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3 hrs ago | New York Business.com

State's workforce training deeply flawed, study says

A certification program that is the cornerstone of New York's job-training strategy for young adults is deeply flawed and almost entirely ignored by employers, a report to be released Monday says.

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7 hrs ago | The News Tribune

State ends asbestos cleanup by prisoners

The state Department of Corrections says it has shut down a 23-year-old program that deployed inmate work crews to remove asbestos-containing material.

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Related Topix: Law, Cedar Creek Corrections Center, State Prisons, Prison, Tumwater, WA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner

Compo bid against Transend

A TRANSEND employee accused of taking kickbacks has lodged a worker's compensation claim that the allegations caused him mental anguish.

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Anson Record

Anson High School earns $2 million Youth Career-Connect GrantApril 14th | 0

"The future is now," beamed Charles Murphy, principal of Anson High School, when asked his reaction to the new federal Youth Career-Connect Grant which the school system has received.

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Related Topix: Anson County, NC, Law, Education Etc.

SeacoastOnline

New Hampshire Roll Call

HB 1170, "repealing the death penalty in New Hampshire," is primarily sponsored by Rep. Robert Cushing.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Common Dreams

The Mentality of J. Edgar Hoover's FBI Undergirds Today's Surveillance State

The new documentary 1971 , about the formerly anonymous FBI burglars who exposed the crimes of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, debuted to a rapt audience at the Tribecca film festival last night.

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Related Topix: Law, US News, Patriot Act, Criminal Defense Law, ACLU, Liberal Political News

Tallahassee Democrat

Ben Ritter: Gas-pump bill is good for the state

Obtaining free assistance with pumping gas has been a huge problem for people with disabilities ever since gas stations switched from full service to self-service.

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Related Topix: Law, Hillsborough County, FL, St. Lucie, FL, Cellphones, Healthcare Law

Boise Weekly

Boise Jobless Rate Holds Steady; Jumps In Nampa, Meridian and Caldwell

While the state of Idaho's unemployment rate dropped in March to its lowest level in five-and-a-half years, the jobless rate in Boise remained steady.

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Related Topix: Boise, ID, Caldwell, ID, Meridian, ID, Nampa, ID, Law, Ada County, ID

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Law Professor Blogs Network

Article on Trust Variation and ERISA

Peter J. Wiedenbeck recently published an article entitled, Trust Variation and ERISA's 'Presumption of Prudence' , Tax Notes, Vol.

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Related Topix: Law, Pension

TwinCities

Retiring entrepreneurs find new owners on payroll

Chrissy Stewart, senior chemist, does a coression test for protextive qualities of paint at KTA-Tator, an employee owned company, in Findlay, Pa., on April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tax, Law, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter - a move that could complicate contract negotiations at the port.

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Related Topix: Law, University of Baltimore

Wall Street Journal

Anti-Discrimination Laws Didn't Help Older Men Get Back to Work

Tough age-discrimination laws didn't do much to help older unemployed men find work during and after the recession, according to a recent analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco .

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Irvine, CA, Law

The Town Talk

Cal Thomas: Kathleen Sebelius the scapegoat for Obamacare

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas Government, Kansas, Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Hudson Valley gains jobs in March

Jobs in the Hudson Valley region show year-over-year gains as the private sector added employees in most major categories in March, leaving a recent upbeat trend intact.

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Related Topix: Law, Dutchess County, NY, Ulster County, NY

Patch.com

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

By Mike Denison, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland government entities have suffered at least six cyberattacks since the beginning of 2013, according to incident reports from the Department of Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Law

News9 Oklahoma City

State Investigators Of Narconon Arrowhead Say They Were Wrongfully Fired

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse started investigating Narconon Arrowhead in July 2012 after three people died at the facility in nine months' time.

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Los Banos Enterprise

Longtime eatery closes its doors

Los Banos residents can no longer get a hand-cut egg roll or Chinese chicken salad from Ming's restaurant, a town favorite since before 1968.

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Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Law

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala jobless rate jumps to 6.7 percent

The state Department of Labor says Alabama's March unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, which is three-tenths of a percent higher than the February rate.

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Related Topix: Law, Alabama, Alabama Government

YourErie

PA Unemployment Down to 6%

April 18, 2014 Harrisburg - Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for March 2014.

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Salisbury Journal

Doctor 'vindicated' by tribunal

Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers A heart doctor who turned whistleblower to expose NHS safety fears said he felt "vindicated" after winning an unfair dismissal case following a prolonged dispute with hospital bosses.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Law

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