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15 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Cuomo says he has "overwhelming support of the union movement"

Cuomo says he has "overwhelming support of the union movement" Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/VIFJ3t Public-employees unions have spurned Gov. Andrew Cuomo in recent weeks, choosing to mainly stay on the sidelines during his re-election bid rather than endorse him.

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20 hrs ago | The Ararat Advertiser

'Educate yourself' - Crocker on tackling violence against women

THE IMPACT of violence against women didn't hit home for North Melbourne Football Club's Darren Crocker until an emotive presentation by a woman directly exposed to it.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Union leader urges Mallott, Walker to join forces in race for governor

The state's top union official said Wednesday he doesn't believe the Alaska AFL-CIO will endorse anyone for governor if the two leading challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell can't agree to merge their campaigns, with one becoming the other's lieutenant governor.

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Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, Video Games, Sean Parnell, US Governors, US News, Fairbanks, AK

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Caller

Unions Hesitant To Endorse Andrew Cuomo

The 2.5 million-member New York chapter of the AFL-CIO is taking a pass on endorsing Cuomo despite originally supporting him during his first run for governor in 2010, The Legislative Gazette reported Tuesday.

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106.7 KISS FM

More Unions Snub Governor Cuomo

The New York State AFL-CIO has announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

No AFL-CIO endorsement for New York Gov. Cuomo

The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections.

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Albany Times Union

AFL-CIO backs

The state branch of the AFL-CIO is throwing its support behind state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli as the clock ticks down to Election Day.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Mitch Perry Report 8.18.14: Political consultants think Eastern Hillsborough voters are pretty stupid

Eastern Hillsborough is easily the most socially conservative part of the vast county, but there are a sizable number of Democrats out there who believe that credible moderate candidates have a chance.

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Related Topix: US News, Florida, Valrico, FL, Riverview, FL, Big Ant Studios, Video Games, Hillsborough County, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Age

Does Melbourne deserve an AFL priority pick?

Melbourne captain Nathan Jones says he is unsure whether or not his club deserves a priority pick, but was nevertheless left "shattered" by what was "obviously an embarrassing performance" by the Demons on Sunday in their 64-point defeat at the hands of GWS.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

News Max

Wisconsin Governor's Race Is Dead Heat

With the latest polls in Wisconsin showing Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a dead heat with Democratic opponent Mary Burke, there is only one major issue: Walker himself, a national figure and his reforms of healthcare and pensions for many public employees.

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Related Topix: US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, Pop/Rock, Marquette University, Big Ant Studios, Video Games, Michigan

Thu Aug 14, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Exide Technologies Issues Layoff Notices to Employees at Vernon, California Recycling Facility

Exide Technologies , a global leader in stored electrical-energy solutions, today issued layoff notices to certain employees at the Company's recycling facility in Vernon, California.

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Canberra Times

Eagles dealt blow: LeCras ruled out

Essendon are breathing a sigh of relief, with star West Coast forward Mark LeCras ruled out of Saturday's crunch AFL clash at Etihad Stadium.

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NEWS.com.au

Nightclub manager Tropeano bashed AFL star's twin

NEARLY 30 drivers have been caught attempting to evade new point-to-point speed cameras - with manoeuvres including swerving onto the wrong side of the road - new SA Police figures show.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Age

Ian Prendergast wants to stay at AFLPA

The AFL Players Association's hierarchy could be revamped further in light of Ian Prendergast's preference to stay at the organisation and work alongside new boss Paul Marsh, despite missing out on the CEO's position.

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NBC Washington

Sherwood's Notebook: The Mayoral Campaigna Cleaning Up

Union leaders on Monday milled about in front of the imposing headquarters of the AFL-CIO on 16th Street, a strip of yellow "caution" tape warding off any vehicles that might try to pull onto the expansive driveway.

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Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, Video Games, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bloomberg

Obama Scales Back Lobbyist Ban on Commissions After Suit

President Barack Obama is reversing part of a ban he imposed on lobbyists serving on federal boards and commissions after lobbyists went to court to argue the prohibition violated their free-speech rights.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Washington Examiner

Workers get chance to decertify union four years after NLRB said no

On Aug. 20 and 21, the workers at a Houston plant owned by Lamons Gasket Co. will vote whether to retain United Steelworkers of America as their union .

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Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, Video Games, George Bush, W.

Sunshine State News

Democrats, Liberals Reap Massive Cash Advantage from Top Political Spenders

With less than 100 days until the November midterm elections, updated federal campaign finance records show Democrats and liberals are way ahead of their Republican counterparts in receiving donations from large organizations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Rick Scott, US Governors, Big Ant Studios, Video Games

Sun Aug 10, 2014

ABC News

Essendon, James Hird take on ASADA at Federal Court

The Essendon Football Club and suspended coach James Hird head to the Federal Court today to begin a challenge against the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority's ongoing investigation into the club's 2012 supplements program.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Big Ant Studios, Video Games

NEWS.com.au

Footage shows alleged bashing of Power star's twin brother

GAMBLING addiction warnings on advertising and products are to be strengthened and could include telling addicts they risk losing their homes or falling victim to suicide.

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