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4 hrs ago | The Age

Caddy out for eight weeks

Geelong's Josh Caddy is set to miss eight weeks after he broke a foot in a mishap at training on Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NACD

Average CEO's Pay 331 Times Workers' Pay

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cites new pay comparisons released Tuesday by the AFL-CIO in reporting that "the average American worker would have to work 331 years to match last year's pay of the typical chief executive in corporate America."

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Daily Kos

CEO pay at top companies now 331 times that of average worker, 774 times that of minimum-wage worker

On Sunday, The New York Times published its 2013 compensation survey of CEOs at the 100 largest publicly traded American companies.

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The Age

Melbourne's Jack Trengove relieved to find an explanation for his struggles

As Jack Trengove's fifth season of AFL football came to a premature end, one of his key former coaches has insisted he deserved his No.

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Common Dreams

CEO Pay Soars As Worker Pay Stagnates

How's your job going if you even have one? The odds are very, very high that you haven't seen a raise in a long time.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Oregonian

Portland Thunder try to solidify QB spot with trade for Kyle Rowley

The Portland Thunder picked up 2010 ArenaBowl champion quarterback Kyle Rowley from the Orlando Predators in return for top wide receiver Jeffrey Solomon.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Cycling News

Cycling Australia interim CEO agrees to a final contract extension

In an internal correspondence to Cycling Australia staff and board members, interim CEO Adrian Anderson addressed his first five months in the role and announced that he is has "agreed to a final contract extension through until 9 May" in an effort to complete key tasks set in motion until a permanent CEO can be recruited.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Detroit News

Labor's rhetoric vs. reality

Last week's Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. FEC struck down federal limits on the total amount individuals can contribute to combinations of federal candidates and parties during a two-year election cycle.

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Gawker

Nobody Deserves a New Mansion More Than Les Moonves

Lots of corporate CEOs are overpaid, but perhaps none is as spectacularly and flagrantly overpaid as Les Moonves, who runs CBS, a company most famous for making bad TV shows.

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The Courier

BFL: Sebastopol secures former AFL-listed player for one-off game

Former AFL-listed player Lucas Cook and Coleman Schache from the North Ballarat Roosters were both cleared late today to play for the Burras, having missed out on selection for the VFL senior side.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Connecticut Post

Deja vu: Rowland indicted for campaign cover-up

In this July 2, 2010 file photo, former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland sits in studio as a talk show host on WTIC AM radio in Farmington, Conn.

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The Age

Saints open to return home

St Kilda says its involvement in the proposed multimillion dollar redevelopment of Junction Oval is ''highly speculative'', although the club has not closed the door on the romantic notion of returning to its original home.

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The Age

Coaches cost AFL clubs $5m-$6m in payouts

In an unseen development that has been raised in equalisation discussions, coaches who had time remaining on their contracts received payouts exceeding $5 million during the period from 2010 and 2013.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Age

Footballer Jason Ball has encouraged gay AFL players to be open about their sexuality.

A prominent openly gay Australian Rules footballer has urged other gay footballers to come out, as the major sporting codes came together in a forum to tackle homophobia in sports.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Age

Port Adelaide turning into a power with 50,000 members

As it prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its breakthrough premiership, Port Adelaide has emerged as a good example of a club prepared to diligently work to close the divide between the rich and poor as part of the AFL's equalisation debate.

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The Age

Danny Frawley fears impact of free agency

James Frawley's famous uncle has admitted to some discomfort upon reading about the Melbourne defender's astronomical asking price.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Home birth was too risky: coroner

A BABY who died after a home birth with minimal medical intervention at a farm in central Victoria should have been born in a hospital, a coroner says.

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Politico

Labor groups slam Colombia plan

Colombian plan aimed at reducing violence against workers and strengthening labor rights in the Latin American country is failing on both counts, labor groups in the two countries said in reports being released Monday that call on the governments to continue efforts for another four years.

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The Age

AFL warns of vigilance on caffeine

Players have been warned they will need to be vigilant and stay within a ''safe level'' of caffeine intake as part of the AFL's crackdown on supplements.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Megan Gale is nervous in behind-the-scenes video of her nude...

New hope in hunt of missing flight MH370: Now THREE separate 'pulsing signals' similar to a plane's black box recorder are detected 5.6-miles under the southern Indian Ocean Now that's what you call door-to-door service: Railway line runs through streets so narrow the train squeezes past shop fronts and traders 'I feel over-exposed': Megan Gale is ... (more)

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