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Largest Labor Day picnic in MN attracts voters and candidates
The 123rd annual Labor Day Picnic in Duluth marks the unofficial end of summer, but kicks off the political season.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Sanders talks middle class revivial at Labor Day breakfast
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was warmly received Monday at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast, firing up state and local labor leaders with talk of the nation's economy.
Aussie Football Players Dress Up as Rolf Harris and Victim
Two Australian Football players are at the centre of a costume controversy after they dressed up as entertainer Rolf Harris, recently convicted for indecent assaults on children, and a young girl.
Labor Day in Detroit with Vice President Biden & Democrat for Governor Mark Schauer
This morning, we hurried down to Navin Field, home of old Tiger Stadium, to hear Vice President Joe Biden speak at 9:30am, his scheduled time.
Scott Gumbleton retires after playing 35 of a possible 183 AFL games
The talent of Scott Gumbleton will remain mostly unfulfilled, with the Fremantle forward retiring after eight years of battling injury.
The Indianapolis Star
John Ketzenberger, president of the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute
Anyone who remembers the heavyweight fights in the General Assembly in recent years over passage of Indiana's right-to-work law might be surprised to Ketzenberger: Labor Day, right to work and unions Anyone who remembers the heavyweight fights in the General Assembly in recent years over passage of Indiana's right-to-work law might be surprised to ... (more)
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Melbourne Demons resigned to losing James Frawley in free agency, says chief executive Peter Jackson
Melbourne Demons chief executive Peter Jackson suspects in-demand free agent James Frawley has played his last game for the AFL club.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Women's Groups Showing Labor Who's Boss
The movement 'in crisis' has groups like Emily's List taking the lead-to get needed female voters out this November.
The comeback of Wayne Carey
Wayne Carey says the first time he started commenting on football he wasn't passionate about it.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Major Sacramento labor leader Bill Camp fired over Kevin Johnson's strong mayor initiative
Bill Camp, the outspoken executive secretary of the Sacramento Central Labor Council, has been fired, apparently because of an internal dispute over Kevin Johnson's strong mayor initiative.
Finance and Commerce
Top Projects: The Penfield
Financing : AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Fund, Dougherty Mortgage, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, St. Paul Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Metropolitan Council, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and Ramsey County Editor's note: This is the 15th installment in Finance & Commerce's Top Projects of ... (more)
Mental health talkback forum
Prof Patrick McGorry is working with the AFL on a research project tracking players' mental health.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers
Top prospect Seager among four heading to AFL
Infielder Corey Seager is one of four Dodgers prospects named Tuesday to the Glendale Desert Dogs' roster for the upcoming Arizona Fall League.
Cuomo's union troubles underscore years of tensions, analysts say
Local public school teacher unions, anti-frackers, and other activists protested outside a Democratic spring dinner at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook Tuesday evening, April 28, 2014, where Governor Andrew Cuomo was scheduled to headline the event.
Quinn among Phillies prospects headed to AFL
Pitchers Colton Murray, Ryan O'Sullivan, Ethan Stewart and Nefi Ogando will be pitching for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Ex-AFL player sues over foot injury
Ex-AFL key defender Matthew Egan is suing a surgeon and the Geelong club doctor over a foot injury that caused him to miss out on the 2007 grand final victory over Port Adelaide and ended his football career.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Wollongong Bulldogs savage Kiama Power
Premiers Wollongong Bulldogs made it a perfect five successive grand finals in South Coast AFL with a dominant 38-point victory over Kiama Power in Saturday's blockbuster qualifying final at West Street Oval.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Aker welcomes probe into cyber bullying claim
Jason Akermanis says he welcomes an official investigation after being at the centre of a complaint for breaching the AFL Victoria cyber safety policy.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
In re-election bid, Cuomo spurned by public unions
In re-election bid, Cuomo spurned by public unions Cuomo battled with public-workers unions.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.