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  1. Tailor-made instructionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Madison Park Times

    When Kira had to skip a few days of school last winter due to a stomachache, no one thought much of it. "Your child will be back in school in a few days," they told Ellen Kuwana, Kira's mom.

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  2. Employee security screening procedures: What employers need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Business Journal

    Screening your employees pre- or post-shift can be a valuable security tool to guard against loss of important company information and property. However, a number of challenges have been brought against employers for not paying their employees for the time spent waiting for and undergoing security screenings.

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  3. OSHA: Man killed in H.M. Richards accident lacked trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Newms360.com

    A federal agency says the company that employed a worker who was electrocuted in an October accident in Guntown failed to provide him with required safety training. In a Tuesday news release, the Department of Labor said the training could have saved the life of 46-year-old Marvin Reece.

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  4. Investor Alert: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Market Wire

    Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Corporate Resource Services, Inc. of the May 1, 2015 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action lawsuit filed against CRS and certain executives. A complaint has been filed in the Eastern District of New York on behalf of all persons who purchased CRS common stock between July 1, 2014 through February 6, 2015, inclusive .

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  5. State of County Good, but Low Oil Prices Having an ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KIII

    The state of the county is good, according to Judge Loyd Neal; but he says the price of oil is causing concern for elected leaders. According to a major oil industry analyst, if the price of oil stays near $50 a barrel for much longer, cities like Corpus Christi could fall into recession.

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  6. Bill making officialsa private account e-mails public record stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A bill that would have made private e-mails from state officials public records when they deal with official business appears to have stalled in the Kansas Legislature even as Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton comes under national scrutiny for her use of private e-mail as secretary of state. HB 2300, introduced by Wichita Democrat Rep. Jim Ward, would close a loophole that enables government officials to communicate outside of the boundaries of the state's open records law if they use private e-mail on their personal electronic devices.

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  7. Press Statement Regarding Petraeus' Soft Plea DealRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Today, the Justice Department handed former CIA Director David Petraeus a friendly plea agreement, which includes a recommendation of two years probation under 18 USC Sec. 1924 for illegally disclosing classified information to his mistress. The agreement highlights the grossly unfair double standard in so-called "leak" prosecutions, as eight whistleblowers have been charged under the draconian 1917 Espionage Act since 2008.

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  8. Island's future light rail station to be named ... Mercer Island StationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

    Sound Transit is preparing to finalize station names for all East Link Extension light rail stations. On March 2, the City Council, favoring simplicity, discussed recommending the name "Mercer Island Station" to Sound Transit.

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  9. Can employers require vaccinations?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Can employers require vaccinations? Vaccines for children have been front-page news around the country ever since the breakout of measles at Disneyland earlier this year. Rightfully, the focus has been on children who are unvaccinated and the effect it has on schools and places of public accommodation.

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  10. Same-Sex Spouses to be Covered by FMLA as of March 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor finalized a new rule expanding protections under the Family and Medical Leave Act for same-sex married couples. The FMLA provides 12 weeks of job-protected leave for eligible employees and can be used to care for a spouse with a serious health condition.

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  11. Charleston Law Firm, Rosen Hagood, Names New MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Both of them have demonstrated a high level of commitment to our clients and to the firm, and we are very proud of their accomplishments. Rosen Hagood is pleased to announce that John Rosen and Rene Stuhr Dukes have been named non-equity members of the firm, effective January 1, 2015.

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  12. Notice of Public MeetingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sun Advocate

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners, Carbon County, State of Utah, will hold a Regular Public Meeting in the Commission Room of the Courthouse Building, 120 East Main, Price, Utah, Commencing at 4:30 PM, on Wednesday March 04, 2015.

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  13. Fallen firefighter's widow and kids denied benefits because of legal wranging, supporters...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NJ.com

    MOUNT OLIVE - Local firefighters plan to rally at tonight's council meeting because, they say, the widow and children of an assistant fire chief still haven't received survivor benefits to which they're entitled more than three years after his death. Assistant Fire Chief Tom Shields died on May 31, 2011 after responding to Mountainview Elementary School on a report that a child was suffering from heat exhaustion.

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  14. Fighting the Fiduciary Rule Before It's Been Even ProposedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Not long after President Obama expressed the desire that the Department of Labor implement a fiduciary rule for brokers who work on retirement plans; did one of Wall Street's paid minions strike back. Rep. Ann Wagner submitted a bill to delay the DOL's fiduciary rule until the Securities Exchange Commission issue its own fiduciary rule.

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  15. Rev. Al Sharpton To Keynote Selma a AIDS Is A Civil Rights Issuea Town HallRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Sharpton to be honored with Human Rights Vanguard Award for contributions to AHF's year-long black and Latino HIV/AIDS national public awareness campaign )--Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton will keynote a special " AIDS Is A Civil Rights Issue " town hall discussion sponsored by AIDS Healthcare Foundation , the largest global AIDS organization, at Selma University on Saturday, March 7 th from 7 - 9 p.m. to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" Selma-to-Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 .

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  16. Cuomo Hopes To Raise Minimum Wag...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the "Fight for Fair Pay" campaign, a call to action to raise the minimum wage in New York this year.

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  17. GOP looks to protect employer wellness programs in ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    Republicans are trying to fend off a legal attack against one of the few pieces of ObamaCare that has achieved bipartisan support in Congress. A half-dozen Republicans in the House and Senate introduced legislation Tuesday to protect an employee wellness program that discounts healthcare costs for workers who demonstrate healthy lifestyles.

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  18. SmartLink Transit poised for layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    "I've been through probably four or five layoffs all in all," he said. "Could it happen? Yes.

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  19. OSHA Cites Middlesex County Company For Alleged Safety ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A federal safety investigation, launched after a worker at a South Brunswick company suffered an electrical shock, has resulted in citations for ten serious violations, authorities said. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration had cited Seldat Distribution Inc., at 15 Thatcher Road, in the Dayton section of town, for violations that include blocked exits and electrical hazards, authorities said.

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  20. Tough, No-Nonsense Sen. Barbara Milkulski Announces RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    "Trailblazer" does not even begin to describe Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who announced recently she is retiring from the Senate after finishing her fifth term next year. In an era when women tended to get into the Senate by virtue of taking a deceased husband's place, Mikulski became the first Democratic woman to be elected to the Senate in her own right.

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