriorates over time as a result of a NSW... Read more
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The Young Witness
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changesInjured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensa
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changes
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments. Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments if their condition deteriorates over time as a result of a NSW... Read more
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Western Advocate
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changesInjured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensa
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changes
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments. Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments if their condition deteriorates over time as a result of a NSW... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changesInjured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensa
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changes
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments. Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments if their condition deteriorates over time as a result of a NSW... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changesTeacher Dianne Denton who injured her shoulder in a fall in late 2013 has less
Fears thousands will still slip through the net after workers compensation changes
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Teacher Dianne Denton who injured her shoulder in a fall in late 2013 has less than two months to appeal an insurer’s decision. Photo: Christopher Pearce Injured workers will no longer have the opportunity to top up lump sum compensation payments if... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Noble County commissioners sign construction schedule, estimate for projectsCALDWELL -- Noble County commissioners signed two documents for the wastewater
Noble County commissioners sign construction schedule, estimate for projects
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
CALDWELL -- Noble County commissioners signed two documents for the wastewater system and sewer projects during the Aug. 20 meeting. President of the Board Gary Rossiter was authorized to sign the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund construction... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
National group out on anti-bias lawFAYETTEVILLE -- If proponents are successful Sept. 8 in ratifying the city's Un
National group out on anti-bias law
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- If proponents are successful Sept. 8 in ratifying the city's Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance, it will be without the support of the nation's largest LGBT advocacy organization. Representatives for the Washington-based Human... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Decline of film industry left family destitute, but find hopeWhen North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did
Decline of film industry left family destitute, but find hope
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
When North Carolina's film incentive program all but dried up, Thomas, who did special effects for the movie industry, left Wilmington with his family to look for work. He went to Charleston, S.C., where the only work he found was non-union... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
LaHood puts on miles in congressional raceQUINCY -- Darin LaHood has maintained a frenetic pace on the campaign trail in
LaHood puts on miles in congressional race
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 2 days ago
QUINCY -- Darin LaHood has maintained a frenetic pace on the campaign trail in the Sept. 10 special election for Congress. "I'm not taking anything for granted. I'm working to earn every vote," the Republican nominee said. One recent day, he left... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Civil Cases,51st district court A150365C — Bobby Gene Wilson v. Shane Alfred Ori, Timothy
Civil Cases,
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
51st district court A150365C — Bobby Gene Wilson v. Shane Alfred Ori, Timothy R. Ori, injury or damage — motor vehicle, filed Aug. 26 119th district court B150361C — State of Texas v. Bryan Williams, civil cases relating to criminal matters, filed... Read more
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