6 hrs ago
Good morning Bendigo! 11.12.13
Homicide squad detectives have arrested and questioned a man over the disappearance of Melbourne schoolgirl Siriyakorn 'Bung' Siriboon more than two years ago.
10 hrs ago
Should Aflac Be Added To My Dividend Growth Accumulation Portfolio?
Using my portfolio fundamental rules , I used the CCC list to select a champion to research.
15 hrs ago
Eliot Cutler Attacks Non-Supporters; Confuses "Independent" With "Passive Aggressive"
First there is this "Questionnaires" page on his campaign website, in which Cutler attempts to make his case with Maine voters after failing to garner endorsements from three groups by sharing the actual submitted documents as Scribd documents: The Sierra Club , MSEA/SEIU and Maine AFL/CIO .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
No locals in big-money group
The mystery group Toledoans for Working Families, which dominated local political airwaves during the final weeks of the Nov. 5 mayoral election, will file its post-election campaign finance report today without listing a single Toledoan's name.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fiji hosts Oceania footy event
FIJI will this week play host to the 2013 Youth AFL Oceania Cup which starts tomorrow at Albert Park in Suva.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Essendon and Robinson in dispute over who approached who
As Essendon and former high-performance boss Dean Robinson prepare for their day in court, it has emerged the two parties are even at loggerheads over who made initial contact with the other leading to Robinson's appointment.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Harry O'Brien to change his surname
Formerly O'Brien, the Collingwood defender/wingman and 2010 All-Australian is changing his surname to "Lumumba" in recognition of his father's family name and his paternal Congolese heritage.
Dispute persists over which hands empty tip jar
Arguing the threat of lawsuits stands between counter workers and the proverbial tip jar, Dunkin Donuts is pushing for a change to state law to let more of its employees share in the generosity of customers.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Blumenauer to Propose Deficit Commission's Gas Tax Increase
If it was good enough for Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the Republican and Democrat authors of President Obama's deficit commission bearing their names, the phased, 15-cent fuel tax increase should be adopted, says Rep. Earl Blumenauer .
National Review Online
Andrew Stiles: The NLRB Flexes Its Muscles
The pro-union board is now a beacon of hope for Big Labor, which has been having a rough year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Single mum battler wins lotto fortune
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The Daily Caller
Amazon astroturf hits Wisconsin governor's new book
The largest government employee union in the country issued a call-to-arms to its 80,000 Facebook followers, encouraging them to leave negative Amazon.com reviews for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's new book, " Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge ."
Tax dollars fund food fight on Thursday
The Restaurant Opportunities Center, a union front and ACORN knockoff, is extending its reach by working with labor groups to stage protests in 100 cities Thursday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
News November 2013
CEPR's paper, " Honduras Since the Coup: Economic and Social Outcomes ," [PDF] examines Honduras' economy and finds that much of the economic and social progress experienced from 2006 - 2009 has been reversed in the years that followed.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Freo must sign Fyfe, Mundy, Barlow
A NEW bushfire awareness campaign puts the onus back onto homeowners, urging people to prepare themselves for the upcoming fire season.
The Miami Herald
Unions target Senate Dems in pension reform battle
Up against a determined effort to curtail state employees' retirement benefits, Illinois' unions are staging an all-out campaign to thwart approval of a breakthrough proposal to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis, specifically targeting a small contingent of moderate Senate Democrats.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Union boss's partner spurns seat
THE partner of CFMEU firebrand John Setka has decided not to seek Labor preselection for a seat in State Parliament.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Thursday, December 5
1792 - Trial of France's King Louis XVI begins; revolutionary coup takes place in Geneva; George Washington is re-elected U.S. president and John Adams as vice president.
Key link to shape Hampden region's stars of the future
FOOTBALL clubs need to make sure they appoint good Auskick co-ordinators to safeguard the sport's future from rival codes.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Wage nominee at Labor also works for AFL-CIO
When the White House nominated David Weil to be in charge of wage enforcement for the Labor Department , officials stressed his weighty academic credentials as a Boston University professor and Harvard University researcher.